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Herbs in the Treatment of Children, 1st Edition

Leading a Child to Health
Authors :
Julian P. Scott & Teresa Barlow
Written by a leading practitioner in the field, this clear and practical guide describes the use of key Chinese and Western herbs in the treatment of childhood illnesses, focusing on methods of treatment that lead a child back to health rather than s ...view more
Written by a leading practitioner in the field, this clear and practical guide describes the use of key Chinese and Western herbs in the treatment of childhood illnesses, focusing on methods of treatment that lead a child back to health rather than suppress symptoms. The book examines remedies used for a wide variety of common conditions and illnesses, and explores how to break the cycle of symptoms leading to a chronic condition. It conveys a solid understanding of the particular needs and unique aspects of treating children, at a level that is accessible to both the practitioner and the interested parent.
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Written by a leading practitioner in the field, this clear and practical guide describes the use of key Chinese and Western herbs in the treatment of childhood illnesses, focusing on methods of treatment that lead a child back to health rather than suppress symptoms. The book examines remedies used for a wide variety of common conditions and illnesses, and explores how to break the cycle of symptoms leading to a chronic condition. It conveys a solid understanding of the particular needs and unique aspects of treating children, at a level that is accessible to both the practitioner and the interested parent.

Key Features
  • Presents a clear and accessible approach to the consideration of appropriate herbal remedies.
  • Gives practical advice not only on remedies but other supportive measures as well.
  • Discusses the causes and patterns of each illness to solidify the reader's understanding.
  • Explores complications and dangers related to using herbs with children.
  • Examines orthodox treatments that may be employed for each condition.

Author Information
By Julian P. Scott, MA, PhD Cert. Ac., Reauville, France; and Teresa Barlow, BSc, BAc, Reauville, France