The Herbalist's Notebook — teas

Herbal Teas as Support for Children's Emotions

Jennifer May

Tags children, emotions, happy, healing, herbalteas, teas

Herbal Teas as Support for Children's Emotions

Herbal teas can be a wonderful and useful tool for supporting children's emotional well being.  They are a method which enables children to connect and gain more awareness with the emotions they are feeling, to better be able to identify them, and to become aware of what it is they need to support themselves - all in a gentle and subtle way. I recently worked with a 5 year old who has been going through some emotional trauma in his life.  He initially expressed that. he was feeling "sad". Into the apothecary we went to make a "happy tea".  He...