How to Make your Own Natural First Aid Kit

First aid kits are essential in every house. They are necessary to treat any wounds or injuries that might occur at home or even outside, when you are traveling.

You should always keep a first aid kit in your home as well as your car. Providing the right treatment immediately after an injury helps protect the wound against infections. If the wound is a result of an insect bite or poisoning, first aid can prevent infection from spreading to other parts of the body.

A first aid kit contains a variety of items to treat scraps, cuts, burns, sprains and other injuries. It also includes items to deal with common minor ailments.


You can buy a first aid kid from health stores or you can make your own natural first aid kit. These natural first aid kits are minimalistic with few multi – purpose natural remedies. It also generates lesser waste when compared to the store bought one.

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6 Homemade Non-Toxic Toothpastes

Most homemade toothpaste recipes require ingredients like baking soda (acts as a mild abrasive), hydrogen peroxide (3%) topical solution (kills germs), fine sea salt (antibacterial and teeth whitening properties), coconut oil, xylitol (prevents tooth decay), stevia, essential oils, and so on.

Besides, you can also add dried herbs, orange rind, lemon rind, pure vitamin C powder, etc. All these ingredients are easily available and safe to use.

Some recipes also use glycerin, but it is better to avoid using including it as glycerin tends to coat your teeth and prevents remineralization, which in turn, tends to weaken your teeth gradually.

Check out the following video showing how to make a bentonite clay toothpaste.
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6 Homemade Hand Sanitizer Recipes

Those of you who are fed up of using unhealthy commercial hand sanitizers can consider preparing homemade hand sanitizers using natural ingredients. They are safe and non-toxic.

In addition, they include essential oils that help fight germs and bacteria. Plus, they have a nice fragrance and relaxing effect on your mind.

The recipes usually include ingredients like pure aloe vera gel, vegetable glycerin, tea tree oil, grain alcohol, vodka, etc.

Here’s a video explaining how to make a natural hand sanitizer easily at home.
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Top 7 Recipes For Homemade Air Fresheners

Most commercially available air fresheners contain butylphenyl methylpropional, methyl pyrrolidone, propylene glycol, acetaldehyde, 1,3-Dichloro-2-propanol, and various other chemicals that are toxic to the immune system and linked to allergies, headaches, eye irritations, developmental and reproductive issues, etc.

Thus, the fact that you can include natural ingredients and avoid harmful chemicals while making your own room fresheners at home makes this idea more appealing.

You can prepare a number of homemade air fresheners in the form of sprays, gels, candles, plug-ins, and so on.

Here’s a video showing how to make an eco-friendly holiday air freshener at home using cinnamon and cloves.
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7 Fabulous Homemade Natural Lipsticks

The simplest way to make your lips attractive without using a conventional lipstick is to moisten a Q-tip in water, dip it in JELL-O powder, and then apply on your lips. If you are a vegan, consider using a vegan jelly powder as most jellies contain gelatin.

Besides, you can create your own homemade organic lipsticks from all-natural ingredients like beeswax, candelilla wax, vegetable glycerin, coconut oil, cocoa butter, aloe vera, grapefruit seed extract, vitamin E, jojoba oil, castor oil, and so on.

Check out this video showing how to make natural lipstick yourself.
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