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Making Thyme and Lavender Herbal Baths for Children

Making Thyme and Lavender Herbal Baths for Children

Thyme for their lungs, thyme for their sore throats, thyme for their colds.

I find myself incorporating lots of thyme–and time–into my herbal practice. After working with my own family and midwifery families, I began to realize the remarkable benefits thyme has to offer to our children.

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How To Treat A Fever With Herbs and Hydrotherapy

How To Treat A Fever With Herbs and Hydrotherapy

After you watch this 6 part video series about fevers you will be equipped with the facts and practical knowledge about fevers. You can watch Video 1 is the primary video that covers causes, symptoms, types, and treatments of fevers. Or you can watch the other shorter videos that cover the portion you are the most interested in.

Video 2 What is a fever? What are high and low-grade fevers in children and adults? Video 3 covers the causes of fevers. Video 4 teaches how to take care of a fever with herbs. Video 5 demonstrates how to manage a fever with hydrotherapy. Video 6 covers when to seek medical attention for a fever.

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Guide To Children's Coughs, Colds & Flus

Guide To Children's Coughs, Colds & Flus
The ultimate guide to children's coughs, colds and flus is a resource filled with valuable information about which herbs are safe for kids. Learn about how to use immune boosting herbs this cold and flu season to keep your kids healthy. Herbs can help sick kids feel better quickly and safely by working with their bodies immune systems.  You will learn how to cook with herbs and DIY herbal medicine making.  Check it out!
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Treat Childhood Fevers with Herbs

Treat Childhood Fevers with Herbs

Fevers are nature’s way to rid the body of infection and are actually a sign of a healthy immune system. On the other hand, they can be dangerous if they get too high or last too long. Children tend to run hotter than adults do, as well.

The good news is that there is a lot we can do to treat childhood fevers with herbs, and today we'll walk through some of the options. 

Children's Immune Boost tincture can help your little ones stay healthy all year long.

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Everything You Need To Know About Herbal Baths

Everything You Need To Know About Herbal Baths

Herbs are flexible in so many ways, not the least of which being the many ways we can prepare them. One of my favorite methods of preparation is the herb bath. You can infuse herbs into a bath for nearly any ailment, and there is nothing quite as soothing as slipping into warm, healing water. From a sitz bath to a soak in the tub, herb baths are a great way for anyone to experience the restorative benefits of herbs.

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When to Seek Medical Help if Your Child Is Sick

When to Seek Medical Help if Your Child Is Sick

I want to dispel the myth that herbal medicine and Western medicine are incompatible. There is no one system of medicine that fits every body and every situation. It is completely appropriate to integrate the two methods. 

As a parent, I want to know when to seek medical help when my child is sick.  Here is  list of 12 reasons to seek medical help.  When in doubt check it out.

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