Essential Oils and First Aid.
If you could only choose one oil to have on hand at all times, lavender oil would win hands-down. This oil is excellent for burns of any kind. Lavender Oil can be diluted or put directly onto the wound.Lavender Oil is calming, so if there is an emergency it will help everyone keep their cool. Click To Tweet
Lavender is antiviral, antibacterial, anti-fungal and relieves pain naturally.
It encourages healing, fights inflammation, and there’s a huge list of other illnesses and conditions it helps combats naturally.
Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil is excellent for disinfecting wounds and is a strong antiseptic.
It fights infections of all kinds, and is an excellent respiratory aid.If you have an open cut or wound, first wash the wound thoroughly, and then apply tea tree oil to keep an infection from growing. Click To Tweet
Clove oil is well-known for dental health.It is wise to keep clove oil on hand to relieve tooth pain. Click To Tweet
Clove oil can be mixed with an edible carrier oil such as coconut oil and applied directly on the tooth where you are experiencing pain.
This is the oil that should be in your first aid kit in case of sudden symptoms of a cold or flu.
It can help relieve sinus problems of many kinds. It is also handy to have available in case of insect bites.Eucalyptus oil is highly concentrated and can be toxic when exposed to too much of it. Click To Tweet
Always dilute Eucalyptus oil and never use it straight from the bottle.
Frankincense generally has a higher price tag than other essential oils. However, it is a valuable addition to any first aid kit.isFrankincense is known as the king of all oils. Click To Tweet
It has calming effects that can be important in moments of panic.
Chamomile is regarded as a natural painkiller. For this reason, it is useful as a standard oil in anyone’s first aid kit. It can also help soothe skin, which is helpful in situations such as rashes, insect bites and bee stings.Chamomile oil is known to have anti-inflammatory properties. Click To Tweet
Essential oils are highly concentrated. Keep a carrier oil on hand for the oils that require dilution.
Long before an emergency happens, familiarize yourself with these oils, their uses, and the situations you can use them in.