First Aid Supply List

(Survival Manual/ 6. Medical/ c) General Clinic/ First Aid supply list)

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The three top killers of mankind  are:
1) Upper Respiratory Infection,
2) Diarrhea and
3) Skin Infections.
Your household medical kit should be weighted heavily to cover against  these diseases

Your personal or group’s specific needs obviously determine the type and amount of stored medicinal items. Most of the items everyone should have, others are related to personal health issues. Where as one family might need to store more antacids, another may need a larger supply ion antihistamines, etc.

 I developed the following personal list, to track purchase locations, expiration date, item cost and a lilttle information about the product. The width of the list has been reduced to fit in the columnar confines of the WordPress blog page. To keep track of the supplier, I used a code like G= Walgreen’s, W=Walmart. A=Amazon.com, where  most of the itmes were purchased. Items with expiration date were simply entered below the suppliers code name, ie W/7-15-2014, meaning  “Bought at Walmart, expires July 15, 2014.” If a situation arose that looked extremely serious, the one area of supply that I would want to seriosly increase would be the antibiotics, also several extra gallons of regular, unscented household clorox (not listed).

WHERETO BUY/EXP DATE COST IN STOCK ITEM
PAIN RELIEF-FEVER

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08/2013

 $7.98  x Tylenol, extra strength 100 tablets: Temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to: headache, muscular aches, backache, arthritis, the common cold, toothache, menstrual cramps, temporarily reduces fever.
Equate Ibuprofen, 200 mg x 24 tablets
Benedryl
EverCool Cooling bandana’s (3 pack), $10.01: Included 2 in F.A. kit. Have special polymer beads that are sewn in. When soaked in water, they expand to 100x their original size. The coolness comes from the polymer beads retaining the water and evaporation the process can last several days.
HAIR-EYE-NOSE-LIP
2- Head & Shoulders shampoos, 1.7 fl oz ea.
Hartz Flea & Tick Powder (for dogs), 4 oz. or Hunter’s Brand Flea and Tick Quick Kill 16 oz/ or another brand in powder/shampoo/drops
Bausch & Lomb Eye relief Eye Wash with eye cup, 4 fl. Oz.
Equate Sterile Gentle Lubricant Eye Drops, 1 fl oz.
Bacitracin, mupirocin, or other antibacterial Eye ointment
Blistex Silk and Shine lip balm.
DENTAL
Dental floss picks. Plankers Micro mint. Dental flosser, 90 ct.
2- pack Oral B Medium toothbrushes.
Dentemp O.S. One Step, Caps and Fillings Repair, 8+ Repairs, 2g Blister (Pack of 6)
Clove oil, 2 oz., Now Essential Oils
Dental pick, 4 pc. carver and probe set, stainless steel, $6.33.Stainless 6:” dental mirror, $5.52.Tartar remover/scraper 6.5” handle, $3.95
Sensodyne Cool Gel with fluoride: toothpaste and topical tooth pain reliever for sensitive teeth, 4 oz.
Cool Mint Listerine antiseptic mouth wash, 8.5 fl oz.
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
Thermometer, oral, mercury
Vics Vaporub ointment, 1.76 oz., topical cough medicine with medicated vapors that works quickly for adults as well to relieve cough symptoms
box Kleenix
N95 NIOSH approved respirators, 3M, 20/pack, to reduce exposure to airborne disease particles.
Surgical Procedure masks, earloop, 50 ct.; ‘isolation masks’, for infected person to wear, protects others from large respiratory droplets.
Halls Mentho-lypts cough drops. Relieves cough and sore throat. 30 ct.
Equate Cold Multi-Symptom or Wal-Flu: (Acetaminophen) pain reliever/ fever reducer/ antihistamine/ cough suppressant/ nasal decongestant infused with chamomile and white tea flavors. 2 pkg of 24 gel caps ea.
Walgreens Wal-Four Nasal Decongestant Spray, 1 oz., Temporarily relieves nasal & sinus congestion, swollen nasal membranes; for common cold, hay fever.
Saline Nasal Spray, 1.5 oz-For dry nasal membranes
