HERBAL HEALING FOR CHILDREN

HERBAL HEALING FOR CHILDREN

by Demtria Clark

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Overview

Many families are finding the use of herbal medicines to be a safer, simpler, more natural way to care for their children than treating with conventional medications. Children often improve after just a few doses of herbal remedies-even when standard medicines have been ineffective-and often recover with fewer side effects.

Herbal Healing for Children is an easy-to-follow, practical guide to dealing with common childhood health issues. In this comprehensive herbal materia medica, you'll discover

why medicinal herbs are safe and effective, and which conditions they treat;

how to gather, preserve, and store fresh herbs;

time-tested techniques for making decoctions, herbal teas, infusions, and salves;

a treasury of practical recipes for reliable, age-appropriate remedies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781570672149
Publisher: Book Publishing Company, The
Publication date: 08/11/2011
Pages: 242
Sales rank: 789,459
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Rosemary Gladstar vii

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction 1

1 An Introduction to Herbalism 7

2 The Herbal Medicine Chest: Commonly Used Herbs 23

3 Remedies for Common Childhood Illnesses 63

4 Buying, Gathering, and Preparing Herbs 103

5 Making Your Own Herbal Remedies 115

6 Easy Recipes for Homemade Remedies 129

Appendices

A Three Fun Herb Gardens 181

B Herbs as Nutritional Supplements 187

Glossary 189

Suppliers 190

Associations and Schools 193

Recommended Reading 194

Bibliography 198

Index 200

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