Herbal First Aide
Insect Bites & Stings Essential Oils – Tea Tree, Eucalyptus, Lavender Mix any or all with a little Olive or vegetable oil and apply Cedar Wood Essential oil – kills houseflies, mosquitoes, and cockroaches in a concentration of 1 % Poultice: Tea Tree, Eucalyptus, & Lavender Essential Oil mixed with clay, add a bit of water to make a paste and put on the site. Apple Cider Vinegar – straight on the bite with cotton ball…(wasps) Baking Soda – make a paste with water Put Penny on the bite and hold for a few minutes Herbs: Comfrey, Plantain, chickweed, onion, garlic, marigold – mash or chew and apply Tinctures – Arnica, Lobelia, Echinacea, Marigold, Myrrh, St John’s Wort used externally Echinacea will reduce the allergic reaction Horsefly bites: St John’s Wort Repellent 2 oz vegetable oil or vodka ¼ teaspoon each citronella and eucalyptus oil 1/8 teaspoon peppermint, cedar and geranium oil Take care not to rub near eyes Bleeding Herbs – Cayenne, kelp, plantain, yarrow May be sprinkled or laid on the would Shock
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