Many ailments can be linked to what is referred to as Wind in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Disruptive Wind can manifest a multitude of discomforts in children, including the following:
- Cough, mild fever and chill
- Sneezing and runny nose
- Scratchy throat
- Itchy eyes or skin
- Stuffy ears
- Aversion to wind and chill
- Body ache and irritability
- Rashes on the head or face
Because of the natural reactivity of infants and small children, rebellion is often the motif of their afflictions. Although the defensive Qi (energy) of youngsters is fragile, it is extremely vigorous, manifesting as the sudden appearance of distress and rapid fluctuation in otherwise normal functions and behaviors. The Windbreaker formula deftly addresses these dramatic, but superficial and usually transient imbalances.
This formula can also be used preventively, offering protection from exposure to invasions or the weather, and a bulwark against lowered resistance following excessive mental or emotional stimulation. Windbreaker, together with Chest Relief, is a base formula often combined with other Gentle Warriors remedies, as indicated by symptoms. It is important to communicate all your child’s symptoms with your practitioner so the most appropriate combination of formulas can be prescribed.
There are certain circumstances requiring caution in determining if your child needs to go to the doctor’s office, however. If your child is experiencing any of the following, you should call your pediatrician:
- High fever (above 102 degrees F)
- Very lethargic and chilly
- Profuse perspiration at rest
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Stay tuned for next week’s formula – Tummy Tamer!
* Article Source: Gentle Warriors Pediatric Formula Guide