Basic Essential Oils For Everyday First Aid

Here is a quick reference of essential oils to have on hand as your “First Aid Kit” because of the wide range of things they can treat. For example: Camphor Essential Oil has for decades been known as excellent at fighting coughs, colds, flu and fever. It is also an antiseptic and anti-inflamatory.

Cinnamon is revered for its antiseptic properties and its pleasant spicy scent. It is best known for the treatment of stomach ailments (gas, diarrhea, upset).  This oil has the ability to combat viral and infectious diseases. Research has been unable to find a virus, bacteria, or fungus that can live in the presence of Cinnamon.

Got a toothache? Clove Bud Essential Oil is Therapeutic Grade and a great choice. It relieves dental pain, tooth aches, mouth ulcers, and sore gums. The odor of Clove helps to neutralize bad breath. It is used frequently added to tooth pastes and mouth washes.  Not only is it a good for dental pain Clove Bud can help relieve minor aches and pains. It is also antimicrobial, antifungal, antiseptic, antiviral, aphrodisiac and has stimulating properties. It has also been found to help with other health problems like indigestion, cough, asthma, headache, stress and blood impurities.

Eucalyptus Essential Oil is a native oil to Australia is a welcomed addition to every medicine cabinet for its ability to fight colds, flu and fever. It is also effective for skin ailments like burns, blisters, wounds, insect bites, lice and skin infections.

Herbalist regards Lavender Essential Oil as the most useful and versatile essential oil for therapeutic purposes. It is also good as an analgesic, antiseptic, antidepressant, antispasmodic, antiviral, bactericide, decongestant, deodorant, and as a diuretic. This thin, strong scented oil has a calming effect on the body and helps to reduce stress, anxiety and promotes sleep.

Lemon has been historically recognized as a cleanser. It is recognized as being antiseptic, and as having refreshing and cooling properties. Research has also shown lemon essential oil to enhance the ability to concentrate. Lemon also is highly prized for its high anti-bacterial properties. On skin and hair it can be used for its cleansing effect, as well as for treating cuts and boils.

Rosemary a popular herb for cooking has medicinal purposes in Therapeutic Essential Oil form. It has the ability to stimulate cell renewal, stimulate hair growth, boost mental activity, relieve respiratory problems and reduce pain.

Please visit our website to get your “Doc in the Box” First Aid Kit of Essential Oils to be ready for any minor ailment.

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