Updated: Aug 29
The Boy Scout motto of "always be prepared" definitely rings true for a well-stocked first aid kit. Every household should maintain a complete kit with bandages and unexpired medications to be prepared for any emergency. When you are looking for animal-free options for your kit, count on our VeganMed experts to do the legwork for you! Below are four of our favorite animal-free first aid products, but be sure to check out our complete collection on our online marketplace.
Curoxen First Aid Ointment
This ointment acts to prevent infection and speed healing for cuts, scrapes, burns, and blisters. Curoxen's ointment, made from natural ingredients, will not lead to the development of antibiotic-resistant super bugs.
Ingredients: olive extract, calendula, oxygenated olive oil, pure essential oil (lavender)
After Bite Advanced Formula
This bug bite relief uses baking soda and ammonia to neutralize the pH of the bite, relieving symptoms of itchiness, pain, and swelling. Throw After Bite in your purse, keep it in the medicine cabinet, or add it to your camping gear for itch relief when you need it most; the convenient applicator pen makes application and storage easy.
Manufacturer: Tender Corporation
Ingredients: Sodium Bicarbonate, Ammonia, Cyclohexasiloxane, Cyclopentasiloxane, Glycerin, Purified Water
Marie's Original Poison Ivy/Oak Relief Soap
This all-natural soap utilizes antihistamines to relieve itching and remove toxins from the skin. Like Marie's other products, this soap is free of harsh chemicals, parabens, GMOs, SLS, petroleum, phthalates, gluten, artificial dyes and scents.
Manufacturer: Marie's Original Formulas LLC
Ingredients: sassafras root bark, noni fruit powder, white willow, European green clay, organic oat bran
Patch Bamboo Adhesive Strip Bandages
Patch bandages are ethically produced from 100% bamboo fibers and come with three additive options: activated charcoal, aloe vera, or coconut oil. This product is also free from latex, fragrances, irritants, toxins, and plastic. As a bonus, Patch bandages are also biodegradable and compostable...talk about zero waste!
Disclaimer: The product and/or medical information provided on VeganMed is of a general nature and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or product.
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