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  • Writer's pictureKa Hana Pono

Health Alert: Season of Colds & Croup

This is the time of year when keiki will be more likely to catch the common cold.  Symptoms can include: clear runny mucus and some coughing.

There is a more serious respiratory illness called croup which along with greenish mucus, slight fever also comes a harsh cough that often will only come on at night and you’ll hear a barking like cough, for some children this leads to a restricting of the airways and difficulty breathing.  Croup is a viral infection.

**The best thing we can do for our selves and families health is to keep our immune systems strong:

– Essential vitamins, minerals, and Omega 3s along with healthier eating habits do our bodies good.

– OnGuard, Oregano, Melaleuca, Lemon, Frankincense, & Cinnamon are just a few oils absolutely crucial to keeping our bodies and our homes clean.

– A healthy gut strengthens our immune systems even more. LIVE probiotics for adults and children are essential – Celestials carries a children’s chewable tablet in their refrigerator.

If you’d like me to give you more information and show you step by step how to do this daily in a very simple manner, let me know!

**I use essential oils OnGuard and Breathe every night after baths on my little ones & if something is going around I add Oregano essential oil to the mix.  Most of these oils are antiviral and antibacterial so for me they are worth gold when as a source of preventative medicine as well as an aid in speeding up the healing process.

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