When it comes to soothing a sick or hurt child, only the most gentle, time-tested remedies will do. Herbal remedies are a safe and effective alternative to commercial medicines that can have unwanted side effects. Renowned herbalist Rosemary Gladstar shows you how to make your own natural teas, salves, tablets, and foods to help children fight a variety of common ailments. These remedies also take many forms that will appeal to children, from herbal popsicles and “candy” balls to teas, syrups, and calming baths. Rosemary introduces you to 24 of the best herbs to support children’s health and provides simple instructions for preparing and using them, with specific dosage guidelines for kids ages 3 months to 12 years.