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The following is from the book:

Childhood Vaccinations

Lauren Feder, M.D.

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Natural Treatment to Strengthen the Immune System

Administer the following list of remedies 7 days before and after the shot for general strengthening of the body.

  • Black Currant (a gemmotherapy herbal preparation for general strengthening) can be given on alternate days with Briar Rose
  • Briar Rose (a gemmotherapy herbal preparation for children’s ailments and immue strengthening

and/or

  • Vitamin C (less than 2 years of age: 100 mg once daily- over 2 years old: 250 mg once a day)
  • Juice Plus or other whole-food nutritional products or natural children’s vitamin

and/or

  • Natural general immune strengthener for children

The following homeopathic medicines can be taken the day of the shot:

  • Ledum palustre 30C- for puncture wounds; 3 pellets 1 hour before shot, and 2 doses after the shot (every 12 hours)
  • Arnica montana 30C- for local swelling and soreness; 3 pellets given twice a day for 2 days following the shot
  • Thuja occidentalis 30C- a general medicine for vaccine effects; 3 pellets twice a day for 3 days following the shot
  • Chamomilla 30C- for fussiness following the shot; 3 pellets as needed
  • Constitutional remedies- Homeopathy and other forms of holistic medicine can offer a remedy that is chosen specifically for your child to help strengthen or maintain health when needed. Consider seeing a practitioner in your area.
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