Building an effective Herbal
First aid / Travel Kit
First determine its objective: is it an addition (secondary to a main kit or backup) what is its purpose(s) e.g.. Self defense,Nutritional first aid(nutritional supplementation), Herbal Repellent,Burns, Cuts, Bruises Scratches, Insect bites, skin irritation, other common aliment such as Kidney/Gallbladder Stones, Calmatives for Nausea. Heartburn and Reflux, Broken Bones, Sprains, Strains, Contusions, Severe Bleeding issues are a few examples. You can customize your kit(s) for your own personal, family, or groups needs
Some components will consist but not limited to:
A GOOD pocket guide on detailed Herbal Medicine or make your own and print at staples or kinkos.
Tinctures: Herbal concentrates a bit stronger than an extract or teas and concoctions Benefit: because of its potency you only need a little and it can be taken right from the dropper.
Supplements ( capsules pre made of certain herbs) e.g. Garlic, Ginger, Willow, Slippery Elm, cholorella, spirilla to name a few
Essential Oils: these are powerful alternatives not all can be used internally.
Peppermint: headaches,(rubbing a bit of diluted oil on temple areas) indigestion
Thyme: Natural antiseptic good to make a gargle
Clove: Powerful with anesthetic properties for severe tooth aches root canals
Calendula: Great for Skin irritations, rashes
Lavender: works wonders on skin and used also for insomnia only a little
Tea Tree Amazing for burn but must be diluted
Cinnamon: great for controlling sugar imbalances and natural antiseptic
Oregano: Powerful antibiotic
Grapefruit: Powerful antibiotic anti bacterial
Bergmont: high in vitamin “C”
Herbs for Pain
Herbs that stop bleeding
plantain pick a few leafs from the ground chew on a few leave or break them and the broken leave leak a healing serum that clots blood quickly keep pressure on until blood clots.
Herbs for nutritional food sources
Herbs for Cold and flus
Herbs for headaches
- White willow bark Tincture I found to work the best
Herbs for Anxiety and stress:
- Passion flower “A POWERHOUSE” of a herb for this specifically, also good for epilepsy
Herbs for Parasite and worms:
Apple cider vinegar Garlic tincture (se the apple cider page for recipe and instructions)
*To expand your kit for survival Purposes you will need other item get this complete and understand its function(s) Master them all individually and collectivly
Cases you can use: Small CD cases without the pages(cd disk pages) Strong Shoe box
Ammo cans, Pencil Cases or you can make a Herbal Belt New Idea Im working on now.
Herbs for Radiation: