Can chlorophyllipt be used for children under one year old?

Chlorophyllipt solution for gargling is an indispensable medicine of natural origin for those who often suffer from sore throats, pharyngitis, and laryngitis.

The drug is made from eucalyptus, the active ingredient is leaf extract.

The drugs chlorophyllin 03, eucalymin, galenophyllipt, also made from eucalyptus leaves and used to gargle a sore throat, have a similar effect.

Properties and release forms

Dosage forms of drugs made from eucalyptus leaves are used to treat staphylococcal infections of the respiratory tract, genitourinary organs, and skin diseases.

Chlorophyllipt is used orally, intravenously, locally in the form of rinses, lotions, and inhalations.

Chlorophyllipt release forms

Dosage forms for treating throat

Chlorophyllipt is available in several forms. The most convenient form for treating the throat mucosa is a spray. It is convenient to use at any time at work, at home, on the road.

The use of chlorophyllipt in a spray allows you to accurately dose the medicine, follow the instructions exactly, observing the regimen for treating the throat for sore throat, exacerbation of chronic tonsillitis, pharyngitis.

For sore throat, lozenges and an oily, alcoholic (1%) solution of chlorophyllipt are also used for gargling and oral administration.

They produce an alcohol solution of 0.25% for intravenous injections for severe pneumonia, lung abscess, and sepsis.

Features of the action

Gargling and throat treatment are carried out with an alcohol and oil solution of chlorophyllipt. The effect of the drug on the mucous membrane is based on the antimicrobial activity of the extract.

Chlorophyllipt suppresses the activity of staphylococcal infections, which are a common cause of sore throats.

Chlorophyllipt exhibits antifungal activity and suppresses the activity of viruses during colds and flu. The medicine in inhalations and rinses helps moisturize dry coughs and expectorate sputum.

The components of the drug enhance the regeneration processes of the mucous membrane, supplying zinc, manganese, and selenium necessary for tissue healing.

Cost of medicine

Solutions of chlophyllipt in oil and alcohol are offered for sale for gargling, the average prices are 100 rubles, respectively. and 200 rub.

An oil gargling solution is a green, thick liquid with a characteristic odor, packaged in dark glass bottles to protect from sunlight.

Features of the use of different forms

The variety of forms of chlorophyllipt often confuses patients: what form, what to use, how do they differ, how to dilute? All forms are based on chlorophyll; the compositions differ only in additional components and release form. Chlorophyllipt can be alcoholic (with different percentages), oily, or in the form of a spray. All shapes are suitable for adults. Children can use the oil and alcohol forms; the spray is allowed only from 3 years of age.

The combined use of different forms of medication, taking into account the age and condition of the patient, is considered effective.

chlorophyllipt solution

Oily chlorophyllipt

To treat the larynx of children under one year old, doctors usually recommend chlorophyllipt in oil. It acts gently and does not irritate the baby’s delicate mucous membranes. They can be used to treat the baby's nose and throat. Procedure for treating children's throats:

  1. Shake the bottle well.
  2. If the baby knows how, you need to invite him to rinse his mouth with warm water.
  3. The child opens his mouth wide, the adult carefully examines his mucous membrane. The plaque or film is carefully removed with a swab, or simply with a finger wrapped in a bandage.
  4. Pour 10-15 drops of the solution into another container. Dip a cotton swab into the solution.
  5. The child should open his mouth wide and hold his breath. The pharynx and tonsils are treated with soft but confident movements.

After the procedure, the baby must refrain from eating and drinking for at least an hour. The frequency of treatments per day is 2 times, duration is a week. To treat a baby, doctors recommend dipping a pacifier in chlorophyllipt and giving it to the baby. 2-3 drops are enough, they will spread to the throat with saliva. Oily chlorophyllipt is often prescribed for stomatitis: applications are made or the affected areas are treated.

Before the first use, it is recommended for a child or adult to conduct a test to check for hypersensitivity to the drug:

  • pipette 2-3 drops of solution;
  • apply the medicine to the oral mucosa;
  • inspect the cavity for any reaction.

Allergies can occur immediately or after a couple of hours. If after 6-8 hours there are no negative manifestations, you can begin treatment.

