About this topic I think it would be curious to refer to this selected
Effectiveness of treatments for infantile colic: systematic review.
BMJ. 1998 May 23; 316(7144): 1563-1569.
PMID: 9596593; UI: 98259016.
You can see it in full paper at
I hope that helps too...
Jo=E3o Lu=EDs Barreira, MD
Hospital S. Jo=E3o, Oporto - PORT=
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Date: quarta-feira, 5 de agosto de 1998 4:31
Subject: Chamomille tea and colic
>I have been asked recently about the use of herbs and other alternative
>therapies in infants and children. I know very little. Specifically, I
>have been asked about the use of Chamomille tea in newborns/infants with
>colic and GI upset. Anyone know anything about its safety in infants? =
>knee-jerk response is to advise against such things in young children.
>Please feel free to e-mail me privately
>Terry Adirim, MD
>Children's National Medical Center
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