Herbal Treatment of Children: Western and Ayurvedic Perspectives

Herbal Treatment of Children aims to provide healthcare professionals with a practical guide to how the use of herbal medicine can contribute to modern pediatric care. It promotes an integrative appr...

By Anne McIntyre


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Herbal Treatment of Children aims to provide healthcare professionals with a practical guide to how the use of herbal medicine can contribute to modern pediatric care. It promotes an integrative approach to healthcare that considers a variety of treatment possibilities, using both western and ayurvedic herbs. Health professionals increasingly acknowledge that many of their clients have interests in complementary medicine, and this book sets out to create a greater and more meaningful symbiosis between their work and that of the herbalists. They need to be aware of the benefits and possible risks, to take advantage of the most up-to-date information available and to draw on the knowledge of the professional herbalist. In return, the herbalist can advise on dosage, interactions and contraindications, so that the confidence in herbal medicine that it deserves is ascertained. Chapters include: Understanding herbs Herbs for the immune system Herbs for the digestive system Herbs for the nervous system Herbs for the skin and eyes Herbs for the urinary system Herbal first aid General considerations when treating children The herbal pharmacy Ailment and treatment chart

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