by Faye Sakellaridis
Children are enchanted by nature — sharing herbalism with them is a great way to deepen that connection into something that will stay with them for life.
The world of herbalism is full of enchanting scents, tastes, and colors. As Angela Justis points out on “Mother Earth Living,” an online web magazine for the health and wellness world, herbalism can “inspire a love of the natural world” in children. It also encourages them to explore and develop a practical connection to herbs by understanding their various uses.
For instance, children take sensuous delight in roses; herbalism shows them how roses help with mental and physical ailments: