Herbal Treatment of Children: Western and Ayurvedic by Anne McIntyre FNIMH

By Anne McIntyre FNIMH

A accomplished and authoritative textual content offering details at the usefulness, effectiveness and appropriateness of using natural treatments in formative years. a pragmatic consultant to the secure and potent use of natural drugs in pediatric basic care, written through a revered and the world over recognized expertEasily obtainable details guarantees speedy reference in practiceCase histories and sensible suggestions make this a vital spouse for all pros in fundamental care

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Respiratory system Basil has antimicrobial properties enhancing immunity to respiratory infections. With decongestant properties it helps clear phlegm from the nose and chest. It is best in hot infusions for colds, flu, catarrh, sinusitis and as an expectorant for coughs. It relaxes spasm in the bronchi and is used for whooping cough and asthma. Basil has diaphoretic properties, bringing blood to the surface of the skin and releasing heat and makes a good remedy for reducing fevers. Reproductive system Basil is used as an antispasmodic to relieve dysmenorrhoea and the pain of uterine contractions during childbirth.

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