- Delicious natural raspberry flavour
- English Ivy is used as an expectorant to help relieve coughs
- Includes a soothing blend of English ivy, marshmallow and European elder extracts
- Marshmallow is used in Herbal Medicine to relieve throat irritation and associated dry cough in adolescents and children ages 6 years and older
- European elder is used in Herbal Medicine to help relieve cold and flu symptoms and relieve fever (promotes sweating) in children 3 to 12 years
Herbal combination to help reduce cough and cold symptoms in kids
Kids English Ivy is a great-tasting combination of herbs traditionally used to help relieve symptoms associated with coughs and colds. It provides English ivy, which has been demonstrated in clinical trials to help relieve coughs, promote expectoration, and improve respiratory function in children with chronic bronchitis.1-3 A mucilaginous herb, marshmallow contains polysaccharides that coat the mucosal lining of the respiratory tract.4 Clinical research supports its traditional use in Herbal Medicine as a demulcent to relieve the irritation of the oral and pharyngeal mucosa and associated dry cough.4 Kids English Ivy also includes European elder, an herb well-recognized for its high anthocyanin content.5 European elder is used in Herbal Medicine to promote sweating (diaphoretic) to help relieve fever, while helping to relieve symptoms of colds and flus (such as coughs, sore throat and catarrh of the upper respiratory tract). Available in a delicious natural raspberry flavour, Kids English Ivy provides soothing relief of cough and cold symptoms in children 3 years and older.
ONE TEASPOON (5 ML) CONTAINS:
Marshmallow (Althaea officinalis) Root Extract (4:1) ............125 mg 500 mg Dried Equivalent
English Ivy (Hedera helix) Leaf Extract (4- 7:1)..................40 mg 160-280 mg Dried Equivalent
European Elder (Sambucus nigra subsp. nigra) Fruit Extract (1 6:1). 25 mg 400 mg Fresh Equivalent
Non-Medicinal Ingredients: Purified water, glycerin, xylitol, natural flavours, citric acid, xanthan gum, potassium sorbate
Recommended Dose: Adolescents and Children (6 years and older): Take 1 teaspoon 3 times daily or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner. Consult your healthcare practitioner for use beyond 4 weeks. Children (3-5 years): Take ½ teaspoon 3 times daily or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner. Consult your healthcare practitioner for use beyond 14 days. Take a few hours before or after taking other medications or natural health products.
Do not use if you are allergic to ivy. Consult your healthcare practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, taking antitussives, or have gastrointestinal inflammation or ulcer. Consult your healthcare practitioner if you experience fever, shortness of breath, purulent nasal or cough discharge, or if symptoms persist or worsen.Discontinue use in case of gastrointestinal upsets, such as abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting or diarrhoea. Hypersensitivity to European elder can occur; in which case, discontinue use. Diuretic effect may occur. This product was sealed for your protection. Do not use if box or contents are open or damaged. Store in a cool, dry place. Keep out of the reach of children.