I thought I would give some advice on what are some useful oils to help you on a journey and a handy reminder how great they are to have on hand – even when not travelling!
- Clove – toothaches, sore throats, joints and muscles
- Ice Blue/ Deep Blue – sprains, tight muscles, joint issues
- Digest-zen – stomach flu, diarrhea, constipation, food poisoning
- Peppermint – digestion, insect bites, fire ants bites, muscle soreness
- Lavender – burns, wounds, insomnia, headaches, earaches
- Lemon – purify water (not in plastic), clean hands, mental focus
- Serenity – eases tension, calming, reduces stress, insomnia
- Wild Orange – great for detoxing and adding it to water for antioxidants
- Oregano – powerful infection fighter, antibiotic alternative
(Scroll to end of page for a list of the oils for each blend and their Latin names)
If you want to take the oils in a carry on, they must fit in a small zip-lock bag. The size is approximately 1 litre in volume (approximately 20cm by 20cm, or 8 inches by 8 inches). The small sample vials are perfect for fitting in your favourite and First Aid oils!
An example of a First Aid Travel Kit could contain the following:
doTERRA Essential Oils
Lavender (kills tetanus, stops nosebleeds and a zillion other things)
Peppermint (helps with relieving headaches, tummy aches)
Digest-zen (works FAST on stomach upset)
Lemon in water (cleans it as well as alkalising)
Ice Blue (works well for soothing sore and tired muscles)
Warrior (potent antibiotic replacement)
Terrashield good deterrant for bugs
Peace and/or Serenity (anxiety/help sleeping)
Comfrey/Calendula/Kawakawa Salve (handy to put on when there are scrapes and abrasions)
Colloidal Silver – a very handy natural antibiotic
Bentonite clay – (help dispel heavy metals and detox)
Diatomaceous earth – (send in capsules to take daily kills parasites)
Astaxanthin – (with every meal – internal sunscreen, protection from plane radiation among other things)
This information will also be handy to keep with the kit when you have created it!
To help fight fungal infections use – fungal infections, wounds
Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis), Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia), Clove (Eugenia caryophyllata), Spikenard (Nardostachys jatamansi), Oregano (Origanum vulgare).
Clove – toothaches, sore throats, joints and muscles
Ice Blue/ Deep Blue – sprains, tight muscles, joint issues
Helichrysum (Helichrysum italicum), Blue Chamomile (Matricaria recutita), Blue Tansy (Tanecetum annum), Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens), Camphor (Cinnamomum camphora), Peppermint (Mentha piperita), Ylang Ylang (Cananga odorata), Blue Tansy (Tanacetum annuum), and Osmanthus (Osmanthus fragrans).
Digest-Zen– stomach flu, diarrhea, constipation, food poisoning
Tarragon (Artemesia dracunculus), Ginger (Zingiber officinale), Peppermint (Mentha piperita), Anise (Pimpinella anisum), Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare), Caraway Seed (Carum carvi), and Coriander Seed (Coriandrum sativum).
Lavender – burns, wounds, insomnia, headaches, earaches
Lemon – purify water (not in plastic), clean hands, mental focus
Peppermint – digestion, insect bites, fire ants bites, muscle soreness