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Kids health: All natural cold medicine

September brings the excitement of a new school year as well as exposure to germs that inevitably cause running noses and other dreaded cold symptoms. Of course you can run to the pharmacy, or you can turn to all natural remedies that are vegan-friendly a

September brings the excitement of a new school year as well as exposure to germs that inevitably cause running noses, coughing, sneezing and other dreaded cold symptoms. Of course you can run to the pharmacy and pick up a wide array of cold medicines, or you can turn to all natural remedies that are vegan-friendly and allergen-free.
September brings the excitement of a new school year as well as exposure to germs that inevitably cause running noses, coughing, sneezing and other dreaded cold symptoms. Of course you can run to the pharmacy and pick up a wide array of cold medicines, or you can turn to all natural remedies that are vegan-friendly and allergen-free.

Over the counter medicines come with risks

With recent recalls and warnings of medication overdoses, all-natural cold medicines can offer relief from cold symptoms without the side-effects and toxic ingredients that commonly come with synthetic medicines.

Maty's Health Products

One of my favorite line of all-natural cold remedies is Maty's Healthy Products, a brand based on time-honored healing traditions passed down from grandmothers to mothers to children. The cofounder of Maty's, Carolyn Harrington, came up with the Maty's brand when her daughter Maty was born with severe heart defects and without a spleen, resulting in surgeries, medical difficulties, and a weakened immune system.

"Desperate to help my little girl, I devoted my time to finding natural remedies that would help her get and stay healthy. I began to apply modern knowledge of nature’s healing agents to the age old remedies I was discovering. It is these traditional remedies I discovered in my research that have now become Maty’s All-Natural product line. Our line of all-natural remedies is made from only the purest ingredients, procured from responsible sources. They are safe and effective and created straight from a mother’s loving heart," Harrington explains.

Back to school all natural cold products for kids

Maty's All Natural Kids Cough Syrup -- When your little one is coughing up a lung, give Maty's All Natural Kids Cough Syrup a try (if you're a vegan who eats honey). Doctor recommended, this cough suppressant has a caramel, banana taste and is food-based, made with buckwheat honey, apple cider vinegar, cinnamon, lemon peel, cayenne, and Celtic sea salt. Buckwheat honey has been shown to improve respiratory function and has a positive effect on sleep quality. No one wants to be up all night with a bad cough. This all natural cough syrup isn't appropriate for children under 1 years old.

Maty's All Natural Baby Chest Rub -- Made with eucalyptus, lavendar, chamomile, coconut, and coriander oils, this soothing chest rub can be used on babies three months and older. This kids cold product is also petroleum-free and menthol-free

Maty’s is sold at major pharmacies and grocers across the country. For more information, visit MatysHealthProducts.com.

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