Homeopathic summer first aid kit

During the summer holidays, it is a good idea to have a small first aid kit to hand. Having the essential homeopathic remedies in our first aid kit will enable us to be ready for any unforeseen circumstance.

These homeopathic medicines can be used for treating insect bites, burns, bruises, muscle pain and travel sickness.


Homeopathic remedies for your summer first aid kit

Muriaticum acidum 7C:
for sun allergy or sun-sensitive skin – 5 granules to be taken in the morning and at night.

Histaminum 9C:
for the prevention of sun allergy in people who are prone to urticaria. 5 granules should be taken twice a week.

Tarentula cubensis 9C and Ledum palustre 9C:
for painful stings. 5 granules of each should be alternated 3 times a day for two to three days.

Ledum palustre 9C:
for mosquito bites. 5 granules to be taken twice a day.

Halicar ointment or homeopathic ointment made with Cardiospermum halicabum: to be applied topically to bites or stings, inflamed areas and dermatitis.

It is known as “homeopathic cortisone” (We recommend that you also read the article “Homeopathic cortisone: the magic cream”)

Apis 15C:
for oedema and first degree burns

for insect bites

Calendula ointment:
for skin burns and irritation.

Arnica 9C:
for bruising in children and muscle injury. Before and after physical exercise in sports.

Arnica cream:
for bruising in children and muscle injury. Before and after physical exercise in sports.

Podophyllum 9C:
for sudden diarrhoea without vomiting or fever in adults and children. For diarrhoea that is triggered by eating fruit and travelling. 5 granules to be taken after each bowel movement.

Coca 9C:
for height-related vertigo.

for travel sickness (car, train…) It is a homeopathic speciality that is made from cocculus.

Nux vomica 5C:

for excessive food and drink consumption. 5 granules should be taken before eating or drinking as a preventive measure or every 15 minutes after eating or drinking excessively, as a treatment.


Ask your homeopathic doctor in London for advice.