All the herbs penetrate through the skin, has a healing effect and are beneficial to the body of the child. They relieve irritation, reduce itching, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effect, and also effectively remove dead skin cells.
To healing umbilical wound add to the bath water disinfectant herbs: chamomile, oak bark and calendula. When rashes on the baby skin to bathe him in the grass succession, celandine and sage. Remember, herbs should be replaced periodically, since daily bathing in the same infusion of the herb can cause an allergic reaction in a child.
A series of steep follows: take 150 g of grass, pour 1 liter of boiling water, then boil for 10 minutes, strain and pour into a baby bath with warm water. The series can also be alternated with other herbs in different proportions, but not more than two tablespoons. For example, 2 tablespoons of succession with 2 spoons of sage, or 2 tablespoons of succession with 1 tablespoon of chamomile and sage, 2 tablespoons of succession with 2 spoons of thyme etc.
If you use for bathing chamomile, brew it as follows: pour a liter of boiling water 1 tablespoon and allow to steep for 10 minutes. The resulting chamomile infusion pour into the tub with water for bathing. Herbal solution in the bath should be only lightly colored and transparent.
To prepare an infusion of celandine, pour 50 g herb to 0.5 liters of boiling water in an enamel pot, cover and heat on a water bath for 30 minutes. Cool at room temperature for 15 minutes. Then strain, raw materials squeeze, pour the broth into a glass jar with a tight lid. Use the decoction for two days in a cool dark place. Before taking bath add to the water one Cup of broth.
The herb sage have soothing, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial action. For children sage pour 1 tablespoon of 1 Cup boiling water, let steep for 20 minutes, strain and add the water.