Children's Health and Children's Herbs

  Children's Health and Children's Herbs

Here are some herbal teas known for their gentle qualities. Explore with single herbal teas and be inspired by making herbal tea blends. The purpose of herbal teas for children is to nourish health and well being. These teas are gentle and often calming and nourishing. All of these herbs are safe to give to children for simple common conditions such as digestive discomfort, sore throats and restlessness. For children make a herbal tea and allow it to cool, then sweeten with a little honey or fruit juice, can be served in a drinking cup.

Make Herbal loose tea your daily ritual.


Lemon Peel

(Citrus Limonum)

1-2 teaspoons of loose peel in one cup of hot water, steep for 10 - 15 minutes.


Tea benefits... Blues, Children, Digestive, Tastes Good, Women


(It is impractical to try and list all the myriad varieties of rose that have been developed by now. A common one used in herbalism where many petalled heads are required is Rosa centifolia or the hundred petalled rose)

1-2 teaspoons of rose petals in 1 cup of boiling water for 10 minutes.

A middle eastern recipe for a sweet rose decoction is as follows; To serve 4, place 1.5 cups of rose petals in a saucepan. Cover with 3 cups of water and boil for 5 minutes, or until the petals become discoloured. Strain into teacups and add honey to taste.
A traditional Royal Victorian recipe is to blend rose petals with China black tea. Perfect served in fine China cups for kings, queens, friends and loved ones.


Tea benefits... Aphrodisiacs, Children, Menopause, Peace and Wellbeing, Relax and Sleep, Women