© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedHomeRemediesfor theFamilyThis information is not intended as a substitute for...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedSource: findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0HRG/is_1999_June/ai_n18609443/pg_2As...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedHealth and wellness go hand-in-handand it all starts at home; beforereaching ...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedEchinacea
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedAntibiotics kill all bacteria, but that includesthe good bacteria your child’...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedEchinaceaCommonly known asthe purple coneflower,this is one of the top-sellin...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedEchinacea stimulates the production of white bloodcells and helps your body a...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedAppleCiderVinegar
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedCongestionIf your child is fighting acold, then you know howdifficult it is t...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedSteamingBreaking up congestionwill allow for a moreproductive cough, whichmay...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedSteamingBoil one part vinegarto two parts water in asauce pan and help yourch...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedVaporizer/HumidifierAdd a cup of apple cidervinegar to the water in avaporize...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedSore ThroatFor a sore throat, add to aglass of water, as muchApple Cider Vine...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedIf your child is also suffering with a mild fever,don’t reach for over-the-co...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedSoak a pair of cotton or wool socks in Apple CiderVinegar, wring them out, an...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reserved• If applied directly to asunburn, vinegar will soothand remove the sting• Fo...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedGinger Root
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedChinese herbalists discovered the healing propertiesof this herb 2,500 years ...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedDigestive BenefitsBoil the root in water and sip like a ginger tea;this can h...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedRespiratory BenefitsGinger root or oil can be good expectorantsand helpful in...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedGarlic
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedEaracheThe number one causeof pediatrician’s visits,a child with an earacheis...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedEaracheRedness and irritation tothe middle ear can causeintense pain, but thi...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedHerbal EardropsHerbal eardrops can bepurchased at most healthfood stores or y...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedTo administer: have your child lie on their side,then pour two to three drops...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedAfter administering the ear drops, plug theear loosely with a cotton ball and...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedAloe Vera
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedHealing PropertiesWell known for its healing properties, aloe verahas been us...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedApplicationSlice the leaf and applythe gel directly to theskin or buy pure al...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedOral BenefitsRecent reports show that aloe vera can alsotreat many oral healt...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedOral UsesIt has been reported that aloe vera accelerateshealing and reduces p...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedOral ApplicationSince Aloe Vera does not have a bad taste orsting when applie...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedProbiotics
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedWhat is Flora?The body has bacteria that work for us notagainst us; these fri...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedWhat is Yeast?Yeast is a parasitic organism that absorbsour nutrients and pro...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedAn Important BalanceWhile it is normal for small amounts of yeast tobe presen...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedAntibiotic DangersThe problem caused by antibiotic use is that itkills every ...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedUnhealthy Balance• Thrush• Vaginal yeast infections• Diarrhea• Diaper RashDep...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedAcidophilus is the mostcommonly known andreadily availableprobioticthat will ...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedDairy products weaken the immune systemlessening the effect of the probioticT...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedConcernedTips forParents
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedThe best ingredients for home remedies are goingto come from natural and heal...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedQuality CountsDo not think that you can get the same qualityoff the counter a...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reserved• www.icpa4kids.org• www.mothering.com• www.prevention.com• www.mercola.comWe...
© 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedYour Doctor of Chiropractic is dedicated to yourfamily’s health and wellness....
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  1. 1. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedHomeRemediesfor theFamilyThis information is not intended as a substitute for medical consultation or treatment.
  2. 2. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedSource: findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0HRG/is_1999_June/ai_n18609443/pg_2As research is proving the dangers in theover usage of over-the-counter andprescription medications, parents are lookingfor healthier options for their children
  3. 3. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedHealth and wellness go hand-in-handand it all starts at home; beforereaching for a pharmaceutical chemicallook for healthier choices
  4. 4. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedEchinacea
  5. 5. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedAntibiotics kill all bacteria, but that includesthe good bacteria your child’s body needs tobe healthyChoose instead a naturalfighter that will kill thebad bacteria whileprotecting your child’simmune systemAntibiotic Alternative
  6. 6. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedEchinaceaCommonly known asthe purple coneflower,this is one of the top-selling herbs and bestknown for its abilityto boost immunitySource: www.allnatural.net/herbpages/echinacea.shtml
  7. 7. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedEchinacea stimulates the production of white bloodcells and helps your body attack viruses and fightcolds, coughs, flu and other respiratory conditionsEchinacea
  8. 8. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedAppleCiderVinegar
  9. 9. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedCongestionIf your child is fighting acold, then you know howdifficult it is to soothetheir discomfort
  10. 10. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedSteamingBreaking up congestionwill allow for a moreproductive cough, whichmay speed up yourchild’s overall recoveryCautionary note: Do not leave childrenunattended when steaming.
