Homeopathic 1st Aid Kit small
For day-to-day childhood and personal accidents, lumps, bumps and illnesses. Formulated by a degree qualified homeopath & mother.
10 remedies. (200c unless otherwise stated)
ACONITE – This is a good remedy when chills, fevers, coughs, croup etc. come with a rapid onset. Also a great remedy for mental/emotional fright or shock after bad news, or an accident.
APIS – This is for bee stings, insect bites and jelly fish bites where there is a lot of swelling, heat, redness and stinging pains. Urinary tract infections with stinging pain. It is > cold applications and < heat. It is also an emergency measure for anaphylactic shock to give on the way to the hospital!
ARNICA - For any physical shock or trauma. Give first in any accident or injury, for bruises, bumps and bangs. It can be taken before and after dental extractions and any other surgery.
BELLADONNA – Fever with great heat which follows Aconite well. Red, hot, skin, dilated pupils, throbbing pains. < light, noise and jarring. Throbbing headaches and mild sunstroke. > bending backwards, sitting or standing erect. Sudden and violent onset of conditions.
BRYONIA – A dry remedy. Dry fever, dry cough < for any movement, company or talking. Dry lips, thirst, irritable. Bursting headache < any movement. Must stay still. Red swollen, shiny joints, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, sciatica. A stitching pain > pressure. Appendix symptoms which develop slowly – specific. < heat > cold.
CANTHARIS – bad burns and scalds with blistering. Stops the pain.
CHAMOMILLA – great sensitivity to pain. Teething in babies. Very irritable.
HEPAR SULPHURIS – Eruptions, boils, infections, Ailments that are made worse by a draft of air. Abscesses, sensitive to touch. Sore throats, earache that has yellow thick discharge. Pain that is splinter like.
LEDUM – Puncture wounds, which are cold to touch, wounds from rusty nails, bites, needles, wasp stings. It prevents post injury infections. (Aches and pains that are > ice).
NUX VOM – Hangovers. Illness after too much rich food > fresh air < indoors. Chilly and irritable. Fever when every movement causes shivering even when wrapped up. Piles. Contipation constant ineffectual urge
HOW TO TAKE THE REMEDIES
All remedies listed are in 30C potency except Arnica which is a 200C. Take 2-4 small pills (one dose) under the tongue until dissolved. Tip pills into cap for administering them to avoid touching the pills. Repeat dose after 1-2hrs if needed. For acute symptoms take one dose every 30 minutes for the first 3-4 doses, then drop back to one dose every 1-2 hrs if needed. Once condition improves stop taking the remedy. If symptoms change, then change the remedy. For babies/infants you can put pills in glass of water, swish around with teaspoon and feed a tsp of water mixture into mouth. You do not need to wait for pill to dissolve. Alternatively, crush the pills and feed directly.
HOW TO KEEP THE REMEDIES
Homeopathic remedies maintain their potency for many years. Keep them away from strong smelling substances like essential oils, toothpaste, artificial perfumes and cleaning agents. Keep them away from strong electrical interference like airport security conveyors, mobile phones and microwaves etc. Store in a cool, dark, dry place where possible.
Carahealth does not endorse the use of homeopathic medicines as an alternative to vaccination for the prevention of serious infectious diseases. Carahealth recommends that members of the public seek the advice of their GP, and/or relevant Department of Health guidelines, concerning vaccination and protection against disease. This kit may be suitable for someone who cannot have vaccines due to medical reasons.