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Creating a Natural First Aid Kit

From the Show: Mindful Medicine
Summary: Do you have any user-friendly remedies to turn to if you or a loved one becomes sick or injured?
Air Date: 4/9/14
Duration: 10
Host: Holly Lucille, ND, RN
Guest Bio: Keri Brown, ND
 Keri BrownDr. Keri Brown, naturopathic doctor, has been pioneering natural first aid and health independence since 1986.

Her knowledge and use of homeopathy, herbal medicine and other treatments has come from years of professional experience, as well as from personal life experience regarding wilderness medicine and living off the grid for years.

Dr. Keri Brown became a licensed Naturopathic Doctor in 1998, receiving her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University in Seattle, WA.

She is an innovated partner and founder of a number of businesses. She is the founder of Natural Healing Kits, a natural first aid and health care company that provides professional guides and natural first aid kits for both people and animals.

She is a co-founder of Sojourns Community Health Care Clinic in Vermont, one of Vermont's largest integrated health care clinics, as well as a founding member of Eco Depot USA, a renewable energy company specializing in solar electric for both residential and commercial size systems.

Dr. Keri Brown has maintained a naturopathic practice for years and at times has worked as an old time country doctor conducting home visits in Southern Colorado.

With three books out on natural first aid care, she enthusiastically shares her knowledge of natural medicine and the skills of natural first aid as they can be used at home or in the back woods for recovery.

Dr. Brown is a professional speaker, trainer and consultant and speaks expensively on health and wellness and the use of natural first aid for recovery from trauma.
Creating a Natural First Aid Kit
In today's chaotic and unexpected world, you truly never know what can happen from the moment you wake up to the moment you turn into bed again at night.

Tucked away in your bathroom or medicine cabinet, there might be a first aid kit full of conventional medicine. But what if there were other effective remedies to heal in a more natural way?

You might want to consider putting together a natural first aid kit. Whether you have cuts, bruises, allergies, or food poisoning, there are natural ways to treat and heal.

One effective tool to have in a natural first aid kit is castor oil. This oil can be used as an antiviral, antibacterial and anti-fungal. Castor oil can also help treat skin conditions as an anti-inflammatory.

What other natural tools should you have in a first aid kit?

Naturopathic doctor and pioneer of natural first aid since 1086, Keri Brown, ND, joins Dr. Holly to share the importance of having a natural tool kit, what remedies to keep in your kit, and the benefits of each remedy.

Homeopathic Remedies Include:
  • Arnica
  • Ruta
  • Hypericum
  • Aconite
  • Belladonna
  • Ledum