Healthy infants usually have three or four, and sometimes five or six movements in a day; should the discharges become more frequent than this, be unnatural in color, and attended with more or less pain, one of the following remedies may be given:
Chamomilla, where the diarrhoea is of a greenish, watery, bilious, yellowish or frothy character, sometimes looking like beaten up eggs, and having an offensive smell; and where it is attended with colic, crying, and restlessness.
Sour-smelling discharges; colic and straining before and after the discharges.
Small and frequent evacuations; great restlessness, disposition to sleep, and frequent starts.
When the result of a cold.
Six globules or one drop of the selected remedy in a glass half-full of water, a teaspoonful once in two or three hours.