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All Natural First Aid Kit - Natural Family Today. With children, it’s always a good idea to have a first aid kit on hand at all times. The same goes for camping, hiking, fishing, and other outdoor activities where injuries can be common. But what do you do when you’re concerned about the ingredients used in conventional first aid kits and first aid products? The answer is simple: Make your own natural first aid kit! It’s really not as difficult as it may seem. Most of the items that make up a good natural first aid kit can be bought at your local drug store. And a basic first aid kit requires much less than you might think. Here are some of our favorite natural first aid remedies that we’ve included in our natural first aid kit. Cuts/Bleeding Hydrogen Peroxide – Soap and water is the best way to clean a minor wound.

Tea Tree Oil – Tea trea oil is a natural antimicrobial which also helps to fight infections. Clove Oil – Clove oil is a natural numbing agent. Burns Aloe Vera – The aloe vera plant comes from Africa. Headaches/Pain/Stress Related. Naturally Whitening Tooth Powder Recipe. Welcome! You can now purchase my natural products, such as salves and magnesium lotion, through my on-line store.

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Although we really enjoyed my homemade toothpaste recipe, we love this tooth powder! Why not just use toothpaste from the store? So, we avoid smearing glycerin on our teeth. What You’ll Need 3 tablespoons bentonite clay: Bentonite clay is such a fantastic base for tooth powder because it is a very gentle cleaner. What To Do In a glass jar, pour all ingredients and mix with a wooden or plastic utensil. Linked-up at: Frugal Days, Sustainable Ways.

Handcrafted Soaps: How to Use Your Microwave To Create Your Own. Making soap can be a hot, involved and even dangerous craft. Try working with lye and bubbling cauldrons of the white stuff and you’ll be running to the nearest Target for some bars of Ivory. However, handcrafted soap is a different story utterly and completely. You can craft soaps into various shapes with multiple “add-ons” to suit what is in season and your personal taste. Much better than working with lye! First things first, you need the actual soap base. Goat’s Milk Soap BaseShea Butter Soap BaseMolds (purchase or use kitchen molds)Fragrance OilsNatural Elements and FragrancesMicrowaveWooden Spoon and Microwave-safe Dish The real twist in this process are the “add-ons.” My mixes? Fresh Basil with Green Tea and Peony Oil with Shea Butter Base Fresh Lemon Balm with Lemon Extract, Green Tea and Peony Oil and Shea Butter Base Grapefruit Extract and Pomegranate Plum Oil with Goat’s Milk Base Dried Lavender Flowers and Relaxation Oil with Goat’s Milk Base 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Now we have soap! Three-ways-to-kill-mold-naturally. A proliferation of mold and mildew can be the hallmark of hot and humid summers. I have a friend who has green mold growing on the shoes in her closet! A humidifier might be the best help for her, but there are also three natural materials that can be used as a spray to kill mold and mildew. They are all an excellent substitute for less environmentally safe bleach. Learn these three tricks for killing mold and mildew. Over the years I have found three natural ingredients that kill mold: Tea tree oil (an essential oil found in most health food stores), grapefruit seed extract and vinegar. Mold can be dangerous to your health, even if you aren’t allergic. 4 Reasons Why Your Damp House is Wrecking Your Health Tea Tree Treasure Nothing natural works for mold and mildew as well as this spray. 2 teaspoons tea tree oil 2 cups water Combine in a spray bottle, shake to blend, and spray on problem areas. 20 Great Uses for Tea Tree Oil Grapefruit Seed Extract Vinegar Spray.

Pantry Basics: Necessary Condiments. Pantry Basics - Necessary Herbs and Spices. Pantry Basics : Refrigerator and Freezer - Necessary refrigerator and freezer foods for your pantry. Pantry Basics and Staples - Standard Kitchen Supplies. By Peggy Trowbridge Filippone Updated October 02, 2016. If you are just setting up a house, you will need to keep some standard food staples on hand to be prepared for any recipe. Most of the items on this list are shelf-stable. It is a good idea to mark items with a purchase date to make sure you use the oldest items first and get rid of any that hide in the back of your cupboard too long. This list is a general guide. Pantry Basics : Staples (standard kitchen supplies) Other Pantry Basics Lists: • Condiment Basics• Herb and Spice Basics• Refrigerator and Freezer Basics. Pantry Basics: Necessary Condiments. 16 Common Product Combinations You Should Never Mix.