Gripe water is a very common solution given to babies. In one study it is found that majority of infants are given gripe water till six months in India. In most of the cases, parents give gripe water to their child because they believe it is good for them as they have come across this from their elders or friends. They believe that it helps them to sleep at night.
Gripe water is useful for babies in many ways. From past many years, it is being used as medicine for babies for different purposes. A baby is likely to experience stomach discomfort when unable to pass gas. When babies cry for many hours or day, the herbs or ingredients in the gripe water helps in the digestion. Gripe water helps in baby to feel relax and sleep easily. Gripe water is also useful at the time child is the age of teething. It is useful in many ways for the child. It helps for digestion.