Herbs for Children's Health
By Rosemary Gladstar
When it comes to soothing a sick or hurt child, only the gentlest, time-tested remedies will do. Best-selling author and respected herbalist Rosemary Gladstar is the perfect guide. Her recipes -- safe, effective, and without side effects -- can be used for all the most common ailments that affect children: teething, colic, cradle cap, diaper rash, earaches, fevers, colds, burns, cuts, and more. They also take many forms that will appeal to children, from herbal popsicles and "candy" balls to teas, syrups, and calming baths.