Homemade First Aid Ointment

I love this idea…

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Homemade First Aid Ointment Recipe #essentialoils #DIY #wellness - DontMesswithMama.com

With three kids in the house, it’s bound to happen. It seems I’m always getting out my neosporin and band-aids to patch up some boo-boo or owie.

It’s an inevitable part of being a kid. And with my fearless bunch of tree climbing boys and a daredevil two year old daughter, I need to be prepared. That’s why I love this Homemade First Aid Ointment recipe made with essential oils.

About the Ingredients

1. Coconut oil is an excellent moisturizer, but it also has antimicrobial and antiviral properties.

2. Beeswax helps to protect the skin against irritants. In fact, it’s better than petroleum jelly as a barrier cream for the skin. In addition, the properties in beeswax provide antibacterial and antiviral benefits.

3. Lavender essential oil is helps to soothe and cleanse common cuts and skin irritations.

4. Melaleuca (tea tree) essential oil is a natural germ killer, yet gentle to the…

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