Homeopathic; Nux Vomica 30c for travel sickness or hangovers. Apis 30c for jellyfish or wasp stings, Arnica 30c before, during and after flight helps deal with jetlag and can reduce the incidence of DVT.
Aromotherapy; Lavender, (use on any external problem including burns undiluted or add 5 drops to a drop of milk and add to bath water for a relaxing soak. Tea tree (again externally undiluted as an antiseptic, or put a couple of drops in a cup of water as a mouth wash. Small bottle of witchhazel with 5 drops each of tea tree and lavender pure essential oils. Use on bites, stings, scratches and spots. Peppermint (always use diluted, in a carrier oil or cream) to freshen feet and lower body temperature. (These oils will counteract the effects of homeopathic remedies, so donât use both at the same time.)
Herbal: Slippery elm powder/capsules: for any digestive inflammation, acidity, indigestion, gastroenteritis, diarrhoea or constipation. Can also be used as a 'drawing' poultice to help relieve boils or remove splinters. Chamomile tea - very calming for most digestive problems such as IBS, indigestion, colic, bloating, acidity. It is antispasmodic and can help ease period pain. A relaxing herb also useful for insomnia or hyperactive and restless children. Chamomile is contra-indicated where there are allergies to the daisy family. Ginger in various forms for travel sickness.
Aloe vera gelly to treat just about any skin problems â scratches, scrapes, spots, rashes, sunburn... Rescue remedy handbag spray. Arnica cream for bumps and bruises.
Then the final Holistic touches to help you relax and unwind.
Inspirational books (we recommend 'the Essence of Womanhood' by Susie Heath or anything by Paulo Coelho; perhaps a guided meditation CD; and a delicious Bottle of local vino (anti-oxidants of course!)