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Essential oils are becoming more popular every day, isn’t it time you tried them?

For those who like the survivalist train of thought…it is ESSENTIAL to have essential oils in your first aid kit 🙂 lol.

To find out what I mean by that read this post I found from; natural cures notmedicine.com /huge-list-of-essential-oils-for-health-and-survival.

Think about your family’s health needs, and ask yourself these questions…

1. What would you do if your one of your children had an asthma attack and you couldn’t find the inhaler?

2. What would you do if someone in your family developed a bacterial infection and no medical help was available?

3. What would you do in the case of a bad toothache and you had no access to a dentist?

4. How would you handle the stress and anxiety associated with a natural disaster, man-made disaster or economic crisis?

This all brings us to today’s topic, a big fat list of essential oils for survival situations, along with suggested uses.

Essential Oils for Health and Survival

Lavender:

This is the Swiss Army knife of EOs.  Heals burns, cuts, relieve insomnia, reduces stress, a powerful antihistamine, bug bites, bruises, sleep deprivation, inflammation, sunburn, lice.  Soothing to skin irritations, earache and depression.  Lavender is the number one essential oil to have in your survival kit, in fact I would keep two bottles.

Lemon:

Known for it’s cleansing ability.  Add a few drops to water to purify (this was suggested in a seminar I attended but I have no proof, however, in dire circumstance, I would do it).  Great for intestinal parasites, dissolves petrochemicals in your body, effective for colds and flu, helps digestive and liver work, gout, sore throat, disinfectant, antiseptic.

peppermintPeppermint:

Effective for nausea, digestive issues, allergies, menstrual problems, reduces fever, increase alertness, focus and oxygen absorption.  Great for headaches, muscle aches.  Antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, use for shock, colds, colic and heartburn.

Oregano:

Effective in treating bacterial infections and yeast infections, relieves back and joint pain, inflammation, cold and flu, kills warts and skin tags, athlete’s foot, effective cleanse for GI health.

Melaleuca:

Can be used as a first aid ointment, useful for skin irritations, bug bites, athlete’s foot, eczema and psoriasis.  Aids in immune function and supports against throat and respiratory pathogens, helps with slivers in the skin.

Helichrysum:

For painful bruising, sprains, swelling.  Stems bleeding. Used to treat shock, help with broken bones, help with allergies, beneficial against infections and viruses.  Excellent for wounds, speeds healing and reduces pain.

Myrrh:

Good for antiseptic needs, pain relief and swelling of cuts, wounds or bruises.  Can be applied on open wounds. Stimulates the immune system and blood circulation, promotes tissue regeneration.  Astringent and analgesic properties, eases coughing/tonsillitis and other infections.

clove plantClove:

With antibiotic and analgesic properties Clove helps relieve toothaches, headaches, and other pain.  Can be used to draw toxins and infections from the body. Aids in relieving nausea or constipation.

Frankincense:

Enhances the effects of other essential oils, reduces inflammation, relieves headaches, supports skin tissue recovery, soothe hyperactivity, restlessness, facilitates clarity and focus of mind.  With it’s regenerative properties, Frankincense is important EO in all manner of emergency.

Lemongrass:

Soothes sore and cramping muscles, naturally cleansing, warms feet in winter, an effective bug repellent.

http://wakeup-world.com/2014/06/14/a-big-fat-list-of-essential-oils-for-health-and-survival/

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Comments on: "Essential oils for life and health" (3)

  1. Wonderful! I do like using lavender scented bath products when I feel stressed. Nice to learn more about the other oils too!

  2. Glad you enjoyed this!!! Thanks for your comment.

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