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Old 10-23-2009, 07:03 PM   #1
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These are things collected from various posts on what people have in their "medicine cabinet". I tried to go through many of them and pull things from what people have listed. I've also tried to include links and will be adding links as I find them. Also many of the things cross each other. Meaning many remedies can be used for different things. So just because it's not in a category doesn't mean it isn't used there.

Supplements:
Multi
D
C - biggie during the sickies
Cal/Mag
B-complex
Mutli
Probiotics - Biggie during the sickies
CLO
Coconut Oil
EmergenC
Zinc
Lauricidin(monolaurin)


Essential Oils: (used in steam showers and diffusers)
Peppermint - headache, stomach ache
TTO
Lavender - headache, calming
Eucalyptus - combined with rosemary in a steam shower for colds and flus
Rosemary
Orange - mood
Grapefruit - mood
Thyme
Thieves Oil
Bergamot
Clary Sage
Sweet Orange
Camphor

Dried Herbs:
RRL
Nettle
Spearmint
Chamomile
Elderberries
Cinnamon
Echinacea
Oatstraw
Astragalus
Marshmallow Root
Larix Powder
Mint
Ginger
Fenugreek -- supply

Tinctures:
Lobelia - helps stop cramping during pregnancy
Crampbark root - I took it for my afterpains
Passionflower - mood
Elderberry

Kids Tinctures (all Herbs for Kids brand):
Willow and Garlic Ear Oil
Horehound Blend - respiratory and lung support
Cherry Bark Blend - throat support
Valerian Super Calm - nerves, sleep
Nettles and Eyebright - Allergy and sinuses
Temp Assure
Gum-Omile- teething

Homeopathic Remedies:
Oscillococcinum
Nux Vomica - nausea and vomiting
Pulsitilla - sinus pressure, headache and it's "my remedy"
Arnica - injury, bruising both in pellet and rub
Belladonna -fevers and inflammation
Aconitum Napellus - colds and fevers
Ferrum Phos - Fevers and inflammation
Hepar Sulph Calc. - Cough and Runny nose
NatraBio Cough Syrup
Calms Forte
Camilia-Teething
Sinusalia
Sniffles n' Sneezes 4 Kids
Hyland's C-Plus Cold
Hyland's Motion Sickness
Hyland's Complete Flu Care 4 Kids
Hyland's Poison Ivy/Oak
Zicam - Cold and Flu
Florasone - itching and inflammation
Chestal

Homemade Syrups/Tonics:
Elderberry Syrup
Garlic Ginger Cough Syrup
Master Tonic
Asthma Tonic
Immune Booster Soup
Cold and Flu Vinegar
Garlic Oil
Electrolyte Drink
Raw Garlic

Other:
Neti Pot
Saline wash
Rescue Remedy
Lavender EO flax seed or rice sock
Baking soda - heartburn
Epsom Salts - muscle soreness, constipation
Papaya tablets - heartburn
Bentonite Clay - insect bites, burns, etc.
Oil of Oregano - acute treatment of flu/cold
Apple Cider Vinegar - take in water for immune health
Collodial Silver
Lauricidin (monolaurin)
Honey
Slippery Elm Lozenges
Olbas Inhaled Herbal Remedies
Grapefruit Seed Extract
Xylitol
D-Mannose - UTI
Aloe Vera
Calendula
Melatonin
Airborne
Gentian Violet - yeast and thrush
Lanolin - nursing
Olive Leaf Nasal Spray - Runny Nose
Peroxide - mouth wash, sore throat
Diatomaceous Earth
With Hazel - Hemorrhoids, bites
Coconut Oil

Tea:
Ginger Lemon Tea - digestion
Green tea with Ginger and Lemon - immune system
Echinacea Tea immune system. We use this more acutely than daily
Peppermint Tea - stomach ache
Chamomile Tea - colds
Throat Coat
Tulsi Tea
Here are the above, but in order of ailment for ease of reference:

Sore Throat:
Chamomile Tea - colds
Throat Coat
Echinacea Tea immune system
Marshmallow Root
Elderberries
Elderberry Syrup and Tincture
Cherry Bark Blend Tincture
Honey
Apple Cider Vinegar
Peroxide
Slippery Elm Lozenges
Collodial Silver
MonoLaurin
GSE

