Excellent information for parents on the natural treatment of childhood illnesses. Some of the many topics discussed include: colds/flu, ear infections, sore throats, diarrhea, stomach distress, constipation, fever, skin rashes, teething, measles, chicken pox, headaches, allergies and asthma. Safety information, including when to see a doctor is given. Also, helpful herbal home remedies are offered along with instructions on how to make them. Articles on environmental hazards, and the controversy over the immunization of infants are part of this packet as well. There are also formulas for calculating the correct dosage to give to a child. Herbs discussed include: sage, chamomile, ginger, echinacea, goldenseal, lemon balm, licorice, peppermint, garlic, evening primrose oil, mullein, catnip, comfrey, myrrh, astragalus, aloe, reishi, shiitake, rosemary, calendula, thyme, lavender, yarrow, witch hazel, and slippery elm.