Quick Guide: Essential Oil First Aid Kit

We have incorporated our essential oils into every aspect of our life and daily routines, we’ve replaced many items in our home with natural/plant based alternatives and when it comes to first aid many of the items in our standard first aid kit could be easily replaced with these natural options.


Why should I use essential oils in my first aid kit? 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Essential oil singles, blends & other products you need in your first aid kit:

  1. *Lavender- Used to soothe occasional skin irritations like minor cuts, scrapes and burns. This oil may also help to support healthy immune function and response during times of seasonal threats.
  2. *Melalueca- Used to soothe occasional skin irritations and can help disinfect cuts and wounds.
  3. *Frankincense- Used to soothe and rejuvenate the skin.
  4. *Lemon- Used to help ease seasonal respiratory discomfort.
  5. *Peppermint- Helps reduce bloating, gas, and occasional indigestion.
  6. * Digestzen Blend- Soothes occasional stomach discomfort and eases feelings of queasiness.
  7. Purify- Protects against environmental threats; Apply to soothe skin irritations and used to help soothe away irritations from bug bites.
  8. Correct-X-  Multi-purpose ointment helps soothe skin and keep it clean while recovering from distress; Absorbs quickly and is gentle and non-irritating, making it ideal for sensitive skin; Provides a moisture barrier that helps protect while soothing and hydrating the skin; Petroleum and preservative free.

Items marked with an (*) can be purchased for a discount with an enrollment kit. You can find more information on kits and ordering here.


Now that you know which essential oils and products are useful in your first aid kit lets make some roller bottle and spray blends to have on hand and ready when you need them most:

 

Boo-Boo Spray:

Ingredients:

1 Glass Spray Bottle (2 oz) (Amazon Affiliate Link)

Fractionated Coconut Oil (FCO)

10 drops each Lavender, Melalueca, and Frankincense

Directions:

Add your oils into the glass spray bottle and top with your FCO. Shake before each use and spray directly on minor skin irritations to promote healing, clean the area and the nerves.

Pollen Relief Roller Bottle Blend:

Ingredients:

10 mL Roller Bottle (Amazon Affiliate Link)

Fractionated Coconut Oil

10 drops each Lemon, Lavender and Peppermint. For kids do 5 drops each.

Directions:

Add your oils into your roller bottle and top with FCO. For seasonal threats apply across the forehead and down the bridge of the nose.

Tummy Upset Roller Blend:

Ingredients:

10 mL Roller Bottle (Amazon Affiliate Link)

Fractionated Coconut Oil

30 drops of Digestzen. (optional: Add 15-20 drops of Wild Orange, I don’t prefer the fennel smell in Digestzen, adding the Wild Orange gives this blend a better smell.)

Directions:

Add your oils into your roller bottle and top with FCO. Apply to stomach to ease gas, bloating and occasional indigestion. This blend is also very useful for queasiness and is great to have on hand for car rides.

Itch Stick:

Ingredients:

10 mL Roller Bottle (Amazon Affiliate Link)

Fractionated Coconut Oil

10 drops each Purify, Melaleuca and Lavender

Directions:

Add your oils into your roller bottle and top with FCO. Apply your blend on skin irritations and bug bites to soothe the skin and help alleviate itching.


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