Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine. L-R by Jacqueline L. Longe

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These difficulties significantly interfere with academic achievement or daily living. Learning disorders findings. They provide for annual testing to measure a child’s progress. Students with learning disorders may receive special instruction within a regular general education class or they may be taught in a special education or learning center for a portion of the day. Common strategies for the treatment of reading disorders focus first on improving a child’s recognition of the sounds of letters and language through phonics training.

Decoction—Decoctions are made by simmering an herb, then straining the solid material out. Lyme disease—A chronic, recurrent inflammatory disease carried by deer ticks and caused by a spirochete. ORGANIZATIONS Foundation for Homeopathic Education and Research. 21 Kittredge Street, Berkeley, CA 94704. (510) 649–8930. International Foundation for Homeopathy. P. O. Box 7, Edmonds, WA 98020. (206)776–4147. Lyme Disease Foundation, Inc. 1 Financial Plaza, Hartford, CT 06103. (800) 886-LYME. org>. National Center for Homeopathy.

Infants are even more easily overdosed than adults. Interestingly, lavenderís relaxant effects were put to the test in a 2002 study on aromatherapyís effects on improved mental or physical performance. It seems that study subjects who smelled lavender actually did worse on mental tests than those who smelled nothing at all. So those choosing to use lavenderís soothing effects should perhaps choose the timing carefully. Side effects No known side effects. Interactions As an adjuvant, lavender can enhance the helpful properties of other herbs when used in combination.

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