Mucus relief: (Guaifenesin – 600 mg x 40 tablets) Expectorant. Helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to rid the bronchial passageways of bothersome mucus and make coughs more productive.
STOMACH
Prilosec, 42 tablets
Equate anti-diarrheal, (loperamide hydrochloride) 48 caplets
Natrol Acidophilus Probiotic Capsules, Dietary Supplement. Guaranteed 3 billion live cultures – at time of manufacture. Helps ease occasional stomach discomfort. By taking Natrol Acidophilus each day, you can: Help maintain a healthy balance of friendly bacteria in your digestive system. Promote digestive health. Help improve lactose intolerance.
Emergen-C: Super orange, 1000 mg Vit C+24 nutrients with antioxidents, ELECTROLYTES & 7 B vitamins. 30 packets
Humco Castor Oil, For relief of occasional constipation, stimulant laxative produces bowel movement in 6 to 12 hours.
Equate gas relief, (simethicone) 60 soft gels
1-Magnesium Citrate, 10 oz, powerful system cleaning laxative used in hospitals, 3 bottle/doses.
Dulcolax laxative Suppository, 4 suppositories
Bragg organic apple cider vinegar 2 ea 16 oz bottles.
Equate Motion Sickness 50 mg x 100 tablets: Helps treat symptoms associated with motion sickness; nausea, vomiting and dizziness, $8.68
TOPICAL-SKIN CARE
hydrogen peroxide, 3%, 16 oz.- Topical Use against infection by decreasing germs In minor cuts, burns, and abrasions
70% Isopropyl alcohol, 16 oz
Tea Tree oil- natural antiseptic, bactericide, fungicide, rashes
Petroleum jelly-relieves dry skin and chaffing, for minor burns
Caladryl or Calamine lotion- poison oak, etc.
Backwoods Cutter Insect repellant, 6 oz spray can, 23%DEET. Or Repel 100 –insect repellent, 100% DEET
Equate Sport Sunscreen spf 50, 8 oz.
Johnson’s Baby Powder, 1.5 oz.
Dermoplast antibacterial spray- for burns, relieves pain, Benzethonium Chloride
Cortizone10 or Aveeno 1% Hydrocortisone cream/gel- Hydrocortizone 1%: Relief of itching due to inflammation and from: Eczema, Psoriasis, Seborrheic Dermatitis, Poison Ivy/Oak/Sumac, insect bites, rashes from soaps, detergents, cosmetics and jewelry.
Equate Triple Antibiotic Ointment 1 oz.- Contains Bacitracin Zinc, Neomycin Sulfate, Polymyxin B Sulfate- used to prevent minor skin injuries such as cuts, scrapes, and burns from becoming infected.
Vagisil, 1 oz.- Pain/itch relieving creamsoothes and relieves external feminine itching, burning and irritation, soothes with benzocaine & resorcinol
Equate Antibacterial liquid handsoap, 7.5 oz.
WOUNDS
Trim, 2 – Mini slant & Point tweezers
Splinter Out splinter remover 20/box,
2- elastic bandages, 2”x 2 yards, Ace wrap Type,
Coach elastic bandages, 3”x 2 yards, Ace wrap Type
3 ea. Rolled gauze bandage, 2×2.5 yds
Johnson & Johnson First Aid Covers Gauze Pads Large 4″ x 4″, 10 ct
Johnson & Johnson Medium gauze pads, 2”X2”, 10ct.
CuradBand-Aid Adhesive Bandages, Assorted Sizes 100 ea
Johnson & Johnson Red Cross Mirasorb Gauze Sponges. 50 ct 4”x4”cleaning and prepping light-to-moderately draining wounds and applying medication. Or 100% cotton facial cleansing pads, 60ct (costmetic area)
Bandage scissors
Johnson & Johnson first aid tape, roll ½”x 6yds
Gold Bond Medicated Foot Powder, 4 oz.
Mole skin, 3 sheets, 4-5/8”x3-3/8”
Finger splints, plastic, 3 ea.
TENDON & SKELETAL
Mueller Adjust to fit Ankle brace, one size, fits L or R ankle.
Mueller Self adjusting Knee stabilizer, $14.28
Arm sling/triangular bandage/bandana
Epsom Salts, 4 lbs (magnesium sulfate) soaking aid for minor sprains and bruises, saline solution for short term relief of constipation.
Instant Cold Pack, 2 pack
ANTIBIOTICS
1- Fish Mox (Amoxicillin) 250mg, 100 Capsules
1- Fish Cillin (Ampicillin) 250 mg – 100 Caps
3 ea. Aqua-Doxy (Doxycycline) 100mg Tablets – 30 Count
1- Fish Cycline (Tetracycline) 250 mg – 100 Caps
SUPPLEMENTS
