Our essentials for your first aid kit this summer!

Nos indispensables pour votre trousse de secours cet été !

It is possible to benefit from the virtues of essential and vegetable oils wherever you go! Going away from home sometimes requires us to adapt to certain changes to which our body does not always follow. Sunburn, mosquitoes, digestive problems, bruises, bumps... In this article, we give you our essential and 100% natural remedies, to take in your first aid kit, to deal with the inconveniences that travel can bring.



Intensely soothes stings and burns.

Lavender Aspic is the healing and analgesic essential oil par excellence. It is generally used against wasp stings or bites from small venomous animals. Its cleansing and pain-relieving properties also make it very valuable against burns and fungal infections. This oil will therefore be perfect in case of sunburn for example.

Want to know more about the different kinds of lavender? Go to the article “ Which lavender essential oil to choose ” to find out which lavender essential oil to choose and why.


Against travel sickness, headaches and digestive disorders.

Peppermint is a must in the world of essential oils. This great pain-relieving oil is excellent in particular for relieving digestive disorders (nausea, vomiting, indigestion), reduced concentration and headaches. It will also be useful for awareness while driving to provide a boost. For tone, nothing could be simpler, just apply a drop of oil to the forehead. In addition, it provides a very pleasant refreshing effect. However, it should be avoided in children under six years of age and in pregnant women.

Be careful, however, not to confuse Peppermint with other mints such as Green Mint for example. Indeed, these mint essential oils have very distinct virtues. Learn more? Go to the article “Spearmint and peppermint”.

  • Olfactory route : smell directly from the bottle, put on a support such as a tissue or put on the car floor mat.
  • Sublingual use : 1 to 2 drops of peppermint 3x/day.

Synergy tip : To achieve your after-sun moisturizing synergy, simply mix 50 ml of hemp vegetable oil with 10 drops of peppermint essential oil. Apply this synergy in the evening after your shower. This combination will give you lightly scented and deeply nourished skin.


Disinfect and sanitize.

Tea Tree essential oil is a great anti-infectious and anti-parasitic agent. It will be used for any bacterial, viral, fungal or parasitic infection. A true multifunctional essential oil, it will be of great help whether for small acne spots, canker sores, colds or even sore throats for example. As an added bonus, you can also put a drop of this oil on toothpaste to disinfect your mouth and whiten your teeth. Learn more about this essential oil with multiple virtues? Visit the blog article “Tea-tree essential oil”!

  • Cutaneous route : In the event of a wound or other inconvenience: after cleaning the wound, 3 to 4 drops of pure tea tree essential oil max. 3 to 4 days.


Help to let go!

Ylang-Ylang essential oil, which means “flowers of flowers” ​​or “scent of all scents,” has important antidepressant and nerve-relaxing properties. On vacation, it will help you completely let go and regain your nervous and sexual tone.

Synergy tip: Ylang-ylang essential oil is generally not applied pure but in synergy with a vegetable oil. This summer, we recommend a perfect combination to tone and enhance your complexion. Simply mix 50 ml of carrot vegetable oil with 5 drops of Ylang-ylang essential oil. Apply the mixture every evening, working it in properly for a guaranteed healthy glow.


SOS mosquitoes and body aches.

Java Lemongrass is an essential oil with anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antifungal properties. This little bottle will therefore be useful to you for three main reasons:

Protect yourself from mosquitoes.

Soothe the itching of bites (for mosquitoes that still managed to get through).

Relieve aches and pains.

Want to know more about our natural mosquito repellent range? Go to the article “Natural or chemical insecticides: how to protect yourself from mosquitoes”.

  • Atmospheric diffusion : 10 drops of Java lemongrass essential oil in a diffuser.
  • Cutaneous use : 3 to 4 drops of Java lemongrass essential oil diluted in vegetable oil or in body milk on exposed limbs at dusk after showering for great protection against mosquitoes. It is important to always dilute this essential oil in a carrier such as vegetable oil if applying it to the skin.


The anti-hematoma par excellence.

Immortelle , also called “Italian Helichrysum”, is a very powerful anti-trauma, anti-hematoma and anti-inflammatory essential oil. It will be useful for blows, bruises, bumps, wounds, etc. It is also used to reduce skin scars and promote good healing once the wound is closed. To find out everything about this essential oil, go to the blog article “ The mysterious Italian helichrysum ”.

  • Cutaneous use : 1 to 2 drops of pure immortelle essential oil after a blow to reduce pain and hematoma and/or absorb it quickly, on a sprain or strain.

Synergy tip : To reduce a bruise, mix 10 drops of immortelle essential oil in 50 ml of Arnica Vegetable Oil



The bewitching.

Pranarôm highlights the precious Vanilla of Madagascar thanks to a natural extract obtained from vanilla pods prepared according to the traditional Madagascar method. This high quality extract with a high concentration of vanillin is the result of CO2 extraction, a natural and plant-friendly extraction technology allowing us to obtain what the precious molecules of the plant have to offer us.

This extremely concentrated extract is then diluted for safe skin application.

Discover our vegetable oil with a delicate vanilla scent which has several properties:

  • Leaves the skin soft and subtly scented and ideal for daily care, after sunbathing, after your shower or even as a fragrant and comforting massage.
  • Soothes and calms the mind thanks to the olfactory properties of vanillin.

Want to know more about these new features? Go to the article “The captivating vanilla of Madagascar”.


The anti-inflammatory.

Calendula Oily Macerate regenerates the skin if it is attacked or damaged. It is used specifically for the care of abused, chapped and sun-reddened skin. Indeed, this oil has anti-inflammatory, antiallergic and antipruritic properties.

    Synergy tip : Calendula mixed with aspic lavender essential oil will soothe and repair the skin in the event of sunburn and bites. You can achieve your synergy by mixing 50 ml of calendula vegetable oil with 35 drops of aspic lavender essential oil.

    3. HEMP:

    Gentle oil for sensitive skin.

    Hemp is the gentle oil par excellence, including for dry and sensitive skin. Thanks to the essential fatty acids it contains, the skin is directly hydrated. Naturally nourishing, it is perfect for mature and dry skin.

      In addition, thanks to its various moisturizing and revitalizing properties, it is also found in hair care compositions. Its very penetrating power also makes it an oil of choice for massages.

      4. CARROT:

      Natural self-tanner.

      Carrot Oil Macerate is an important source of pro-vitamin A (or beta-carotene) as such it brings a healthy glow and brightens the complexion. Carrot is essential in the composition of any good tanning preparation product but also after-sun care.

      Be careful, however, essential and vegetable oils do not protect against UV rays.

        Homemade recipe for a natural self-tanner: Carrot vegetable oil 20 ml + apricot kernel vegetable oil 10 ml. Massage into cleansed face and neck morning and evening.

        5. COCONUT:

        The precious multifunction.

        Coconut Oil with nourishing and softening properties is an essential vegetable oil for the holidays. It is used in body care to nourish dry or sun-exposed skin and in hair care to make a protective mask. It will also serve as a makeup remover and mouthwash if you wish.