Use Extra Caution When Giving Herbs to Children

Use Extra Caution When Giving Herbs to Children

Babies younger than 6 months {or around the time a child begins eating solid food} should not take herbs internally. Small amounts of gentle herbs can be applied to an infant’s skin via salves, oils, baths and compresses {a cloth dipped in herb tea}. For older children, dosages usually are calculated by weight. Take the… Continue reading Use Extra Caution When Giving Herbs to Children