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How to Make a Natural Remedies Kit

Would you like to lead a healthier lifestyle but don’t know where to start? Putting together your own kit of natural remedies is an easy introduction to the very wide field of natural medicine.

Some of the most popular natural remedies are also the simplest and most economical. Many minor ailments can be treated using natural remedies. Here are a few examples:

Camomile tea is a soothing brew which is beneficial in times of stress, nausea, or to aid sleep.

Peppermint tea aids digestion. Tired feet can be refreshed by spraying with a few drops of peppermint oil and some water mixed in a spray top bottle.

Ginger tea is a popular remedy for travel sickness.

Lavender oil is a natural antiseptic and is one of the few essential oils which can be used neat on the skin to treat various conditions including burns and bee stings. A massage with a few drops of lavender oil relaxes tired feet.

Aloe Vera gel is excellent for treating spots, cuts and sunburn.

An amethyst crystal can provide quick and effective relief from many aches and pains, ranging from headaches to menstrual cramps, when placed on the affected area. Remember to purify it once a month or so, by leaving it under a gently running cold tap for about 20 minutes.

Honey and lemon dissolved in hot water makes an effective remedy for colds and flu viruses, as the honey boosts the immune system and is an anti-inflammatory for a sore throat, while the lemon is a natural antiseptic. Give your energy levels a boost by eating honey as it contains both glucose and fructose

Milk thistle extract helps rid the liver of toxins so it makes a great hangover cure.

Cinnamon is a natural germicide and is commonly used in mouthwashes and toothpastes to keep the mouth free of infection. Chewing on cinnamon sticks is a healthy way to keep your mouth clean and fresh if you are on a long journey or are giving up smoking. Care should be taken when using cinnamon, though, as it can be used as a laxative as well!

There are also many prepared natural remedies available from reputable vendors.  Select the remedies you feel are most appropriate to your needs and always keep them handy. Get into the habit of turning to your natural remedies kit before resorting to your medicine cabinet to treat aches and pains that could otherwise be soothed using ingredients from the bounty of Mother Nature.

Used in accordance with instructions, natural remedies are very effective to calm the body and still the mind. They tend to smell great, and are a great way to treat your body, and a responsible way to treat the planet.

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