5 Homeopathic Remedies To Keep In Your Diaper Bag

5 Homeopathic Remedies To Keep In Your Diaper Bag

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These are great remedies to keep in your diaper bag or backpack. We like to get the Boiron tubes and just wrap them in a rubber band. Simple! [If you’re new to homeopathy, start here.]

Arnica


This is the remedy to keep handy at all times -- especially if you have kids! It reduces pain, swelling, bruising, bleeding, shock & recovery time for a variety of injuries. Anytime our kids have a pretty gnarly fall or injury, we give them a pillule and they calm down almost immediately.⁣

Use this for: Injuries, falls, bruises, concussions, sprains and strains.⁣

Hypericum


Keyword: nerve pain. Great for injuries to nerve-rich areas, like our fingers, toes & spinal chord.⁣

Use this for: Injuries to fingers or toes (ex. slamming in a door), tailbone or spinal chord injury, very painful wounds, an animal bite.⁣

Apis


Our go-to remedy for bug bites or stings, especially if the area is red, hot and itchy. There are a few other remedies that could be a better fit depending on the person's symptoms, but we generally give Apis while we're out and then re-evaluate later if the symptoms don't improve. (When we're home and have access to our big remedy kit!)⁣

Use this for: Wasp & bee stings, mosquito bites, ant bites, etc.⁣


Aconite


Keywords: fear & shock. Aconite is such a blessing to have in this fast-paced, high-stress world. It’s helpful for many physical ailments, but we keep it in our diaper bag because of how well it works for easing intense emotions.⁣

Use this for: Anytime your child is experiencing fear, shock, anxiety, grief or a sense of impending doom. For example, before a dentist appointment!⁣


Calendula (Topical Cream)⁣


Oh, Calendula! Most of our parents used Neosporin when we were growing up, but nowadays Calendula cream is my medicine of choice. Called "the great homeopathic antiseptic", Calendula is the first thing I would apply to any painful, open wound -- cuts, scrapes, broken skin. It prevents infection and speeds up healing. If the wound is particularly intense, you can follow with an internal dose of Calendula 30c when you get home.

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