Cold and Flu:
See Sore Throat above plus:
EmergenC
Zinc
Airborne
D
C
Probiotics
CLO
Monolaurin
TTO
Lavender - headache, calming
Eucalyptus - combined with rosemary in a steam shower for colds and flus
Rosemary
Thyme
Thieves Oil
Camphor
Astragalus
Echinacea
Cinnamon
Willow and Garlic Ear Oil
Horehound Blend - respiratory and lung support
Cherry Bark Blend - throat support
Temp Assure
Oscillococcinum
Pulsitilla - sinus pressure, headache and it's "my remedy"
Belladonna -fevers and inflammation
Aconitum Napellus - colds and fevers
Ferrum Phos - Fevers and inflammation
Hepar Sulph Calc. - Cough and Runny nose
NatraBio Cough Syrup
Sniffles n' Sneezes 4 Kids
Hyland's C-Plus Cold
Hyland's Complete Flu Care 4 Kids
Zicam - Cold and Flu
Chestal
Elderberry Syrup
Garlic Ginger Cough Syrup
Master Tonic
Asthma Tonic
Immune Booster Soup
Cold and Flu Vinegar
Garlic Oil
Electrolyte Drink
Raw Garlic
Neti Pot
Saline wash
Bentonite Clay - insect bites, burns, etc.
Oil of Oregano - acute treatment of flu/cold
Apple Cider Vinegar - take in water for immune health
Collodial Silver
Honey
Slippery Elm Lozenges
Olbas Inhaled Herbal Remedies
Grapefruit Seed Extract
Olive Leaf Nasal Spray - Runny Nose
Peroxide - mouth wash, sore throat
Lavender EO flax seed or rice sock

Skin Irritation and injury/muscle soreness:
Hyland's Poison Ivy/Oak
Florasone - itching and inflammation
Baking soda
Bentonite Clay - insect bites, burns, etc
Collodial Silver
Aloe Vera
Calendula
With Hazel - Hemorrhoids, bites
Lanolin - nursing
Gentian Violet - yeast and thrush
Tea Tree Oil
Lavender
Coconut Oil
Arnica - injury, bruising both in pellet and rub
Epsom Salts - muscle soreness, constipation
Lavender EO flax seed or rice sock
Cal/Mag

Allergies and Sinuses:
Vitamin C - Natural Antihistamine
Neti Pot
Saline Spray
Olive Leaf Spray
Eucalyptus Oil
Rosemary Oil
Nettles and Eyebright - Allergy and sinuses
Sinusalia
Apple Cider Vinegar
Honey
Olbas Inhaled Remedies

Stomach Ailments:
Probiotics
Peppermint Oil
Spearmint
Cinnamon
Mint
Ginger
Nux Vomica
Hyland's Motion Sickness
Baking soda - heartburn
Epsom Salts - muscle soreness, constipation
Papaya tablets - heartburn
Ginger Lemon Tea - digestion
Green tea with Ginger and Lemon - immune system
Peppermint Tea - stomach ache
Cinnamon
Ginger

Headache:
Peppermint - headache, stomach ache
Lavender - headache, calming
Eucalyptus - combined with rosemary in a steam shower for colds and flus
Rosemary
Clary Sage
Lavender EO flax seed or rice sock

Cramps:
Cal/Mag
Epsom Salt
Arnica
RRL
Nettle
Spearmint
Lobelia - helps stop cramping during pregnancy
Crampbark root - I took it for my afterpains

Women's Health (Red Tent and Nursing):
Arnica
RRL/Nettle/Spearmint/Oatstraw Tea
Crampbark Root
Epsom Salt
Lanolin
Fenugreek
D-Mannose - UTI

Mood:
B-complex
SAMe
5HTP
Orange - mood
Grapefruit - mood
Bergamot
Clary Sage
Sweet Orange
Chamomile
Passionflower
Calms Forte
Rescue Remedy
Valerian Super Calm
Melatonin

Sleep:
Cal/mag
Calms Forte
Rescue Remedy
Valerian Super Calm - nerves, sleep
Melatonin
Chamomile

General Mouth Pain and Teething:

Salt and Water
Arnica - injury, bruising both in pellet and rub
Camilia-Teething
Gum-Omile- teething
Xylitol
Peroxide - mouth wash, sore throat
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Old 10-23-2009, 07:09 PM   #2
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wow..thank you..what a thoughtful thing to do...I hope it is stickied!
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Mucho thanks to Rasp for doing this for me!!!!
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Only saw this now - what a GREAT stickie!
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I meant to add that if you have any good links I can put in, feel fee to let me know so I can add them in
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This is sooo helpful.

I am looking for a recommendation for a good reference book or two that would help me know how to use all of the above most effectively for myself and the children. This might be a good place for recommendations????

If you have a good rec, please post soon, I have amazon money burning a hole in my pocket, lol.
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Smart Medicine for a Healthier Child by Janet Zand
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Smart Medicine for a Healthier Child by Janet Zand


She also has a book for adults:

Smart Medicine for Healthier Living : Practical A-Z Reference to Natural and Conventional Treatments for Adults

Is it any good?
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I like it too!! I have both.
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I like the "What Really Works for Kids" book because it gives a fairly basic but informative overview of natural health and is a good starting point to share with other people how you don't always have to resort to conventional drugs.

Great list by the way!

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Very good. Love herbs!
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Wow, this is really helpful! Thanks for arranging it all!
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Thanks for the book recomendations - i was looking for a couple of good reference books for natural /herbal health guide lines...

I know about collidal silver, and some basic herbs.

Does any one here do much with charcoal?
We have used that for polltices, sore throats, bites, flu, for years.
It is a wonderful (altho can be messy) natural remedy.

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