From Louise Tenney's "Today’s Herbal Health for Children"
This reference is offered as a starting-point for inquiring minds and not as medical advice. Always speak to your practitioner before self-medicating.
p.s. We stock virtually all of these herbs as mild-acting herbal teas.
Anemia: Alfalfa, Chlorophyll, Dandelion, Kelp, and Yellow Burdock. Vitamin C helps with the absorption of iron.
Backache: Constipation may be a problem. Fibre Supplement, and Roughage.
False Labour: Catnip and Chamomile will relax the uterus.
Gas: Ginger and Papaya. Starch, sugars and meat may cause fermentation.
Headache: Constipation, high blood pressure and toxemia may cause headaches. Chlorophyll, Valerian, Hops, and Chamomile.
Heartburn: Papaya, Ginger, and B-Complex.
Hemorrhoids: Constipation contribues to the problem. Pure Water, Fibre Supplemont, White Oak Bark, Fresh Lemon Juice in Pure Water, and Kelp.
High Blood Pressure: Toxins in the blood can contribute. Eliminate meat and dairy products. Eat vegetables and fruit and drink plenty of pure water. Red Clover, Chlorophyll, and Green Drinks.
Hormone Imbalance: This may occur because of the excess estrogen in the blood during pregnancy. Try Chlorophyll.
Insomnia: Calcium, Kelp, Passion Flower, Chlorophyll, and Magnesium.
Leg Cramps: Calcium, Magnesium, and Vitamins C and D.
Miscarriage: Red Raspberry Tea, Catnip Tea, Lobelia, and Sarsparilla.
Morning Sickness: Red Raspberry Tea, Catnip, Peppermint, Spearmint, Ginger, Chlorophyll, and Green Drinks.
Nervous Disorders: Calcium, Magnesium, Kelp, Vitamin C, Passion Flower, Hops, Scullcap, and Chlorophyll.
Stretch Marks: Vitamin A, E, Zinc, Olive Oil, and Wheat Germ Oil.
Toxemia: Vitamins C, A, B-Complex and E, Fresh Lemon Juice in Water, Green Drinks and Chlorophyll. Eliminate red meat, salt and sugar. Add fresh vegetables, fruits and whole grains.
Urinary Tract Infections: Vitamin C, Pure Water, Parsley Tea, Green Drinks, Chlorophyll, and Unsweetened Cranberry Juice.
Vaginal Yeast Infection: Acidophilus, Raspberry Tea, Pure Water, Vitamins A and C, and Chlorophyll.
Water Retention: Vitamin C and Parsley.