An increase in temperature is one of the body's natural immune responses to pathogens. Young children are particularly suseptible to high temperatures as they build up their immunity. A lot of parents worry when their young child has a high temperature and are unsure of the best way to prevent a high temperature from getting dangerously high without having to use pharmaceutical medications such as paracetamol. A good gentle way to naturally help reduce a feverish condition, rather than supressing the immune response with medication, is to use ferr.phos tissue salt. It's totally safe for all ages. Good indications for it's use are redness and/or excessive heat . It is an ideal tissue salt to keep on hand for the first stage of illnesses and to help reduce severity and length of illness.