An Encyclopedia of Natural Healing for Children & Infants
This comprehensive, user-friendly volume by one of the most highly trained medical herbalists in America has all the information parents need to safeguard and improve the health of their babies and children utilizing proper diet, supplementation and herbs. Particular emphasis is placed on strengthening the young immune system, with chapters on managing allergies and avoiding the damaging overuse of antibiotics. The heart of the book features an A-to-Z compilation of more than 50 common childhood complaints from colic and cradle cap through sinusitis and sleeplessness to warts and whooping cough, with recipes and remedies for easing discomfort and healing from the inside out.
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