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Get Your Kids Ready for Winter with Jan De Vries

Monday, 8 September 2008

Jan de Vries is back with herbal remedies to boost your kids immune system against colds & flu, coughs and cold sores, he will also discuss herbal remedies to boost energy during busy September and helping your kids get a good night sleep to prepare them for a long day at school.

It's the time of year for the sniffles and coughs. Here are some remedies to prevent those colds and flu's

Colds and Flu's
Warding off colds and flu's
Echinacea Complex (Drops) - PROP
Echinacea complex is a combination of the organic fresh herb tinctures of Echinacea purpurea and Plantago. Echinacea purpurea helps reduce the likelihood and the duration of infection while Plantago is one of the most commonly used herbs for catarrh so is great for clearing blocked noses. It is suitable for children from 2 years.

Echinacea 1
Product: Echinacea Complex
Cost: €6:75
Buy It: Health food stores & chemists nationwide
PROP

Echinacea Chewable Tablets
These contain the same ingredients as above but are more child friendly as they are like chewy sweets.

Echinacea
Product: Echinacea Chewy Tablets
Cost: €6.75
Buy It: Health food stores & chemists nationwide


Coughs
Ivy-Thyme Complex
Soothes spasm in the respiratory tract, without weakening the ability to expel foreign matter. Ivy relaxes the bronchial tubes, thus preventing incessant hacking. Thyme is used to loosen mucus, and the combination of the two herbs creates a remedy that can reduce constant, wearing coughs, whilst strengthening the body's expectorant powers.
Product: Ivy Thyme Complex
Cost: €10.50
Buy It: Health food stores nationwide


Cold sores
Bio-Propolis
Bio - Propolis is an excellent herbal remedy which may heal cold sores. It differs from conventional cold sore treatment; in that it may be effective at any stage of the cold sore process. It can also prevent the virus from replicating.

IMPORTANT: Bio-Propolis is not suitable for children under 12 or for persons with allergies to lanolin or bee products.
Product: Bio-propolis
Cost: €8.45
Buy It: Health food stores nationwide
Energy Levels
September can be a tough gime for kids, especially older teens who may already be studying for this year's big exams.
What can help boost energy levels?
Ginsavena
Ginsavena is a tincture combining Eleutherococcus (Siberian Ginseng) with Avena sativa
Useful as a nerve tonic for stress, tension and fatigue. It gives energy while helping to stay relaxed.
Ginsavena
Product: Ginsavena
Cost: €10.50
Buy It: Health food stores nationwide

Sleeping Better
With a change in routine some kids my find it harder to settle down and get a good nights sleep.
Jan's recommendations
Valerian Hops
Valerian hops, is useful for helping with nervous dispositions. When hops are added, this has the added benefit of a mild sedative. This may benefit those suffering with insomnia.
Product: Valerian Hops
Cost: €10.50
Buy It: Health food stores nationwide

Product List
Echinacea
Product: Echinacea Complex
Cost: €6:75
Buy It: Health food stores & chemists nationwide

Echinacea
Product: Echinacea Chewy Tablets
Cost: €6.75
Buy It: Health food stores & chemists nationwide

IVY
Product: Ivy Thyme Complex
Cost: €10.50
Buy It: Health food stores nationwide

Propolis
Product: Bio-propolis
Cost: €8.45
Buy It: Health food stores nationwide

Ginsavena
Product:
Ginsavena
Cost: €10.50
Buy It: Health food stores nationwide

Valerian Hops
Product:
Valerian Hops
Cost: €10.50
Buy It: Health food stores nationwide



Jan will be giving lectures on STRESS, RELAXATION & HEALING.
Tickets are €10.00

1) Tuesday 16th September @ 7.30pm in the Sheraton Hotel, Athlone.

2) Wednesday 17th September @ 7.30pm in the Stillorgan Park Hotel.


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