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Calm Colic and Aid Digestion for Adults and Babies

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

Effective all natural Fennel Gripe Water for adults and babies—Used occasionally to help digestion and to smooth colic, this gripe water is gently effective. Although gripe water is usually associated with babies, it can also be useful for adults and children. It may be drunk warm or cold. (For more herbal recipes, cures, preparations, and how to’s, check the ‘Category section of blog)

To make for adults:

1 tsp fennel seeds

1¼ cups of boiling water

  1. Crush the fennel seeds. Cover them with the boiling water, leaving it alone to steep for about 20 minutes.
  2. Strain this brew, and discard the crushed fennel seeds.

For a small baby: after making the gripe water as above, dilute the resulting infusion with 2 parts water to 1 part gripe water.