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Top 20 Essential Oils for Emergency First Aid Travel Kits (Kaley Wirthlin)

Top 20 Essential Oils for Emergency First Aid Travel Kits (Kaley Wirthlin)


Many people overlook the numerous medicinal uses and benefits that essential oils have.

Therapeutic grade essential oils can be applied topically onto the body, ingested, and diffused into the air and inhaled through the nose and mouth.

As a great and often number one resource in alternative, holistic and Ayurvedic medicine, essential oils can offer pain, digestive, physical and emotional relief. Green Boot Girl, Kaley Wirthlin offers her suggestions on the top 20 essentials for emergency first aid travel kits in this blog.

The summer is here and vacations are upon us.  If you are traveling (especially with children or adventurous adults and seniors, accidents could always happen!

Why not side on the safer side of relief and prevent calamity with essential oil remedies?

Top 20 Essential Oils for Emergency First Aid Travel Kits:

1. Animal Bites

Thyme, Eucalyptus, Chamomile, Lavender

2. Burns


3. Bruises

Chamomile, Geranium, Lavender

4. Fevers

Eucalyptus, Peppermint, Lavender, Ledum

5. Fractures

Ginger, Thyme, Lavender, Geranium

6. Constipation

Peppermint, Thyme

7. Colds

Ginger, Thyme, Eucalyptus

8. Infections

Thyme, Lavender, Chamomile, Eucalyptus, Tea Tree aka Meleluca, Oregano

9. Heatstroke

Lavender, Eucalyptus, Peppermint, Chamomile

10. Insect Repellent

Lemongrass, Thyme, Lavender, Peppermint

For the second part of the “Top 20 Essential Oils for Emergency First Aid Travel Kits” please visit Kaley’s website and blog at

Make sure you bring along a carrier oil.

Essential oils should be 100% pure and therefore very potent and strong.

Use fractionated coconut oil or other oils that will not change the natural healing properties of the essential oils. (You can also use unscented almond, jojoba and olive oil, as well).

“Use small doses of essential oils and use them with caution (as always)” says Green Boot Girl.



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