In addition to the basic components of a first aid kit, this kit offers a combination of key herbs traditionally used for their antibacterial and antiseptic properties and to clean and help soothe the skin in cases of insect bites, minor cuts, abrassions, burns, scrapes, bruises, and to help calm irritated skin. Herbs for first aid are an ideal natural solution to caring for the entire family, to have handy for outdoor activities, for moms to "soothe a hurt", and just at the ready at home, dorms, the office, or while traveling.
What is in the kit?
"My Herbal First Aid Kit" Contents*:
1 Narda's First Aid Salve (Plantain, oregano, thyme, garlic, mint, & yarrow; organic olive oil, beeswax; vitamin E; peppermint, lavender, bergamot, & orange essential oils) 1Oz
1 Lavender Rosemary (Natural Herbal Salve) .5 Oz
1 Soothing & Cooling (Natural Herbal Salve with peppermint/menthol) .5 Oz
1 Plantain-Arnica (Natural Herbal Salve) .5 Oz
1 Calendula (Natural Herbal Salve) .5 Oz
1 lavender aromatherapy balm tube .15 Oz
5 Cotton Swabs
2 Finger Cots
5 large first aid bandages (.75 X 3 in)
6 Medium first aid bandages (.75 X 1.5 in)
4 Small first aid bandages (3/8 X 1.5 in)
4 Round first aid bandages (7/8 in)
5 Cotton balls
4 Cotton round cleansing pads (2 in)
2 Small wooden sticks (2.5 in)
2 Large wooden sticks (5.75 in)
4 Alcohol prep pads
3 Gauze pads (2 X 2)
2 Antibacterial hand wipes
1 Mist sprayer bottle lavender hydrogen peroxide (.5 oz)
1 bottle hand sanitizer 1 OZ
2 pairs of latex gloves
* These statement have have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This product is not intended to diagnose‚ cure, or prevent any disease or medical condition. This kit is not to be used as a substitute for professional medical care.
Seek expert medical or emergency services in cases involving major or serious injuries.
Keep out of the reach of children
Herbal First Aid Kit
Here is a summary of the select herbs included in the kit
Plantain- traditionally used to help protect and heal the kin healer and to alleviate sting from insect bites, cuts, scrapes, wounds.
Oregano- Traditionally used as an antibacterial and anti-inflammatory.
Thyme- Traditionally known for its antibacterial, antifungal, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Used externally as an aid to protect the skin, and antiseptic for minor cuts and wounds.
Garlic- traditionally used as an aid to promote healing and to help prevent bacterial growth.
Arnica- traditionally used for bruises, strains, and sprains and to help alleviate inflammation due to mosquito and insect bites. In Germany, arnica is used for bruises, dislocations and sprains.
Peppermint- traditionally used as a mild antiseptic and for its cooling and soothing effect on the skin, to help reduce itching caused by insect bites or poison ivy, and as an aid for the relief of headaches, muscle aches and pain.
Yarrow- traditionally used as an astringent, and anti-inflammatory
first aid to help stop bleeding from cuts & wounds, as an astringent; and to help promote relief of pain and swelling.
Lavender- traditionally used as an antiseptic, skin protectant & anti-inflammatory and to help heal insect bites and burns. Also used as an aid to promote relaxation and to help soothe tension and stress.
Calendula- traditionally used to soothe inflammation, irritation and to aid the healing of skin infections and wounds due to its antiseptic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. It is one of our most beneficial first aid herbs to help soothe eczema and skin irritations; it is useful for scrapes, small cuts & minor wounds, and for diaper rash.
Comfrey- traditionally used as an aid to help relief pain and inflammation, for burns, insect bites to promote healing of skin, tendons & bone.
Replenishing the first aid kit
The most critical elements of your First Aid Kit are: keep it handy, fully stocked, and ready to go.
As items are used, it is becomes important to replace items in your first aid kit. This way it’s always ready whenever it’s needed.
What to include: Disposable gloves- protects you and the injured person. Tongue depressor, various band aids, cotton balls, gauze pads, alcohol pads, finger cot, cotton swabs, wet wipes or antimicrobial wipes, plantain and arnica salve with tea tree and lemon essential oil, soothing and cooling salves mint/menthol, lavender rosemary salve, hand sanitizer, and hydrogen peroxide. Optional: Easy breathing salts with menthol, peppermint and eucalyptus.
Other Essential Items to add:
Flashlights- Have at least two flashlights in your first aid kit, a hand held and a small headlamp. The headlamp keeps your hands free.
Have your cell phone handy. Keep an updated “In case of Emergency (ICE) contacts listed on your phone’s contacts”. Know whom you would call; and if possible, know the emergency numbers for the location you are in.
Basic safety- Hand washing with soap and water, or alcohol pads if no soap and water are available. A hand sanitizer is another best alternative.
Other things you can include: Thin foldable blanket, and a plastic/storage bag.