ACTIVATED CHARCOAL TABLETS: Used for diarrhea or to assist with detoxification, in case of poisoning. (take 4 tablets every hour). Drink plenty of water. May also be applied externally for insect/spider bites and to draw impurities from the skin.
ALOE VERA GEL: Soothes the inflammation of sunburn, minor skin irritations, chaffing. Aloe helps to regenerate tissue and will help heal wounds. Can also be used as a natural hair gel. Can be applied to insect bites and stings to help soothe the area.
ANTISEPTIC TOPICAL SALVE: A healing salve with antiseptic properties which may contain Calendula flower, St. John’s Wort flower, Plantain and Comfrey leaf. This salve can be applied to minor injuries or promote healing. May be used on diaper rash, inflammation, scratches abrasions, burns and scalds, cold sores, abscesses, bites, and stings. Not recommended for deep wounds or cuts.
ARNICA: Arnica can be applied externally to areas of bruising and swelling, but not to broken skin. It can help to reduce inflammation and is indispensible for sprains and sore muscles.
BACH RESCUE REMEDY: A combination of 5 flower essences which may help if taken during times of stress, trauma or emotional distress. Safe remedy for children as well as adults.
CAYENNE (CAPSICUM): This is effective for both internal and external bleeding. Externally, apply pressure and raise affected area. Sprinkle cayenne powder over the wound.
CHAMOMILE TEA BAGS: A very versitile herb which may be used for as a mild sedative, to ease cramps and spasms, for stomach upset and externally to soothe skin irritations. Chamomile is also mild enough for children and has a pleasant taste which they may enjoy. For eye irritation or inflammation make as a tea, strain through coffee filter, use as eyewash or compress.
ECHINACEA: Useful for preventing infection by stimulating the immune function. Echinacea can be used for any type of infection. Extracts can be applied topically and/or taken internally.
GINGER: Ginger root is excellent for an upset stomach. It is effective when used to combat motion and altitude sickness. Ginger also has antispasmodic and gas-relieving properties.
GRINDELIA SPRAY: For poison ivy/oak/sumach
KAVA ROOT CAPSULES: May help to relieve occassional anxiety and muscle tension without making you drowsy.
LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL: Lavender is a natural bug repellent and can be applied topically to bites and stings. This oil is very versatile having sedative, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. Lavender is helpful for anxiety, insomnia, headaches, wounds and burns. For most people, lavender essential oil can be applied directly to the skin.
MULLEIN AND GARLIC OIL: Used earaches and the associated pain.
SLIPPERY ELM LOZENGES: Offer natural healing for sore throats and tissues of the throat and mouth. Slippery elm may also be used for digestive problems.
PEPPERMINT OIL: Helps to soothe an upset stomach, clears sinuses and curbs itching from insect bites. If you have sensitive skin, dilute peppermint oil before applying. Taken internally, peppermint may aggravate heartburn.
ST. JOHN’S WORT TINCTURE: Used internally or externally it benefits muscle and nerve pain, sciatica, wounds, shingles, sunburn, herpes, and cold sores.
TEA TREE OIL: Tea tree oil is a natural antiseptic and contains many antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties. It helps to speed the healing process and is excellent to apply externally on wounds to promote healing and prevent infection. It is also a natural bug repellent and can soothe and promote healing after bites and stings.
TEI-FU OIL: A blend of safflower oil, wintergreen oil, menthol, camphor, clove, eucalyptus and lavender essential oils. Applied topically to the forehead it can help eliminate a headache. This oil may be applied undiluted to the chest to help clear congestion and ease breathing. One drop applied to the back of the tongue may help thwart an asthma attack. When inhaled it can arouse and stimulate to keep one alert. May be applied to joints or muscles to help reduce inflammation and pain.
TRIPHALA POWDER: Is an ayurvedic remedy which can be mixed with water and drank. May help to relieve occassional constipation.
VALERIAN TINCTURE: The sedative properties of Valerian make it useful for relieving anxiety, insomnia and tension; it also helps to relieve mild pain.
WILLOW BARK: Used instead of aspirin or NSAIDS. Willow bark helps with headaches, inflammation and acts as a mild pain reliever.
WITCH HAZEL: Distilled witch hazel has mild astringent, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, making it useful for insect bites and skin irritations. May be mixed with essential oils to help dilute them when applying topically.