Herbal Remedies for Insomnia Scottsboro AL

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Bigelow Tuesday Maryland
(256) 259-5950
1202 South Broad Street
Scottsboro, AL
 
Campbell Fur & Root Colorado
(256) 776-2388
488 Rock Cut Road
Gurley, AL
 
Linda Jarvis
(256) 837-3448
1489 Slaughter Rd.
Madison, AL
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Diane Brown
(205) 744-7997
821-D Allison Bonnett Memorial Parkway
Hueytown, AL
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Robert Sciacca
(205) 985-7393
4515 South Lake Parkway+ Suite 300
Birmingham, AL
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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C V S/ Pharmacy
(256) 437-9778
42950 Us Highway 72
Stevenson, AL
 
Ginger Bunn
(256) 782-2639
209 Pelham Rd. South
Jacksonville, AL
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Amanda Mashburn
(256) 538-1887
725 Gilbert Ferry Rd.
Attalla, AL
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Renee Hughes
(205) 991-8083
5510 Hwy 280+ ste. #202
Birmingham, AL
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Diana Clark
(334) 264-6116
7020 Sydney Curve
Montgomery, AL
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Health Matters�Lullaby and Good Night

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By Vonalda M. Utterback, CN

Even the most loving of parents can be pushed to the edge of their patience when their child has dyssomnia. Your son or daughter may have difficulty falling asleep, experience night terrors, walk in his or her sleep, or suffer from other sleep disturbances. When the problem is chronic, no one in the family gets enough sleep to stay healthy and happy.

The current conventional treatment for children with restlessness (often diagnosed as ADHD) and dyssomnia, often involves synthetic psychotropic drugs, which can be highly addictive. However, peaceful slumber for all concerned may now be as easy as a trip to the local holistic pharmacy, according to a recent study of German children with dyssomnia and daytime restlessness.

During the open-label study conducted at various pediatric clinics in Germany, children were prescribed up to four tablets per day of Euvegal Forte, a German-made herbal formula containing 160 mg of valerian root (Valeriana officinalis) and 80 mg lemon balm (Melissa officinalis).
After four weeks, the core symptoms of dyssomnia and restlessness were reduced from “moderate/severe” to “mild” or “absent” in most cases. Almost 81 percent of the children suffering from dyssomnia improved, and about 70 percent of the children with restlessness experienced a clear improvement. There were no reported negative side effects directly related to the remedy.

Janet Zand, LAc, OMD, Rachel Walton, RN, and Bob Rountree, MD, recommend additional herbal insomnia remedies in their book, Smart Medicine for a Healthier Child (1994, Avery Publishing). The trio suggests trying chamomile (Chamomilla recutila) or passion flower (Passiflora incarnata) tea at bedtime; skullcap (Scutellaria laterifolia) in tea, tincture, or capsule form one hour before bedtime (do not give to children under six); or valerian root for children more than 12 years of age.

Author: Vonalda M. Utterback, CN

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