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Herbs for Children

The Healing Wonders of Medicinal Plants The essence of natural herbal therapy is to activate the body's own self-healing powers. Some of the most powerful medicines are not located in prescription drugs but in common herbs found in your kitchen or your local health food store. They may be available as tinctures, teas, capsules, fresh or dried. Some of the most commonly used herbs for childhood illnesses are: CATNIP Good for restlessness and colic in infants and small children. It has a calming effect on the nervous system and is used for fevers and in producing perspiration without increasing heat in the body and also for its action in inducing sleep. CHAMOMILE A pleasant tasting tea used to calm the nerves and for menstrual cramps. It is one of the best...

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Study on Food Sensitivities in Children

Study on Food Sensitivities in Children by Warren King L.Ac. Dear Parents, Thank you for allowing your child to participate in this study on food sensitivities which I think can potentially help millions of children in America. Enclosed you will find both the result of you own child’s food sensitivities as well as the averages on each food for the 10 children in the study (see chart at bottom for averages.) It was not my intent to specifically have your children change their diets, but since you requested the results you will have to wrestle with your own response. Unfortunately the American diet has degenerated to such an extent that foods that were considered occasional treats or were not considered foods at all are now the staples in our modern...

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