A great all-natural homemade remedy that helps combat cramping in babies who no longer breastfeed is to offer a spoonful of a blend of chamomile tea with fennel and laurel before each bottle.
Chamomile is antispasmodic and slightly sedative and acts to alleviate the physical and emotional tension caused by colic, thus helping to calm the baby.
Fennel is also antispasmodic and soothing and is very used to treat tummy ache, indigestion and swelling and the blonde reduces cramps and stimulates digestion, reducing the pain and discomfort caused by intestinal colic and together, improve digestion of the baby, relieving the cramps.
Herbal Tea to combat colic in baby
- 1 handful of chamomile
- 1/2 teaspoon of fennel
- 1 bay leaf
- 1 glass of water
Method of preparation
Put all the ingredients in a pan and let it boil for about 5 minutes. Strain and give 1 tablespoon to the baby always before he takes the bottle.
For babies who exclusively breastfeed, the solution is for the mother to drink the tea because it passes through the milk to the baby, helping to relieve colic.