Elderberry Kids Cough Syrup (formerly called stop it cold cough syrup)
St. Francis Herb Farm
Stop It Cold® Kids Cough Syrup
With a smidgeon of honey for a taste kids will love; this cough syrup features the healing properties of fresh Elderberry & Wild Cherry Bark blended with essential oils.
Used in Herbal Medicine to help relieve your child's symptoms of colds and flu (such as coughs and catarrh of the upper respiratory tract).
Medicinal Ingredients (per tsp, 5ml):
Wild Cherry (Prunus serotina, bark) 0.666 ml (1:2, QCE 333 mg)
Marshmallow (Althaea officinalis, root) 0.5 ml (1:1.85 fresh, QCE 270 mg or 1:4 dry, QCE 125 mg)
Echinacea (Echinacea purpurea, herb top and root) 0.3 ml (1:1, QCE 300 mg)
Elderberry (Sambucus nigra subsp. canadensis or Sambucus nigra subsp. nigra – berry juice concentrate) 0.2 ml (4.22:1, QCE 844 mg)
Catnip (Nepeta cataria, herb top) 0.2 ml (1:4, QCE 50 mg)
Anise (Pimpinella anisum, seed) 0.2 ml (1:4, QCE 50 mg)
Thyme (Thymus vulgaris, leaf) 0.2 ml (1:4, QCE 50 mg)
Certified Organic alcohol
Certified Organic Vegetable glycerine
Lemon peel essential oil (Citrus limon)
Cinnamon bark essential oil (Cinnamomum verum)
Children and adolescents (10 - 13 years): 3 tsp (15 ml or 1 tbsp.)
Children (5-9 years): 1.5 tsp (7.5 ml or ½ tbsp.)
Children (2-4 years): 1 tsp (5 ml.)
All doses should be taken 3 times daily a few hours before or after taking other medications or natural health products.
Duration of Use
Consult a health care practitioner for use beyond 8 weeks.
Cautions and Warnings
Consult a health care practitioner before use: if you are breastfeeding; if you have an autoimmune disorder or are taking immunosuppressants; if you have a progressive systemic disease such as tuberculosis, collagenosis, multiple sclerosis, AIDS and/or HIV infection. Consult a health care practitioner if cough worsens, persists for more than 7 days, or is accompanied by a high fever. Discontinue use and consult a health care practitioner if symptoms reoccur or are accompanied by a fever, rash or persistent headache. Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms worsen or persist.
Do not use: if you are pregnant; if you are allergic to plants of the Apiaceae family
Known Adverse Reactions
Hypersensitivity (e.g. allergy) can occur, in which case, discontinue use. Discontinue use in case of gastrointestinal upsets, such as abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea. Diuretic effect may occur. Rare cases of severe allergic reactions have been known to occur; use caution if you are allergic to plants of the Daisy family.
Store at room temperature. Do not use if seal is broken. Keep out of reach of children.
Take 1 Teaspoon Three Times Per Day