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Herbs to Avoid While Breastfeeding

Herbs to Avoid While Breastfeeding

Some of the constituents in herbs can decrease milk supply, and excreted in breast milk just like the foods we eat.  Some of the herbs on this list are included because they are traditional antilactagogues, herbs used to decrease milk supply when weaning. Others are included as they could pose possible health risks for baby. This list includes common herbs that you might see in foods, herbal preparations, and supplement. Some herbs are considered to be generally toxic an …
8th Jun 2022 THT Steph
Herbal Dosage Guidelines for Children

Herbal Dosage Guidelines for Children

The following are suggested herbal dosage guidelines for children to help you know how much herbs, teas, and tinctures to give children. Please take note that these are general guidelines. The quality of the herbs, the child's weight and the child's overall health should be taken into consideration when figuring how much herbal tea or tincture is right for your child. The Herbal Toad states child safety in the 'more details' section of each product listing. The following guideline …
26th May 2021 THT Steph
Is Elderberry Dangerous for Covid 19?

Is Elderberry Dangerous for Covid 19?

COVID-19 (New Coronavirus) was never seen in the human body before 2019, and while there are many of us with theories, few things have been tested, however; it is clear from clinical research and the traditional use over thousands of years that some herbal practices do aid the body's ability to overcome viral infections. "In 2009, during the H5N1 flu pandemic, the discussion among herbalists about whether the herb Echinacea should be used for this flu or if it presented a problem of stimula …
30th Mar 2020 THT Steph
Mega List of Child Safe Essential Oils

Mega List of Child Safe Essential Oils

There is a safe middle ground between those companies who tell you to use everything and anything with no concern for safety, and those senseless articles that try to scare you away from oils altogether. In truth, the use of good quality, 100% pure essential oils is safe for use with children. We just suggest taking some precautions to avoid even the most minimal of reactions. If you follow proper dilution guidelines, and choose oils from the list below, you can confidently enjoy the benefits of …
11th Mar 2020 THT Steph