Herbal treatment can be used for acute and chronic conditions, but it should be used for prevention and maintenance of health so we can prevent future illness. Some conditions fixed during childhood can often be avoided during adult life, such as asthma and eczema.
My first concern in using herbs is safety, especially with children, as their systems are not fully developed, and therefore special attention to the choice of herbs and DOSAGES is very important.
This does not mean that herbs are dangerous for kids, it means that the use of herbs specially for unordinary conditions has to be administered by a trained professional such as a Medical or Clinical Herbalist. Herbs are gentle and effective but self diagnosis and self medication with herbs are not acceptable practices.View Full Article