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Colic
What is it?
Colic is spasmodic stomach pains usually caused by the milk used in feeding young babies. Breastfed babies do not often suffer from colic. In growing children, colic may sometimes be brought on by fear of a coming event or ‘ordeal’. Adults are affected less often by colic.
Symptoms:
spasmodic stomach pains.
Conventional Practice:
A doctor will probably prescribe an antispasmodic medicine to relax the affected organs. For adults, a painkilling drug may be prescribed.
Alternative Treatments:
  Herbal Medicine
  The medicinal use of herbs is said to be as old as mankind itself. Tribes still use their traditional knowledge of plant and their healing properties passed on from generation to generation. The armies of slave workers who laboured to build the Egyptian pyramids took a daily ration of garlic to ward off the pestilential fevers and infections that were rife at the time. More Info
  Aromatherapy
  Treating illness with highly concentrated oils extracted from plants is known as aromatherapy. These highly scented extracts-called essences or essential oils-contain the substances that give plants their smell. Aromatherapists believe that many also have medicinal properties. More Info
   



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