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10 Natural Cold and Flu Remedies for Your Child

Every mom wishes colds weren't so “common,” and that a magic wand could make the ickiness disappear. Natural remedies sound appealing, but the number of choices and the safety of your options can feel overwhelming to stressed parents. Jerry Rubin, a Denver pediatrician and the author of Naturally Healthy Kids: Integrating Conventional and Holistic Treatments for Common Illnesses of Children, advises an “all-inclusive” approach that relies on medications when necessary, but also makes use of these 10 natural remedies—and preventative measures—that will soothe young ones until the last sniffle is behind them.