Almost 2 weeks into the new year and after plenty of thought about my priorities, lots of distraction dealing with sicknesses one after the other, and finding a few quiet moments to actually distill my thoughts into real practical ideas, I am excited to say that I have my 2017 goals for my herbal study!
I want to share with you how to create your own goals for enhancing your use of herbs in your family, and give you a peek at my goals for the year!
Fennel. Delicious, aromatic, soothing, and a Godsend to anyone with a colicky baby.
Fennel seeds have been described as one of the best herbs to use for digestive issues. It is safe enough to use for cranky babies yet gently effective enough to be described as nature’s Pepto Bismal. It is an antacid that neutralizes excessive amounts of acid in the stomach. (Herbs for Children’s Health) The seeds can be ground and made into a tea, infused into an oil to rub on irritated tummies, or taken as a tincture.
What do these little licorice scented seeds do? Prepare to be amazed . . .