Treating the nose with chlorophyllipt

Although the instructions do not say anything about the use of the drug for sinusitis, pediatricians and ENT specialists often prescribe it for a runny nose. It is usually recommended to instill 3 drops into each nasal passage, after clearing them with a saline rinse. Also, for washing children over 6 years old, you can use an alcohol solution of chlorophyllipt:

  • dilute a tablespoon of alcohol solution in a glass of water;
  • fill the syringe;
  • tilt your head over the sink;
  • pour the mixture into one nostril so that it flows out through the other.

At least 6 hours must pass between procedures. Instead of instillation, you can lubricate the mucous membrane by dipping the stick in an oily liquid. Children can drip chlorophyllipt into their nose from the age of 3. Turundas are rolled out of cotton wool, dipped in the solution and placed in the nasal passage.



Otolaryngologists often have to answer the question: how to gargle with chlorophyllipt? The oil form of the medicine is used only to lubricate the mucous membrane; an alcohol solution is required for rinsing. Pharmacists offer 1 and 2% forms of alcoholic chlorophyllipt. It has a pronounced antimicrobial effect and is suitable for treating ulcers, acne, and pimples with chickenpox. How to use:

  • add a teaspoon of 1% solution to a glass of warm water
  • at the beginning of the disease, gargle at least 4-6 times a day;
  • As you recover, the number of procedures is reduced to 3.

The main rule: do not leave the baby unattended, monitor the correct execution. Alcohol chlorophyllipt is often used to treat wounds (including the umbilical cord of a newborn), rashes of various origins, and dermatitis. A cotton swab is dipped into the solution, then the affected area is treated 4 times a day. If chlorophyllipt is used externally, it is not diluted. If irritation occurs, the solution can be diluted 1 to 1 with boiled water. It is recommended to finish the procedure with an oil solution, lubricating the mucous membrane with it.

To combat intestinal staphylococcus, children over 12 years of age and adults are prescribed to drink chlorophyllipt. To do this, a 1% solution is diluted in 30 ml of water. Drink 5 ml 40 minutes before meals, frequency 3 times a day. The duration of treatment is selected individually by the doctor.

In severe cases of pneumonia, pleurisy, sepsis, chlorophyllipt is administered intravenously. For this, ampoules with a 0.25% solution are used. This procedure is performed only in a hospital.


This form is loved by many patients for its ease of use and high efficiency. A small can can be carried with you; it does not require special conditions for use. The spray is prescribed for problems with the pharynx, trachea, and larynx. A convenient sprayer evenly irrigates the mucous membrane, destroys microbes, and relieves inflammation.


Chlorophyllipt has no contraindications for use as a gargle, except for individual sensitivity and childhood. Before using the drug, you must make sure that you are not allergic to the drug.

To determine sensitivity, you need to purchase an ampoule of a 0.25% alcohol solution of the drug, drop 25 drops into a spoon, add water to the spoon and drink.

If after 8 hours no signs of allergy appear - swelling of the face, lips, mucous membranes, chlorophyllipt can be used to treat sore throat and other throat diseases.

A subjective sign of an allergy to eucalyptus extract is the patient’s rejection of the smell of the drug.

Chlorophyllipt for children

An alcohol solution is used for external treatment of a child from birth.

Instead of brilliant green, the drug is used to treat the umbilical wound, given orally to a newborn with mother's milk, and administered intravenously for severe staphylococcal infections and sepsis. Immediately after birth, children, as a rule, do not show an allergy to chlorophyllipt.

As the child grows, the risk of allergies increases, so pediatricians limit the use of the drug for children under 12 years of age.

If it is determined that the child does not have an allergy, the medicine can be used on the doctor's recommendation. The limitation is the child’s ability to perform the procedure correctly.

Children can be offered the drug only after the child learns to gargle without swallowing the solution.


Chlorophyllipt is used for sore throat, pharyngitis, laryngitis, bronchitis, sinusitis, ethmoiditis, stomatitis, gingivitis, pneumonia as part of complex treatment. Used to treat cervical erosions, vaginitis, and colpitis.

The drug is prescribed for intestinal dysbiosis, cholecystitis, burns and trophic ulcers are treated. The drug is active against strains of staphylococci resistant to antibiotics.

