Making Your Own First Aid Kit

To make an herbal first aid kit, assess the needs of your- self and your family, and any situations that could arise requiring first aid.

The most basic first aid kit will include the following:

  • All-purpose/burn salve (burns, sunburns, cuts, wounds)
  • Aloe vera gel (burns, sunburns, cuts, wounds)
  • Antifungal salve (cuts, wounds)
  • Cold care capsules (colds, sluggish digestion, infections)
  • Echinacea tincture (boosting immunity, colds, flus,
  • Eucalyptus essential oil (congestion [added to steams],
    achy muscles, insect repellent, cuts and abrasions,
    warts, cold sores)
  • Garlic oil (ear infections, parasites, colds)
  • Green clay powder (splinters, disinfecting wounds, poultices
    for poison oak/ivy, skin infections)
  • Kloss’s Liniment (splinters and slivers, poison oak/ivy)
  • Lavender essential oil (headaches, minor burns and sun-
    burn, insect bites, congestion)
  • Licorice root tincture (sore throats, bronchial inflammation,
    herpes simplex I and II)
  • Garlic–Mullein Flower Oil (ear infections, pain)
  • Peppermint essential oil (digestive problems, burns, mouth-
    wash, stimulant)

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