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Smart Medicine for a Healthier Child

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Smart Medicine for a Healthier Child: The Practical A-To-Z Reference to Natural and Conventional Treatments for Infants & Children, Second Edition

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Revised, updated, and expanded to reflect the latest thinking and information on children’s health issues, Smart Medicine for a Healthier Child enables parents to combine the best of conventional and alternative approaches. Part One explains the full spectrum of techniques that can be employed to effectively treat childhood health problems, providing an overview of the history, fundamentals, and uses of conventional medicine, herbal medicine, homeopathy, acupressure, diet, and nutritional supplementation. Part Two contains a comprehensive A-to-Z guide to the various health problems of childhood, from acne to chickenpox to thumb-sucking. Finally, Part Three offers guidance on using the therapies and procedures suggested in Part Two, from locating acupressure points to preparing herbal remedies.

Written by a naturopathic physician, a medical doctor, and a pediatric nurse, this unique book gives parents easy access to current information and advice regarding their children’s health and acts as a bridge between time-honored healing systems and mainstream medicine. Illustrated with line art.

Suggested use of vitamin, mineral, and herbal formulas

We strongly advise the regular use of a multi-vitamin to enhance overall health and address a variety of conditions. Our specifically formulated products, CHF#57C, CHF#57S, and CHF#57SP, are highly recommended to meet your nutritional needs. To ensure maximum effectiveness and absorption, it is best to take all vitamin, mineral, and herbal supplements alongside meals unless advised otherwise by a healthcare professional.

In addition to dietary supplements, we are committed to reducing your exposure to potentially harmful chemicals through our personal care line. We suggest incorporating our CHF#85 (Shampoo), CHF#86 (Conditioner), CHF#37 (Mouthwash), and CHF#38 (Toothpaste) into your daily routine to help protect your health from unnecessary chemical exposure.

Suggested use of essential oils

Mix one or two drops of desired essential oil to a small amount of a carrier oil such as coconut oil, jojoba oil or sweet almond oil. For general use, the oils can be applied to the bottom of feet and/or painful areas. If burning occurs do not wash area with water, but instead add more carrier oil. To prevent contamination of oil, do not touch top of bottle to any part of the body. It is best to avoid the following oils during pregnancy: Ajowan, Aniseed, Basil, Bay Leaf, Bitter Almond, Camphor, Cedarwood, Clove Leaf, Clove Stem, Cornmint, Davana, Hyssop, Jasmin, Mandarin, Marjoram, Mugwort, Myrrh, Oregano, Parsley Seed, Patchouli, Pennyroyal, Petitgrain, Rue, Sage, Sandalwood, Savin, Savory, Spearmint, Sweet Birch, Tagetes, Tansy, Tarragon, Thuja, Thyme (all types), Wormwood, Ylang-Ylang.