First Aid with Essential Oils

Now’s the perfect time to replace outdated, chemical products found in your First Aid kit with natural ones like Essential Oils.

BRUISES:

  • Helichrysum italicum
  • Lavender 

HOW TO: Blend 5 drops total of Essential Oil with 1 ounce of jojoba or natural, unscented lotion and gently massage on location.

INSECT BITES:

  • German Chamomile
  • Lavender
  • Peppermint 
  • Purification essential oil blend*
  • Roman Chamomile

HOW TO: Place 1 drop on location.

INSECT REPELLENTS:

  • Cedarwood
  • Citronella
  • Eucalyptus citriodora
  • Geranium
  • Patchouli
  • Peppermint
  • Purification essential oil blend*

HOW TO: Blend 15 – 18 total drops of Essential Oil with 1 ounce of distilled water in spray bottle.

MINOR CUTS & ABRASIONS:

  • Frankincense
  • Lavender
  • Melaleuca alternifolia (Tea Tree)

HOW TO: Blend 5 total drops Essential Oil with 1 ounce of natural, unscented lotion or 100% pure aloe vera gel and gently dab on location.

NAUSEA:

  • Di-Gize essential oil blend*
  • Ginger
  • Peppermint

HOW TO: Blend 10 – 12 total drops total Essential Oil with 1 ounce olive oil and massage on belly; inhale vapors.POISON IVY:

  • Frankincense
  • Lavender
  • Peppermint (anti-itch)

HOW TO: Blend 15 – 18 total drops total Essential Oil in natural, unscented lotion or 100% pure aloe vera gel and gently pat on location.
SUNBURN:

  • Frankincense
  • Lavender
  • Peppermint (use no more than 4 drops for every ounce of carrier used; cooling)

HOW TO: Blend 15 – 18 total drops Essential Oil in natural, unscented lotion or 100% pure aloe vera gel and gently pat on location.

RESOURCES:
Jojoba @ The Jojoba Company
Natural, Unscented Lotion @ Elizabeth Van Buren
* = Young Living Essential Oil Blend

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