We all want the best for our children. Intuitive nurturers, mothers have passed on their home health remedies for generations. Combining their natural wisdom with authoritative advice of a medical herbalist, A Mother's Herbal offers a comprehensive and definitive guide to herbal health care .
Featuring a thorough introduction to herbs, herbal remedies and herb preparation and use, A Mother's Herbal discusses their use before, during, and after pregnancy, and for infant, child, adolescent, and teen care. Herbal remedies are appropriate for any age, safely and effectively enhancing health.
Providing safe, gentle alternatives to frequently-prescribed synthetically-derived medications, the book discusses common childhood sicknesses and their corresponding natural remedies.
Lavishly illustrated in full-color throughout, A Mother's Herbal covers the complete range of concerns:
* Fertilty and conception * Prevention of miscarriage * Pregnancy and birth * Post-natal care * Infectious childhood diseases
Written by an expert herbalist, a mother herself, A Mother's Herbal thoroughly explores herbal child care, allowing the reader to care for herself and her family--naturally.
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Anne McIntyre is a practicing medical herbalist, a member and former director of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists. She is also a qualified aromatherapist, massage therapist, counselor and Ayurvedic medicine practitioner. She lives with her children and husband, the widely respected herbalist, Michael McIntyre, with whom she runs a successful practice.Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.:
"For teething babies, rub the gums with a little honey or a mix of honey and chamomile oil or clove oil."
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