The drug is used to treat patients with a septic condition with prolonged severe staphylococcal infection, after surgery, childbirth.

Chlorophyllipt is approved for gargling during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Indications for use for sore throat

Chlorophyllipt oil for sore throat

Chlorophyllipt has advantages that make it the drug of choice as a local antiseptic in the treatment of:

  • characterized by polybacterial activity, the eucalyptus extract included in its composition has an overwhelming effect on most types of bacteria that cause respiratory diseases;
  • its bactericidal activity against, including aureus species, is well known;
  • a distinctive feature of the product is that bacteria are not able to develop resistance to its effects;
  • has a mild anti-inflammatory effect, reducing swelling of the mucous membrane.

The drug is used (lubricated, instilled) 3-4 times a day. Treatment can continue as long as necessary.

For greater effectiveness, applications of oil Chlorophyllipt are combined with gargling with a diluted alcohol solution.

For stomatitis

Chlorophyllipt is a widely used drug. Effective against bacterial infections of various localizations. Including lesions of the oral mucosa. Treat the affected areas with an oil solution every 4 hours.

For diseases of the ENT organs

Chlorophyllipt is used to sanitize the nasopharynx for rhinitis, and in children also in cases of staphylococcal carriage in the nose. For this purpose, the medicine is instilled into both nasal passages 4 times a day.

The drug is effective for bacterial sinusitis, laryngitis, laryngotracheitis as part of complex therapy. Since there is no direct application of the drug in the case of these diseases, it is recommended to take oily Chlorophyllipt orally, 1 teaspoon four times a day. Duration of treatment is 7-10 days.

How to use chlorophyllipt

To gargle, take a 1% alcohol solution of chlorophyllipt and dilute it in proportions as indicated in the instructions for the drug.

Rinsing with chlorophyllipt helps with bacterial staphylococcal tonsillitis, including purulent forms.

Alcohol solution

Dilute an alcohol solution of chlorophyllipt, following the instructions, having first performed a sensitivity test to the drug.

Do not rinse on an empty stomach; the patient must eat food 1-1.5 before the procedure.

After gargling, do not drink or eat for at least 30 minutes. When you have a sore throat, you make the sound “y” to better wash the palatine tonsils; for children this is a reason to play, they are more willing to carry out the procedure.

Chlorophyllipt should be diluted and used immediately; for sore throat, gargle for 5 minutes 4 times a day.

Chlorophyllipt can be diluted in one concentration for both adults and children. Take a teaspoon of 1% alcohol solution per 100 ml of heated water.

Oil solution

Used for sore throat to lubricate the surface of inflamed tonsils. The procedure is carried out using a gauze swab soaked in the drug.

You should not lubricate your child's tonsils if he feels disgusted by the smell. This may indicate an allergy to the drug. In addition, there are non-violent methods of treating children that are no less effective and do not cause fear.

Inhalation with chlorophyllipt

Ways to treat children without tears include inhaling medications through a nebulizer. For inhalation, you need to take an alcohol solution of the drug, dilute it with saline solution as 1:10 - 10 ml of saline solution is required for 1 ml of medicine.

Instead of saline solution, you can take mineral water without gas, preferably Narzan, Borjomi.

For details on how to do inhalations, read the article Inhalations with mineral water.

Gargling with chlorophyllipt: test for the safety of using the drug

It is no secret that natural medicinal substances of natural origin can, in rare cases, cause nonspecific reactions when used.

In particular:

  • the occurrence of severe redness of the skin
  • appearance of a rash
  • signs of allergic dermatitis
  • increase in dyspeptic symptoms in the form of nausea and vomiting
  • the appearance of muscle spasms
  • dry mucous membranes of the respiratory tract

These phenomena may indicate intolerance to chlorophyllipt or an overdose of the drug.

That is why rinsing with an alcohol solution of chlorophyllipt, as well as treatment with other dosage forms, should begin with a sensitivity test to the drug.

This is easy to do using one of the suggested methods:

  1. Dilute a small amount (25 drops) of an alcohol solution of chlorophyllipt in a tablespoon of water and apply the solution to the mucous membrane of the inner surface of the cheek.
  2. Rinse your throat once with a small amount of water with an equal volume of alcohol solution of chlorophyllipt added.
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