Finest Natural B-12 Vitamin 1000 mcg. 2x 150 tablet bottles. Dietary Supplement Tablets. Contribute to normal brain function and for nervous system health. 1000 micrograms every day. A low level of vitamin B12 has also been associated with memory loss and other cognitive deficits, asthma, depression, AIDS, multiple sclerosis, tinnitus, diabetic neuropathy and low sperm counts. Eggs, cheese and some species of fish also supply small amounts, but vegetables and fruits are very poor sources. Several surveys have shown that most strict, long-term vegetarians are vitamin B12 deficient. Many elderly people are also deficient because their production of the intrinsic factor needed to absorb the vitamin from the small intestine decline rapidly with age.
Calcium tablets (Tums): consume enough calcium every day to maintain adequate blood and bone calcium levels. Recommended calcium intake for adults is 1,000 to 1,300 milligrams daily. Multi-vitamins typically do not contain more than 200 to 250 mg of calcium . Tums are 1000 mg /tablet with 40% elemental Ca.. Not to take with tetracycline or doxycycline antibiotics.
Vitamin C, 500 mg x 250 caplets
Spring Valley Vitamin D-3 Protect bone, joint, and immune health. vitamin D3 is extremely useful in absorbing calcium and phosphorus from the intestines so the two key minerals can be used by the body. Vitamin D3 is the vitamin that is used by humans. Receiving approximately 15 minutes of sunlight per day, if you are able, will provide you with all the Vitamin D you need. The FDA suggests that you consume 200 to 400 IU per day of Vitamin D if you are less than 50 years old. If you are over 50, it is suggested that you consume 600 IU. If you do not have adequate vitamin D in your diet, your bones can become brittle and more prone to breaks or fractures. According to the Vitamin D Council, research has implicated vitamin D deficiencies in the pathologies of 17 cancers, and implicated it in major diseases including depression, diabetes and heart disease.
Spring Valley Echincea 760 mg, 100 capsules. One of the most popular herbs in America today. Contains substances that enhance the activity of the immune system, relieve pain, reduce inflammation, and have hormonal, antiviral, and antioxidant effects. For general immune system stimulation, during colds, flu, upper respiratory tract infections, or bladder infections.
Finest Natural Magnesium 250 mgx 300 tablets. Dietary Supplement Tablets. Magnesium is an essential mineral and plays an important role in energy metabolism, protein synthesis, neuromuscular transmission and bone structure, energy support.
Equate Mature Men’s Multivitamin. Memory and concentration: Ginkgo, Heart health: With vitamins B6, B12, C, E and folic acid; Healthy blood pressure: With vitamins D, C, calcium and magnesium: Eye health: With vitamins E, A, C and zinc: Immunity: With vitamins C, A, E and selenium: Physical energy: With vitamins B6, B12, pantothenic acid, chromium and folic acid: More vitamin D.
Finest Natural One-Per-Day Omega-3 Fish Oil Softgels Softgels.Omega 3s are necessary for many vital functions in the body and have been shown to: Support heart health, Support mental performance and proper brain function, Support a healthy mood, Support healthy skin, nerve and joint function.
MISC
IOSAT potassium Iodide (anti radiation pills)
Water bulb for rinsing wounds and dental work.
scotch whisky, 2 pt, 4 ea. 50 ml.
Nolvasan Scented Disinfectant. Bactericide, virucide, 1 pt
Flashlight, aa batteries
Nitrile exam gloves, Ansell, about 100 store in a zip lock bag.
Kleenix Hand Towels, 60 each
Sterile towelettes, Wet Ones, 2 containers, 20+60 wipes
Tongue blades, (jumbo craft sticks) 75 ct.
Cotton balls, jumbo, pkg 70
Cotton swabs, purse pack, 30 ct.
(Sphygmomanometer) Omron HEM-780 Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor with ComFit Cuff, $69.73, or Omron Healthcare HEM-629N Portable Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor, $72.49
Medicine dropper (2)
Safety pins, assorted sizes, size 3- 2”, 30 ct
Condom, non lubricated
Book: ‘Nurses Drug Guide, 2009’
Book: ‘Where There Is No Dentist ‘

