For babies, tablets should be crushed between two clean teaspoons and dissolved in 2fl oz of warm water, giving a teaspoon full as a dose. For young children, the tablets should be given crushed. Chamomilla is available in drop form.
Usually caused by ammonia in the urine and faeces reacting with the skin. Buttocks, thighs and genitals become sore, red, spotty and weepy. Sometimes it can become infected with thrush, a yeast fungus. Calendula ointment can be useful to apply to the affected area.
Remedies to be given twice daily for up to five days. Use 6c potentcy.
When to use
|Sulphur||Dry red and scaly rash between buttocks, on genitals and may extend up the back.|
|Rhus tox||Little blisters form on itchy skin.|
|Mercurius||Baby produces more saliva than usual and the nappy area is very moist and sweaty. May be associated with teething.|
Remedies should be discontinued as soon as symptoms improve or if symptoms worsen.