  11. 11. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedSteamingBoil one part vinegarto two parts water in asauce pan and help yourchild stand near the stoveto inhale the steamRecommended Time andFrequency: 1 to 3 mins.3 to 4 times a daySource: www.inhouseremedy.com/congestion-remedies.shtmlCautionary note: Do not leave childrenunattended when steaming.
  12. 12. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedVaporizer/HumidifierAdd a cup of apple cidervinegar to the water in avaporizer or humidifierThis can then be ran whilethey’re sleeping and duringthe day in their activity area
  13. 13. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedSore ThroatFor a sore throat, add to aglass of water, as muchApple Cider Vinegar asyou or your child cantolerate then gargleSource: www.earthclinic.com/Remedies/acvinegar.html
  14. 14. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedIf your child is also suffering with a mild fever,don’t reach for over-the-counter chemicals(such as: Tylenol and Motrin), which are known tocause the following side-effects: headache,nausea, chest congestion and diarrhea.Fever Reducer
  15. 15. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedSoak a pair of cotton or wool socks in Apple CiderVinegar, wring them out, and place them on yourchild’s feet until the socks are partially dryThis can be repeated throughout the day andshould help to lessen your child’s feverNatural OptionThis information is not intended as a substitute for medical consultation or treatment.
  16. 16. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reserved• If applied directly to asunburn, vinegar will soothand remove the sting• For dry and itchy skin add¼ cup to your bath waterGreat for the SkinSource: www.apple-cider-vinegar-benefits.com/home-remedies.html
  17. 17. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedGinger Root
  18. 18. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedChinese herbalists discovered the healing propertiesof this herb 2,500 years ago: generally used totreat an upset stomach, ginger root has beenproven to have many healing propertiesGinger RootSource: www.kidzworld.com/article/5109-herbal-cold-remedies
  19. 19. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedDigestive BenefitsBoil the root in water and sip like a ginger tea;this can help to relieve morning sickness, boutsof indigestion, intestinal spasms, diarrhea, andother bowel related problems including foodpoisoning or other similar intestinal infectionsSource: www.kidzworld.com/article/5109-herbal-cold-remedies
  20. 20. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedRespiratory BenefitsGinger root or oil can be good expectorantsand helpful in the removal of mucus from thethroat and lungs; commonly associated witha cold, flu, asthma and bronchitisAs with vinegar, boil the root or add a fewdrops of ginger oil and inhale the steamCautionary note: Do not leave children unattended when steaming.
  21. 21. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedGarlic
  22. 22. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedEaracheThe number one causeof pediatrician’s visits,a child with an earacheis practically inconsolable
  23. 23. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedEaracheRedness and irritation tothe middle ear can causeintense pain, but this canbe relieved with a naturalhome remedy
  24. 24. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedHerbal EardropsHerbal eardrops can bepurchased at most healthfood stores or you canmake your own byblending equal partsof garlic and olive oilSource: O’Mara, P. Remedies for Earaches: Soothing Discomfort NaturallyIssue 104, January/February 2001
  25. 25. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedTo administer: have your child lie on their side,then pour two to three drops of the garlic andolive oil mixture at room temperature into theirritated earHerbal EardropsSource: O’Mara, P. Remedies for Earaches: Soothing Discomfort NaturallyIssue 104, January/February 2001
  26. 26. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedAfter administering the ear drops, plug theear loosely with a cotton ball and repeat two tothree times a day for no more than four daysHerbal EardropsThis information is not intended as a substitute for medical consultation or treatment.