First Aid Kit Supply List
17 January 2011, The Survival Podcast Forum, by Dr. Kyle Christensen,
Pasted from <http://thesurvivalpodcast.com/forum/index.php?topic=23991.0&gt;

 First Aid Kit List
It is important that each of us has access to a good first aid kit and that you know how to use it. Assemble your kit now, before you need it.  Get a box or plastic tote and begin throwing things in.  You will be surprised how much you can find around the house before you need to make a run to the drug store. Tailor the contents to fit your family’s particular needs and lifestyle. Assemble them in a backpack or tool chest. Any bottle or container that is not labeled should be discarded.  “If in doubt, throw it out.” Check your kit periodically to update and restock.  Start using it now for any of your health needs.

A.  Tools
1. Tweezers and splinter removers– for removal of splinters or debris from skin or tissues.
2. Scissors – to cut bandages, cloth, etc.
3. Thermometer – for taking temperatures.
4. Tongue Depressors – for finger splints and for sad or depressed tongues.
5. Snake Bite Kit – in addition to snake bites, use for spider or insect bites.  A portable suction extractor devise is good to have on hand.
6. Cotton Applicator (Q-tips) – to apply herbs in small areas or to scrub and clean tissue.
7. Cotton balls
8. Instant Ice Pack – for sprains, strains, contusions when a freezer and ice is not available.  The “I” in R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compress, Elevate)
9. Chemical hot packs
10. Epi-Pen – epinephrine injection, if there is a history of severe allergic reactions.
11. Otoscope – this tool can be purchased inexpensively to view the ear canal.
12. Stethoscope & Blood Pressure Cuff – to monitor blood pressure and to listen to the heart/lungs.
13. Nail Clippers – specialized tool for nails (ingrown toenails)
14. Bulb Syringe – to forcefully rinse wounds, for small enemas, to extract mucus. Sterilize after every use.
15. Hot Water Bottle/Enema/Douche.
16. Dental Emergency Kit (includes mirror, probe – to view and examine mouth and teeth.)
17. Paper & pencil
18. Needles and thread
19. Burn Gel
20. Safety pins
21. Paper drinking cups
22. Dust masks/mirco filter masks (95N) – also to be used for protection from H1N1 or other viruses.
23. Knee Brace
24. Wrist Brace
25. Ankle Brace
26. Cool-Down Bandana – absorbs water and used to wrap around head or neck to cool fever
27. Surgical tool kit
28. String
29. Eye cup (to rinse eye)

