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How to Make First-Aid Antiseptic Balm

Use instead of antiseptic ointment, this is far superior! * 2 ounces Beeswax * 3 ounces Sweet Almond Oil * 1 ounce Jojoba Oil * 20 drops Wheatgerm Oil * 20 drops Myrrh Essential Oil * 20 drops Tea Tree Essential Oil (Makes enough to fill 4 each 1 ounce salve jars or 1 ounce […]

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First Aid for Spider Bites

While we often hear about the severe effects of spider bites, most of them are nothing to worry about and require little treatment. With a little time, they’ll heal naturally.  Many spider bites are actually mistaken for bites from mosquitoes and other insects.  A spider bite can normally be identified by two injection sites instead […]

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Blends for those Pesky Tiny Insect Bites

Gnats and Midges Bites Dilute 3 drops of Thyme in 1 teaspoon of cider vinegar or lemon juice and apply to the bites. This should stop the irritation. Or as an alternative, just dab on neat Lavender Bedbugs and Flea Bites To avoid risk of infection, bathe the bitten areas and apply neat Lavender. Alternatively, […]

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Herbal Medicine for Cuts and Bruises

[Excerpted from Herbal First Aid by Michael Castleman, Mother Earth News February/March 2005] Soothe minor cuts, scrapes, burns and bruises – safely and naturally. An estimated 80 percent of minor injuries occur at home. While some cuts, burns and blisters require immediate medical attention (see Red Flags), others can be effectively treated with simple first […]

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How to Make a Five Flower Rescue Remedy

Five Flower Rescue Remedy is a combination of essences that is used in emergency situations to stabilize trauma situations. It eases fear and restores one’s state of calm and confidence. However, it is not intended to replace emergency care or assistance. This first aid formula of flowering herbs was originally combined through the studies of […]

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Essential Oils To Ease The Heat

Tis the season for trips to the beach, picnics in the park, and enjoying the great outdoors. There is also a price to be paid for our summertime frolics. Too much fun in the sun can cause sunburn; too many barbecues can upset the stomach; and pesky flying insects abound. Aromatherapy is the fun and […]

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