8 Natural Remedies that Travelers Should Never Leave Home Without

Posted on July 10, 2013 by Char C | 2 Comments

It's that time again, summer travel season! However, even the best planned vacations can have unexpected problems. Check out these natural remedies that no traveler should ever leave home without.

1. Ginger chews
Ginger is a powerhouse herb. With its anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties you definitely want to have this in your purse or pocket while traveling. Ginger is excellent for nausea, migraines, digestion, aches, pains and congestion.
Do you get stuffy on the plane? Me too. Candied ginger is easy to carry and a great way to shake off nausea, motion sickness and indigestion. Ginger People and Chimes make yummy ginger chews that are excellent for travel.
2. Probiotics
Probiotics encourage a healthy gut environment, which is essential for your entire immune system. Taking probiotics will help maintain a healthy balance of good bacteria, keep your immunity up and digestive system operating healthily.
3. Activated charcoal
This supplement is good for relief from food poisoning, gluten exposure, stomach bugs, gas, bloating and diarrhea. It reduces toxicity by adsorbing chemicals in the GI tract. Be sure to take with plenty of water and stay hydrated.
4. Rescue remedy
Lose your luggage? Flight delayed and missed your meeting? No need to worry. Although this isn’t a magic potion that will solve your problems, it will keep anxiety at bay. Developed by Dr. Edward Bach, this blend of flower essences is sure to keep you chilled out and calm. If focusing on your breath doesn’t work to calm you down, try taking a few drops of Rescue Remedy under the tongue.
5. Tiger balm, Arnica and Traumeel
Excellent creams for temporary relief of sore muscles, joint aches, pains and bruises. All you have to do is rub it into sore spots as needed then relax.
6. Coconut oil
Regarded as one of nature’s miracles, coconut oil can be used for so many things there's an entire book written on it. It has antimicrobial, antiviral, antibacterial antioxidant and antifungal benefits—explains why it is considered the miracle oil! Some of my personal favorite uses while traveling are: eye makeup removal, moisturizing (great for sunburns), oil pulling or toothpaste, hair conditioner, apply to cuts and scraps. Also, try eating a tablespoon or put into tea for a good source of fat intake and boost of energy.
7. Herbal teas
Take your own herbal tea bags for the flight and hotel so you can enjoy a soothing cup whenever you need. It’s an excellent way to get a boost of nourishment with teas like ginger, peppermint, echinacea and chamomile.
8. Magnesium
Magnesium serves many functions in the body and yet it is estimated that 80% of Americans are deficient in this very important mineral. It’s a useful addition to your travel kit for aiding in a good night’s rest, proper bowel function and relaxing the nervous system. 

http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-9520/8-natural-remedies-every-traveler-should-carry.html

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Genevieve
Genevieve

July 13, 2016

Pops, met her at Antu's ayahhsomum..and found out that we have been visiting the same gyaec and dress shop! thassall :)and also found out that Boo's relative is a class mate of my BIL whom wemet at a party! small world and all eh?;)))this is a small dress hop which mostly sells all the export surplus..u get mothercare stuff for like 90 bucks :) a place called Fashion park at Beasant Nagar!

katDiva
katDiva

October 24, 2013

love all this info an thanks for the recipes.. where can I find that brand of coconut oil

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