B.  Bandages
1. 16-36 each Band-Aids – 1/2” x 3”, 3/4” x 4”, knuckles
2. Ace Bandages – 2”, 3” and 6”
3. Flannel – 11” x 14” – an old nightgown or shirt
4. Gauze – many sizes of both pads and rolls
5. Waterproof tape and Hypoallergenic tape
6. Vinyl examination gloves – one box to 1,000 gloves – multiple sizes if necessary for your family.
7. Feminine Napkins – Maxi-pads– for gun shot wounds & severe bleeding (not just female issues)
8. Moleskin AND Molefoam– for blisters or to protect skin from wear.
9. SAM Splint or some other splinting material– use for arms, legs, ankle or neck immobilization.
10. Aluminum finger splints
11. Butterfly bandages, Steri-Strips and Super Glue for wound closure.
12. Triangular bandages to make a sling or wrap.
13. Bandaging strips – cut or tear an old clean sheet into 4” strips that can be used for gauze, to wrap or bind injuries.
14. Non-adhering dressings [Telfa]
15.  Duct tape – great to remove warts – better than OTC treatments
16. Stick-It – (helps bandages to adhere to the skin)
17. Adhesive remover (like Goof-off)

 C.  Miscellaneous
1. Sea Salt – for mineral replacement in dehydration (Celtic Sea Salt, Redmond Real Salt)
2. Epsom Salt or Dead Sea Salt  – used to draw out toxins and radiation.          Used 1 –2 cups per bath.
3. Soap – liquid anti-bacterial or castile soap – to clean wounds and skin. I like Dr. Bronner’s Castile Soaps.
4. Apple Cider Vinegar – for arthritis (internally) and to wash the skin.
5. Baking Soda – used to neutralize acids burns, for re-hydration, and insect bites.
6. Hard Candy or Taffy to bring blood sugar up.  Its got to have real sugar in it.  No diabetic sugar-free candy.
7. Miso Soup – used nutritionally to ward off the effects of radiation.  Made into a soup/broth.
8. Rubbing Alcohol or alcohol preps – used to clean around wounds.
9. Potassium Iodide or Potassium Iodate – for thyroid protection against radiation – use as directed for dosage amounts.

D.  Non-Herbal Supplements to consider
1. Calcium
2. Magnesium – for electrolyte imbalances
3. Omega 3 oil
4. Vitamin C
5. Vitamin D3
6. Melatonin – for sleep
7. Air Borne – for immune system boost

E.  OTC (Over-the-Counter) from the Drug Store to consider for those not yet secure with herbal medicine.  In an emergency, you need to have what you are accustomed to using.
1. Triple Antibiotic ointment
2. Anti-fungal cream
3. Nystatin
4. Butt Paste – this stuff is great and not just for Butts – highest amount of zinc oxide
5. Lotion and sunscreen– for dry skin, sun protection (don’t forget your hat)
6. Petroleum jelly – to help seal exit wounds
7. Insect repellant – to ward of disease carrying mosquitos
8. Baby powder or corn starch (avoid talc as it can cause other problems)
9. Gold Bond Foot Powder
10. Dermoplast
11. Aloe Gel
12. Pregnancy tests
13. Condoms (not just for their intended use – they’re sterile)
14. Tummy relief – peptobismal tablets
15. Cough Drops – Halls or Ricola – get lots
16. Vics Vapor Rub
17. Benedryl cream
18. Generic Benedryl – DiPhenhydramine hydrochloride – for general sedating –esp. for children
19. Mucinex or Mucus relief – to clear lungs of congestion to prevent pneumonia
20. Electrolyte replacement (powdered Gatorade or similar product, or Sea Salt)
21. Saline solution – for eye rinse or wound cleansing
22. Carmax lip balm or chapstick
23. Mouthwash rinse
24. Dental Wax – for anyone with braces
25. Dental Floss
26. Floss threader for those with braces, bridges or hardware in their mouth
27. Iodine – for cleaning and prepping the skin
28. Antacid (Tums, Rolaids, etc.)
29. Baking soda
30. Calamine lotion
31. Decongestant tablets & spray
32. Diarrhea medication (to stop it, not give it to you)
33. Household ammonia
34. Hydrocortisone cream .5% to 1%
35. Hydrogen Peroxide – to cleanse wounds and disinfect
36. Alcohol – spirits – whiskey (use as a disinfectant wash)
37. Insect sting swabs or Meat Tenderizer (for insect bites) (Tea Tree oil works very good)
38. Oil of Cloves – for dental pain (aka Clove Essential Oil)
39. Aspirin – NSAID
40. Aleve/Naprosyn (naproxen) NSAID
41. Advil – Ibuprofen NSAID
42. Tylenol/Acetaminophen – Very hard on the liver – be cautious with use alternate with NSAIDs
43. Antibiotics and Prescription medications (hang on to what you’ve got “just in case”)  Observe expiration dates.
44. Sugar or glucose solution (or sugar candy)
45. Syrup of Ipecac – to induce vomiting (purge the stomach)
46. Tiger Balm or use Western Botanicals Deep Heat Oil or Ointment
47. Book: Nurses Drug Guide

