This Herbal First Aid Kit is a thoughtful collection of products to aid you on any sort of adventure from a back packing trip, to a day hike, to a plane ride, to everyday in-the-home use. Each item is prepared with the wisdom of plants, using their well-known benefits to replace the pharmaceutical alternative. The goal is to cure gently, balance the body, to aid, and to never impose.
Choosing which herbal products are best for you and/or your family can be difficult. There is a lot of information to take in and products to choose from so we've narrowed down what we think are the essentials you'll need to keep in your survival plan.
16 capsules of Charcoal Powder (Activated charcoal is traditionally used to absorb and neutralize poisons and toxins. Can be used internally to treat symptoms of food poisoning and adverse drug reactions, or externally to draw poison from stings and bites.)
2.3 oz tin- A healing salve- (Apply this soothing petroleum-free antibiotic ointment to scrapes, cuts, bug bites, rashes, and chapped or irritated skin & poison ivy. Healing herbs are infused in a base of pure olive oil and beeswax with antiseptic essential oils to bring comfort and accelerate healing. Made with the quick healing Comfrey leaf so it can trap dirt and cause infection. Clean the affected area before applying salve.
Cayenne Pepper Tincture-2 oz bottle Cayenne pepper tincture- Cayenne contains capsicum, an amazing, powerful, and natural stimulant. Capsicum relieves many types of pain. It is also used for stopping hemorrhages, energy boost, heart attack, hemoglobin, circulation, low blood pressure, muscle pain, shock, stroke, ulcers, digestive aid, and varicose veins. Take 1-2 dropper full at the onset of a heart attack.
White Willow Bark Tincture- Willow bark contains chemically related constituents that are thought to create a salicylic acid-like reaction in the body. Thus willow bark has been used for it’s anti-inflammatory and pain relieving effects in situations such as headache, fever, rheumatism and arthritis with pain and inflammation. Take 1-2 droppers in the presence of pain.
Antiseptic Wound Wash- A gentle cleanser, made with aloe and witch hazel, an all-purpose, alcohol-free anti-septic to clean wounds, soothe burns, and wash off street-car grime. This cleanser won't dry out skin, or make you smell like the cheaper dollar store version.
Siberian Ginseng tincture- An adaptogen, effectively regulates the immune response and the hormonal changes due to stress, thus maintaining homeostasis. In addition to suppressing the occurrence of psychological diseases such as anxiety and depression, ginseng also prevents stress-associated physiological diseases.
Ginger Root Tincture-take in In the presence of nausea.
Ginger has a very long history of use in various forms of traditional and alternative medicine. It's been used to aid digestion, & reduce nausea, and help fight the flu and common cold, to name a few of its purposes. Works great on motion sickness.
Immune Boosting Elderberry Cough Syrup- Made with Elderberries, echinacea, & astragulus root. Anti-cold remedy for all types of bodily fatigue & burn-out Great for sore throats due to cough.