- Tincture of motherwort: children - strictly on prescription
Motherwort is often used to treat children. But it is usually used as aqueous infusions. Motherwort tincture on alcohol for the treatment of children is used much less frequently. However, pediatric neurologists and sometimes prescribe this dosage form.
Features of mental development of children
Neuro-psychological development of the child up to three years is largely dependent on how the pregnancy proceeds mother. If the pregnancy accompanied minor violations of placental circulation, the baby is usually born with no apparent neurological disorders, but later, in his psychological development of up to three years have seen some progress.
Typically, such a child is different irritability, fatigue, mood swings, poor sleep at night. Such children are restless day and night and sometimes drive their parents to complete nervous exhaustion. Any whatsoever neurological changes in these children, usually not detected. Pediatricians and pediatric neurologists say in such a case of restless children. Restless child requires pedagogical and light medical correction.
But in some cases, the condition goes beyond the rules and violates the process of mental development of the child. In this case, the child has a very high activity, a complete inability to concentrate on anything else, and severe sleep at night. These children are diagnosed with attention deficit disorder
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) - how to help fidget?
Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and conduct a comprehensive treatment.
If these children are not treated in a timely manner, the problems will go to school and adolescence, and then permanently lock into an adult.
Motherwort in the treatment of children with neurological problems
Motherwort preparations have long been used to correct the behavior of children up to three years. But in this age were used in a basic aqueous extracts Leonurus. Tincture motherwort, containing 70% ethanol, children up to three years, is usually not administered.
Leonurus suppress excitation processes in the central nervous system and restores the natural processes of inhibition. It has a beneficial effect on the restless child. He removed the excessive excitation of the day, increases the ability to focus on any activity, improves sleep.
Motherwort is today the plant is not fully studied.
It has been established that its sedative effect on the central nervous system is much higher than that of the valerian, but at the expense of some components, this occurs fully set has not yet succeeded. So in a sense, motherwort - is the drug of the future, who can give us surprises.
Leonurus applied in the treatment of ADHD, but in this case it is a part of complex therapy. Motherwort potentiates the effect of psychotropic drugs used in the treatment of ADHD. Its soft slow exposure always has a positive effect on these children.
Leonurus the treatment of other diseases in children
Any long-occurring disease in children, including the effects of trauma, chronic infectious-inflammatory processes, diabetes mellitus
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and so on may be accompanied by a more or less pronounced neurotic disorders in children. Such disorders are manifested tearfulness, mood swings, inability to concentrate on some busy, sleep disorders, and so on.
Joining neurotic disorders to any underlying disease for its heavier and considerably complicates the process of treatment. Therefore, already at the first signs of neurosis child is assigned sedation. Begin treatment is usually with drugs of plant origin, with the drug of choice is often motherwort.
Motherwort children of any age trying to be administered in the form of aqueous solutions.
It has a mild, gradual, but quite effective action. In the application of motherwort long courses (at least three weeks in a row) it is capable of without prescribing psychotropic drugs
Psychotropic drugs and their effect on the brain
remove the manifestations of neurosis
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among chronically ill children.
When motherwort should not give the child and its side effects
Aqueous extracts of Leonurus do not create an only child when his body's hypersensitivity to this herbal preparation. Side effects may occur in the motherwort lethargy and sleepiness, which is reinforced with an overdose of the drug.
If you suspect an overdose need to call an ambulance, which will wash out the stomach and the child, if necessary, hospitalized.
Infusions motherwort are often used in the treatment of children, tinctures - and rarely in older age.