F.  Emergency and Other Items to Consider
1. Cell phone and charger that utilizes the accessory plug in your car dash
2. Emergency phone numbers of all family, friends and contact information for your family doctor and pediatrician, local emergency services, emergency road service providers and the regional poison control center
3. Small, waterproof flashlight and extra batteries
4. Candles and matches for cold climates – when making a fire ignite it from a candle not a match.
5. Flint and Steel fire-starter.  Always have a backup method to start a fire.
6. Mylar emergency blanket
7. First-aid instruction manual – such as Herbal First Aid and Health Care, by Christensen – personally I have several that cover many different aspects of health and first aid.
8. Plastic bags and large garbage bags for the disposal of contaminated materials
9. Safety pins in assorted sizes
10. Paracord – 50 to 300 feet. Or other strong cord or rope.
11. Water purifying – chlorine bleach and/or hand water filter
12. Copies of important family documents
13. Whistle
14. Ear plugs
15. A good hat for everyone
16. Maps of the area and a compass
17. Clear Plastic sheeting to cover windows (if they break in an earthquake) and extra Duct tape
18. Tarps/stakes/twine/nails/rope/spikes
19. Good multipurpose knife and Scissors
20. Siphon & hand pumps
21. Boy Scout Handbook – use an old one that you don’t need to use –it’s a good reference book with lots of information
22. Work Gloves
23. Glue – Gorilla glue, wood glue and Super Glue
24. Extra Contacts, Glasses and Reading Glasses
25. Repair tools – screwdrivers, wrenches, vice grips, etc.
26. Wrenches/pliers to turn of water and gas to home
27. Sewing Awl
28. Bug Out Bag – 72 Hour Kit for each member of your household.  Don’t forget to keep on in your car so that emergency essentials are always on hand wherever you are.
29. Etc. – the list can go on forever.

For those  who have discovered the effectiveness and safety of Natural Healthcare and Herbal Products.
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Herbal Formulas to consider
1. Immune Boost – used for infectious illness, feverish illness or a general immune system boost.
2. Colon Cleanse – an excellent herbal laxative that assists with elimination while building tone and strengthening the colon.
3. Colon Detox – used to deeply cleanse the colon, for diarrhea, used as a drawing poultice, for stings and bites.  Use internally for food poisoning.
4. Digestion Aid Formula – for indigestion, upset stomach or gastritis.
5. CTR Ointment (Complete Tissue Repair Ointment) – use to speed the healing of cuts, wounds, abrasions, bruises.  Any type of wound healing.
6. Lungs Plus formula – for asthma, pneumonia, bronchitis, any respiratory problem.
7. Deep Heat oil or ointment – for sprains, strains and muscular pain.  Also relieves earache (only use if eardrum is NOT ruptured).
8. CTR Syrup – used internally to speed the healing of any injury where tissue has been disrupted or damaged.
9. Earth Nutrition and/or Bountiful Blend – for concentrated whole food nutrition.  Improves health, energy and vitality.  Use daily to avoid illness while improving health.
10. Kidney-Bladder Formula – for urinary tract infection, incontinence, general edema (swelling) or kidney and bladder concerns.
11. Liver-Gallbladder Formula – for any liver condition (infectious or toxic), for digestive complaints.
12. Nerve Calm Formula – for nervous tension, irritation, insomnia or panic attacks.
13. Herbal Anti-Septic Formula – to cleanse and disinfect wounds.
14. Herbal Tooth Powder – for any teeth or gum infection or weakness.  Tightens loose teeth.
15. Herbal Ear Drops – used for earaches inside the ears as well massaged down the neck to milk congestion from the lymphatics.  Used also for external glandular swelling or cysts.
16. Herbal Mouthwash – for gingivitis, pyorrhea, and mouth sores.
17. Female Balance Formula – for any hormonally related female condition.
18. Anti-Plague Syrup – for any infectious condition that can result in death (the plague).  Use to boost and stimulate the immune system.
19. Herbal Snuff – for sinus congestion
20. Herbal Eyewash – cleans and disinfects (use a few drops in eyecup of pure water)

