Herbal Dosages for Children

By | April 10, 2014

~ Herbal Dosages for Children ~

Infusions & Teas

If Adult Dose = 1 Cup:

Newborn to 2 Years ~ One dose equals 1/2 teaspoon.

2-4 Years ~ 2TBS.

4-7 Years ~ 1/4 Cup

7-11 Years ~ 1/2 Cup

(A nursing mother may also take an adult dose and the herbs will be transmitted to her baby through her breast milk, filtered and diluted to the appropriate strength.)

Tinctures

If Adult Dose = 1 teaspoon:

Younger than 3 months ~ 2 drops

3-6 months ~ 3 drops

6-9 months ~ 4 drops

9-12 months ~ 5 drops

12-18 months ~ 7 drops

18-24 months ~ 8 drops

2-3 years ~ 10 drops

3-4 years ~ 12 drops

4-6 years ~ 15 drops

6-9 years ~ 24 drops

9-12 years ~ 30 drops

Herbs for Colic

Herbs for Colds & Flus

Herbs for Bites & Stings

Herbs for Cuts & Scrapes

Herbs for Diaper Rash

Herbs for Children

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