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Herbal Therapy & Childhood Skin Disorders

© David L. Hoffmann BSc (Hons), MNIMH

As with all of the body systems there are a range of remedies appropriate for skin problems in children, each having its distinct area of application with some for external use only. Many of the essential oils are helpful as topical application. Please review these remedies and ensure their various actions are familiar to you:
Calendula officinalis (Calendula)
Galium aparine (Cleavers)
Hypericum perforatum (St. John's Wort)
Plantago media (Plantain)
Stellaria media (Chickweed)
Trifolium pratense (Red Clover)
Urtica dioica (Nettles)
Viola tricolor (Heartsease)

Treatments outlined in the chapter on respiratory problems are relevant here. Please refer to the following sections:
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Whilst working in conservation and lecturing in ecology and the eco-crisis for the University of Wales, David Hoffman became convinced that to heal the world, to embrace planetary wholeness and responsibility for it with hope, he as an individual had to be whole within himself....more
 
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