Upset stomach, headaches, sore throats, burns, bites, sprains, and all such things now can be eased by borrowing a couple of ingredients from Mother Earth. These are some of the simplest, yet the most effective remedies that you could actually stock up as your natural first aid kit. These solutions have softer effects on your pocket and consume less time too.
You can also have your own natural first aid kit. Here is a sample DIY kit that you can always use as a heady reference….
For Cuts And Wound
Cayenne Pepper: This does increase the heat, but it just put an end to the bleeding from the wound in no time. Being a natural disinfectant and loaded with antibacterial properties, it also prevents infections and even promote healing.
Tea Tree Oil: An essential oil, it is a one stop solution for all your wound needs – the reason it is antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, and antiseptic agent. The essential oil is available in all your drugstores and departmental stores. You just need a few drops; do this thrice a day and your wound will be healed soon.
Coconut Oil: Among a zillion of other things, it can also heal cuts and wounds. Just make sure that you keep in a wide-mouthed jar or can so that you can take it out during winter. [Coconut oil solidifies as temperature swirls down.] The good news is that this oil can even be used to heal your lips as they start cracking.
Aloe Vera: Use aloe vera gel handy in case you don’t have access to plants. This will soothe the burns, including the ones caused by sun. Just dab it as and when you want to ease the pain and promote healing.
Lavender Oil: You can keep a small bottle of this essential oil in your first aid kit as it is known to be an effective home remedy for a wide assortment of health conditions, including minor burns and chapped lips.
Bites And Stings
Frankincense Essential Oil: This, perhaps, is one of the best bets for honey bee stings. It also eases the swelling and itching that mosquito bites trigger. So, make sure you have it.
Cinnamon: This aromatic spice has goodness beyond just flavoring your favorite oatmeal. It is loaded with antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that ensures that bites are healed quicker.
Neem Oil: A great antibacterial agent, it has a multitude of benefits including easing the itching and irritation triggered by assorted health conditions like eczema and ringworm.
Cough And Sore Throat
Apple Cider Vinegar: Fill a small bottle from your kitchen resource. This is used as an effective natural solution for countless conditions, including cough, sore throat, upset stomach, and canker sores. Just ensure that you have access to honey to mellow down the flavor.
Baking Soda: You would need just a teaspoon full of this kitchen aid to ward off the unwanted refluxes and nausea. So, make sure this is a part of your natural first aid kit.
The list can go and on… But, the ingredients I have picked for the natural first aid kit has multiple of benefits. When you pick the one of your choice, just ensure that it serves you for more than one condition. This way you can actually make a smaller, but more efficient kit.