Natural First Aid Kit Essentials

Echinacea & Red clover Teas – are a natural antibiotic and help to build up the immune system. They are jam packed with essential vitamins and minerals and are useful to combat colds, flu, or anytime you’re feeling under the weather.

Tea tree, Lavender & Eucalyptus Essential Oils – are antibacterial, antiseptic and antiviral. They can be used in a steam bath, in your non-petroleum jelly, applied to skin (if sensitive use a carrier oil or distilled water) for cuts, scrapes, burns, insect bites.

Calendula Tincture– can be used internally and externally and has powerful antiviral and antimicrobial properties.

  • Internal Use: Pain due to injuries, colds, flu, infections.
  • Topical Use: Use directly on the skin or in your non- petroleum jelly. It can be used to ease rashes, skin irritations, cuts, wounds, scrapes, burns and promote wound healing.

Bentonite Clay – is composed of aged volcanic ash and is known for drawing out poisons and toxins from the skin. This can be made into a paste with a little distilled water and or raw honey. Apply directly to the skin for acne, poison ivy, cuts, scrapes, burns or insect bites.

Non-petroleum Jelly – great for cuts, scrapes burns. Feel free to mix some with your calendula and essential oils to make a kicker antibacterial ointment!

 

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