The product is a traditional herbal product that is used to treat gastric upsets and also provides symptomatic relief during teething.
The usual symptoms associated with teething are flushed cheeks, tender gums and dribbling. The powder has been used by families for nearly a hundred years which makes it reliable and safe for consumption.
Children between the ages of 3- 6 months are usually prescribed half a powder and those older than 6 months can take in a full powder. The powder is placed dry on the tongue in the morning and night. In case the baby is feeling restless, the dose can be administered every two or three hours.
If the symptoms persist for more than 5 days, ensure to approach a qualified physician immediately. Those who have been diagnosed with lactose intolerance, glucose mal-absorption or Lapp lactase deficiency are advised not to use this powder.
The company was recently acquired by Alliance Pharmaceuticals Ltd in 2011 and its machinery is being upgraded to help cater to the large demand. The product contains Matricaria (tincuture) which is an extract obtained from Chamomile flowers found in Germany. Ashton and Parsons is a highly popular herbal remedy that can provide the necessary relief to infants while they go through the teething process.