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Herbal First Aid Kit

Calendula Ointment

Use for minor cuts and grazes, red rashes and any minor skin rash.

Comfrey Ointment

Suitable for all bruises and minor damage to external blood vessels and veins.

St. Johnswort Oil

Beneficial for itchy skin and irritable psoriasis. Also good for sunburn when applied at night.

Liver Mixture

Has mild laxative properties and helps with the digestion of rich food. Take one teaspoon at night or 30 minutes before your main meal.

Parasite Mixture

Effective against some common internal parasites. If infestation is suspected abstain from all food for 24 hours. Then take one tablespoon of the mixture in a little water and repeat this dose after four hours and then once again after another four hours. Your parasites should by then have died. You should be able to recommence eating four hours after the last dose, (Gasp!). May also be used as a skin wash for external parasites.

Nervine and Sedative Mixture

Take 25 drops 3 x daily on an empty stomach as a general sedative. If you have trouble sleeping at night take one teaspoon in a little water 30 minutes before bed-time.

Astringent Mix.

Good for internal bleeding and also as an effective remedy for occasional diarrhoea. If you are stricken with "the runs" take one teaspoonful in a little water every two hours until symptoms subside. Follow up with Echinacea and Goldenseal tincture.

Echinacea and Goldenseal

Similar in effect to an anti-biotic. Use only in the event of serious infection etc. Take 25 drops in a little water 4 x daily half an hour before meals. Continue for at least two weeks. May de used externally as an antiseptic and anaesthetic lotion.

Echinacea Tincture

Similar to the previous mixture but more suitable for use over a long period when taken internally. May be taken for up to one month in order to boost the overall effectiveness of the immune system.

Important * These remedies are in no way intended as a substitute for proper medical care and attention. If your symptoms persist please consult with a reputable health care practitioner.

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