Look After Your Children with Herbs (online course) Key Child-Friendly Herbs & Ingredients

The Key HERBS for your Home Medicine Cabinet

Child-Friendly Herbs to have in Stock

These key herbs can be used as dried herbs (for teas) and in herbal tincture form.

Please check the relevant lessons for dosage, strength and application guidelines.

  • Common name, Latin name
    Calendula/marigold
    Calendula officinalis
    Chamomile
    Chamomilla recutita/Matricaria recutita
    Cleavers
    Galium aparine
    Elder berry
    Sambucus nigra fruct.
    Elder flower
    Sambucus nigra flos.
    Lemon balm
    Melissa officinalis
    Lime flower
    Tilia europa
    Marshmallow
    Althea officinalis
    Meadowsweet
    Filipendula ulmaria
    Nettle
    Urtica dioica
    Oatstraw
    Avena sativa 

  • Passion flower Passiflora incarnata
    Plantain
    Plantago lancelota or Plantago majalis
    Red Clover
    Trifolium pratense
    Rose
    Rosa spp. (so many varieties!)
    Thyme
    Thymus vulgaris

  • Key ingredients for topical treatments: porridge oats, chickweed, plantain, daisy, onion.