How to give dill water

How to give dill water

Dill water - widespread means which is applied at intestinal gripes. Mothers of kids about one year first of all address this means. Let's understand what is dill water and how to apply it at gripes at babies.

It is required to you

  • Seeds of fennel or the crushed fennel fruits (it is possible to get in pharmacy).


1. Ready dill water can be bought in pharmacy where there is a department of production of medicines. It represents mix of water and essential oil of fennel (""pharmaceutical fennel""). Such medicine has very small expiration date: no more than two days in open form, and no more than a week in the fridge. Also in pharmacy it is possible to get a concentrate of essential oils or dry powder, and already at home to add to them water.

2. It is possible to prepare dill water and in house conditions. There are two different ways for production of dill water. The first - to fill in 1 tablespoon of seeds of fennel with 1 glass of hot water, to allow to infuse. To store ready infusion in the fridge. Such water has smaller effect, than prepared from fennel fruits (""pharmaceutical fennel""). The second way - 2-3 crushed fruits of fennel to fill in with 1 glass of hot water, to allow to infuse 20-30 minutes, then to filter through a gauze. It is possible to store such medicine in the fridge no more than a month.

3. Before giving any medicine to the kid it is necessary to remember that it can cause allergies. Therefore begin to give dill water on 2-3 times a day on 1 teaspoon before food and gradually lead up to 6 times a day. Surely observe reaction of your kid to medicine. Before giving dill water to the kid, it is possible to mix to it breast milk or mix. The effect of use of medicine is observed in 10-15 minutes.

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