Information on Croup

DescriptionCroup is an inflammation and subsequent obstruction of the larynx (windpipe) in young children. Symptoms include difficult breathing, sore throat, and fast pulse, which are often results of a viral-associated respiratory infection.
Treatment PlanHerbal treatment includes calming herbs, respiratory antispasmodics, and immune stimulants.

Herbal Remedies for Croup

HerbTreatment SupportApplication
Chamomile, Germananti-inflammatory, calmingtea
Skunk Cabbagerespiratory antispasmodictincture
Echinaceaimmune enhancingtincture