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Ashton & Parsons Teething Powders - 20 Sachets

Ashton & Parsons Teething Powders - 20 Sachets

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About Ashton & Parsons Teething Powders

Ashton & Parsons Teething Powders have been a traditional remedy for soothing teething pain for 150 years.

  • Suitable for pregnancy?no
  • Suitable for breastfeeding?no
  • Suitable for age:3 Months +
  • Maximum per order:5

Ashton & Parsons Teething Powders Information

  • What are Ashton & Parsons Teething Powders?

    Ashton & Parsons Teething Powders are a traditional herbal remedy used to alleviate teething pain and associated symptoms, including sore and tender gums, flushed cheeks, and dribbling, based on traditional use only.

    How do I know if a baby is teething?

    Babies typically begin teething around 4 to 6 months old, although it may start a bit earlier or later. Teething marks the onset of milk teeth pushing through the gums, which can cause discomfort.

    The most uncomfortable stages occur when teeth are on the brink of breaking through the gums, with each episode lasting a few days. Typical teething symptoms include:

    • Red or inflamed gums
    • Increased drooling
    • Heightened urge to chew on objects
    • More fussiness or irritability than usual
    • A slight temperature of 38°C
    • Difficulty in falling asleep

    Alternative teething treatments

    In addition to teething powders, there are several alternative treatments you can explore to alleviate teething discomfort for your child. Since each child is unique, you may need to experiment with various remedies before finding one that works best. Here are some options to consider:

    • Providing teething rings for them to chew on
    • Offering foods like melon slices or breadsticks
    • Increasing the frequency of face cleaning to prevent rashes
  • How do I use Ashton & Parsons Teething Powders?

    Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.

    Patient Information Leaflets are updated periodically by the manufacturer.

    Not recommended for use in babies under 3 months. For use in teething infants only.


    Ensure that the infant is held in a sitting or upright position. Put the powder slowly on the front of the infant's tongue, a little at a time, allowing the powder to fully dissolve.

    For Infants aged 3 - 6 months: Use a teaspoon to give the powder. Half the contents of one sachet in the morning and the other half in the evening. The sachet should be divided in half by emptying half the contents onto the teaspoon and retaining the other half in the sachet.

    If the infant is very restless, the dose may be repeated every 1, 2 or 3 hours until improvement occurs. Do not give more than 6 doses in 24 hours.

    For Infants over 6 months: One sachet in the morning and one sachet in the evening.

    If the infant is very restless, the dose may be repeated every 1, 2 or 3 hours until improvement occurs. Do not give more than 6 doses in 24 hours.

  • What are the possible side effects of using Ashton & Parsons Teething Powders?

    Possible side effects

    Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. Possible side effects: allergic reaction which may include rash, tongue sores.

    Reporting of side effects

    If your child gets any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the internet at or search for MHRA Yellow Card in the Google Play or Apple App Store. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

  • Active ingredients

    Tincture of matricaria


    Active ingredients: Each sachet contains powder impregnated with 0.002ml of the active ingredient tincture of matricaria (Matricaria recutta L.) flower. Extraction solvent: Ethanol 70% v/v

    Also contains: Lactose

  • Who can use Ashton & Parsons Teething Powders?

    If symptoms persist for more than 7 days, speak to your doctor. If you give your child more than you should, it may cause diarrhoea. If the infant experiences any side effects, stop using this medicine and speak to your doctor or pharmacist.

    Before using these powders

    Do not use if your child:

    • is allergic to tincture of matricaria, lactose or to plants of the Asteraceae/Compositae family such as daisies, marigolds or artichokes.
    • has an intolerance to some sugars, unless your doctor tells you to (this medicine contains lactose).

    Warning: This medicine may cause an allergic reaction or make existing conditions worse in children who suffer from allergic type conditions (e.g. asthma).

    Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.


    Store this medicine below 25°C.

    Use by the expiry date on the sachet/carton (EXP)

    Do not use this medicine if before first use you find the end seals are broken.


    • Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist

    • Seek advice before using if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, breastfeeding, or suffer from allergies

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