PRIMARY USES: Colds/Flu, Bacterial Infections, Viral Infections, Sinus Infections, Pink Eye (taken orally), Fever
Kid’s Biotic is an Echinacea Goldenseal formula for kids; It is an acute formula to be used when either one feels like they are about to come down with a cold/flu (take every couple hours), or if cold/flu symptoms are already present (take at least 3 times per day until symptoms subside).
Echinacea stimulates innate immunity and excites phagocytosis of the white blood cells in general circulation while Goldenseal stimulate immunity in the respiratory tract to act more vigorously. It will help keep control overundesirable microorganisms. Goldenseal is indicated for warm and hot immune conditions. In the respiratory, it works best when the mucus is thick, yellow, or green in color; it also is an effective remedy for sinus infections. It should only be used when one is sick; however, Do not use over two weeks. The key active ingredients of Goldenseal include the
alkaloids hydrastine and berberine. They exhibit the antibacterial action effective against Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus sanguis, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Berberine is also anti-parasitic, amoebicidal, kills giardia, pin worms and is anti-inflammatory; it is specific for parasitic infections.
The bitter alkaloids will also increase bile secretion as well as flow by relaxing the bile duct, this helping in fat digestion and secondarily will increase peristalsis and therefore will mildly assist in bowel regularity.
Echinacea and Goldenseal is effective for infections in any mucosal tissue including:
Respiratory tract (sinus, throat, lung)
Urinary tract (bladder, kidney, ureter, urethra)
Digestive tract (whole length)
CONTRA-INDICATIONS AND CAUTIONS:
Pregnancy and Not for kid’s under 1 year of age because of honey.
COMPLEMENTARY LIQUID EXTRACTS:
Kid’s Cough (if cough is present or imminent)
Ear Clear Oil (topical in ear for ear infection)
SUGGESTED USE· DOSAGE BY WEIGHT:
10-30 lb. Use 1 0-20 d rops,
31 -60 lb. Use 20-40 drops,
61 – 100 lb. Use 40-60 drops,
Over 100 lb. Use 60-90 drops:
2-3 times per day or as needed in juice or water. Direct dosing in mouth is OK.