Gripe is caused by muscle spasms and excess acid created when air bubbles form in a baby's tummy. When the air bubbles get trapped in a baby's stomach, the stomach thinks it is full of food, so acids are produced which would normally break down the food particles. These acids are not needed and can cause irritation. At the same time, because the stomach is full of air bubbles its muscles are unable to relax causing cramps and spasms.
Woodward's Gripe Water contains oil of Dill herb and Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate and brings relief of wind and gripe. Dill Oil warms and relaxes the tummy, breaking down trapped air bubbles. Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate neutralises acid in the baby's tummy. The results are usually a resounding burp.
Alcohol & sugar free
How to use Woodward's Gripe Water:
Check that the cap-ring seal is not broken before first use. Shake the bottle well. Read the leaflet on the bottle carefully before use.
Babies up to 1 month old: Not to be used. 1-6 months old: One 5ml spoonful. 6-12 months old: Two 5ml spoonfuls. The doses may be given during or after each feed, up to 6 times in 24 hours.
If symptoms persist, medical advice should be sought.
Discard the contents of this bottle 14 days after opening. Do not store above 25°C.
Do not use this product where impaired kidney function or hypersensitivity to the preservatives E215, E217 and E219 exists. Keep out of the sight and reach of children.