SOUTHERN CAPE NEWS - Winter is just around the corner and that means boosting your child’s immune system so they are strong enough to ward off colds and flu. To help boost those developing immune systems as they head back to school, choosing the right vitamins is key.
For parents that have never bought them before, it’s challenging to choose one that would work for you. It is even more confusing when a chemist asks you which one you need, or you are standing next to a row full of vitamins.
Below is a list of vitamins and immune boosters that South African moms (and dads) swear by:
This syrup contains three essential vitamins including Zinc, Selenium, and Vitamin C. They boost their child’s immune system to be able to fight off the common infections such as colds, flu, and stomach infections leading to diarrhea. It also does not contain any sugar.
A legacy brand, this oil has been in the market for over 100 years. It a trusted immune booster and parents like it and believe that it really does help children to grow. Containing Vitamin A and D, one spoon of the syrup gives a child most of the daily requirements of Vitamin A and D.
These drops are for younger children aged 1-12 months. The drops not only help protect your child’s immune system but also help with their physical and mental development. It is sugar and tartrazine-free and contains A, B group, C, and D.
A natural option, Echinaforce Junior has been clinically proven to decrease colds and flu amongst children by 32%. It also lessens cases of fever and the need for antibiotics. The herbal medicine from A.Vogel comes in pill form.
This multivitamin is a loved one amongst parents, some even sharing stellar reviews on the Clicks website. As the name suggests, the delicious syrup helps protect your child’s immune system when they are in school. The syrup contains Vitamins A, B, C, D, E, folic acid, and Zinc. Sounds like enough to keep growing bodies healthy. It is recommended for children 1-12 years.