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    Are tulsi power and chyavanprash safe for recurrent cold in an infant?

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Posted on Tue, 24 May 2016 in Child Health
Question: My 3 and half years old son has recurrent colds during winter season and I had to use lot of medicines. Just wondering if it's safe to use alternatives like Tulsi powder or Chyavanprash to give a boost to his immunity.Also, do they interact with the general medicines? Please suggest. Thanks.
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Answered by Dr. Eric Goldstein 21 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Colds

Detailed Answer:
Hello. I just read through your question.
These items are perfectly safe to use for your son. there is , of course, no guarantee that they will help. but they certainly cannot hurt. Therefore, it is a good thought to try them and hopefully make a positive difference.
There is no interaction with general medicines. You do not have to be concerned with that.

Good luck.

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