Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: anon | 2011/09/27

Q.

castor oil

My baby is almost 6 months now - is it safe to give him abt half tspoon castor oil

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Castor oil is powerful laxative that should not be used for babies. It would be exceedingly harmful if it accidently caused your baby to vomit and your baby breathed in some of this very irritating oil.

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