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Homeopathy/Homeopathic medicine for cold and cough for a 5 year old child


Hi Dr.,
My 5 year old son keeps catching cold with sneezing and a blocked nose. He has occasional coughing as well.
He is 5 years old and weighs 14 kgs.

Dear Philip,
         As a specific, I would recommend Arsenicum album 200C, 4 pills thrice daily for a week, whenever he has a cold. However, to raise his immunity in general, you can give him Munistim, a patent homeopathic product by Schwabe India company, which works well in boosting the body's defenses naturally. Another safe product is Septilin, an ayurvedic patent preparation by Himalaya. Either of them will help him out. Please ensure that he eats healthy food and stays active like all children of his age. Thank you.


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Dr. Prasad R. Chandragiri


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I was a Homeopathic Consultant for the Banaji Homeopathic pharmacy and the Zoroastrian Homeopathic Pharmacy Annexe


I have a Bachelor's degree in homeopathic medicine and surgery from the University of Mumbai.

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I had topped the University and was felicitated for the same.

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