  27. 27. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedAloe Vera
  28. 28. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedHealing PropertiesWell known for its healing properties, aloe verahas been used to heal the skin for more than2000 yearsBesides being a pain reliever for sunburns, thegel from an aloe vera plant can reduce and evenreverse scarring when used regularlySource: www.mothering.com/community_tools/toolbox/body_soul/first-aid.html
  29. 29. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedApplicationSlice the leaf and applythe gel directly to theskin or buy pure aloevera gel at your localhealth food storeThis can be reapplied asmany times as neededSource: www.springboard4health.com/notebook/herbs_aloe_vera.html
  30. 30. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedOral BenefitsRecent reports show that aloe vera can alsotreat many oral health problems including:• Canker sores• Cold sores• Gingivitis• Herpes simplex virusesSource:www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/21615.php
  31. 31. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedOral UsesIt has been reported that aloe vera accelerateshealing and reduces pain associated with cankersores, which are blisters on the lips or mouth
  32. 32. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedOral ApplicationSince Aloe Vera does not have a bad taste orsting when applied, just cut the leaf andsqueeze the gel onto the affected area
  33. 33. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedProbiotics
  34. 34. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedWhat is Flora?The body has bacteria that work for us notagainst us; these friendly bacteria that livein our intestines are called “flora”Flora help to regulate our digestion and stoolpatterns, but are constantly competing forspace with yeastSource: www.womentowomen.com/digestionandgihealth/probiotics.aspx
  35. 35. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedWhat is Yeast?Yeast is a parasitic organism that absorbsour nutrients and produce toxic waste; theseorganisms have been found to produce over70 known toxinsSource: www.womentowomen.com/digestionandgihealth/probiotics.aspx
  36. 36. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedAn Important BalanceWhile it is normal for small amounts of yeast tobe present in our intestinal tract, the ideal ratioof candida to bacteria in the body is one yeast toone million bacteriaAs long as the amount of yeast in the bodyremains small, internal balance is maintainedSource: www.alive.com/3215a6a2.php?subject_bread_cramb=220
  37. 37. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedAntibiotic DangersThe problem caused by antibiotic use is that itkills every bacteria in sight – including theflora or good bacteria – allowing yeast to getout of control anddestroying yourhealthy gastro-intestinal balance
  38. 38. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedUnhealthy Balance• Thrush• Vaginal yeast infections• Diarrhea• Diaper RashDepleted flora in a child can lead to manyserious health issues including:Source: www.womentowomen.com/digestionandgihealth/probiotics.aspx
  39. 39. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedAcidophilus is the mostcommonly known andreadily availableprobioticthat will quickly andeffectively increaseintestinal floraAcidophilusSource: www.womentowomen.com/digestionandgihealth/probiotics.aspx
  40. 40. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedDairy products weaken the immune systemlessening the effect of the probioticThe most important fact for you to know isthat pure acidophilus should be purchasedfrom your local health or natural foods storeDairy’s Not the SourceSource: altmedicine.about.com/cs/herbsvitaminsad/a/Acidophilus.htm
  41. 41. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedConcernedTips forParents
  42. 42. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedThe best ingredients for home remedies are goingto come from natural and health food storesBest Ingredients
  43. 43. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedQuality CountsDo not think that you can get the same qualityoff the counter at your neighborhood groceryor big retail store; they just aren’t the same
  44. 44. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reserved• www.icpa4kids.org• www.mothering.com• www.prevention.com• www.mercola.comWeb ResourcesFor more information visit:
  45. 45. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedYour Doctor of Chiropractic is dedicated to yourfamily’s health and wellness. Take a momenttoday to ask your Family Wellness Chiropractorfor more healthy choices for you and your family.
  46. 46. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reserved
  47. 47. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reserved
  48. 48. © 2008 Peter Pan PotentialAll rights reservedHow to Contact Us…Gregson Health Chiropractic425 Winter StreetMadawaska, ME 04756P: (207) 436-1256www.GregsonHealth.comDrGregson@GregsonHealth.com

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