Single Herbs to consider
1. Cayenne tincture – used to stop bleeding, for shock and to increase circulation
2. Cayenne powder – for bleeding, shock and circulation
3. Milk Thistle powder – for liver protection against poisoning (Tylenol, mushrooms, etc.)
4. Lobelia tincture – relaxant, anti-spasmodic, for asthma (bronchial dilator), an emetic.
5. Peppermint essential oil – for digestion, opens the lungs and sinuses.
6. Tea Tree essential oil – topical anti-fungal, anti-bacterial
7. Oregano infused oil – sublingually used for anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, immune builder.
8. Clove essential oil – topical pain reliever for teeth or mouth sores.
9. Lavender essential oil – topical anti-bacterial, for insect bites.
10. Garlic infused oil – for ear infections, topical anti-bacterial, anti-fungal.
11. Slippery Elm bark powder – soothes digestive upsets, for colitis and irritable bowel.
12. Castor oil – used topically as a fomentation to relieve and reduce pain, inflammation, growths and swellings.
13. Shepherd’s Purse tincture – stops excessive bleeding, especially menstrual or related to childbirth.
14. Crystalized Ginger or Ginger capsules – used for motion sickness, dizziness, nausea, indigestion or taken for cold hands and feet.
15. Yarrow tincture – for fevers
16. Plantain tincture – for bites, stings, or skin irritations
17. Mullein tincture – calms and soothes digestion
18. Fennel tincture – for gas or bloating.
What did I miss?  Of course, we could list the whole hospital, but suggest any obvious item we can add.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any diseases, or replaces the services of a competent health care provider.  This program has not been evaluate or approved by the FDA.  By all means listen to your body and use common sense.
Compiled and Revised by Dr. Kyle Christensen, January 2011

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 Updated First Aid Kit List
1. Monistat (or other feminine yeast infection cream)
2. Witch Hazel or Prep H
3. Visine Regular Eye Drops
4. Visine Allergy Eye Drops
5. OraJel
6. Aamens Itch Powder
7. Flexible Drinking Straws
8. Eye Dropper
9. Sunglasses
10. Safety Glasses
11. Extra Rx Eye Glasses
12. Eye Glass Repair Kit
13. List of Medicine Allergies/Reactions
14. Medical History (blood type, current maintenance medication(s), immunizations, etc)

And for the little ones:
1. Children’s Tylenol/Motrin
2. Diaper Rash Cream or Corn Starch
3. Children’s Decongestant
4. Children’s Cough Meds
5. Pedialite

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  1. Reblogged this on OC Emergency Networks and commented:
    Mr. Larry from 4dtraveler posts a VERY extensive list of possible items to include in your personal first aid kit. The thing to keep in mind is to personalize your kit so that it has what you and your family need. Have a diabetic in the family? Make sure their medication is included along with glucose tablets. As Mr. Larry states, the three most serious issues are upper respiratory infection, diarrhea and skin infections so you want to include items to help prevent these along with the list of customized items for you and your family

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