This easy-to-follow, hands-on guide gives parents safe and effective alternatives to powerful medicines whose side effects can make their children feel worse. In these pages you'll find an introduction to herbal medicine, an explanation of how each herb works, and important information about herbs you should always have on hand for daily use and first aid.
Childhood illnesses are listed in alphabetical order, with remedies immediately following. Herbal Remedies for Children will point you to readily available herbs and herbal products, and will also show you how to gather your own herbs; how to preserve and store them; and how to make your own herbal teas, decoctions, infusions, and salves. This infinitely useful book also includes resources for everything from where to buy herbs, how to grow them, and how to locate a local herbalist.