Potential pitfalls when you are communing with nature

OutdoorsBy Jana Taylor

Any time is the right the time to venture out to the great outdoors and commune with Mother Nature.  But even the most avid nature lover can run into some unexpected trouble when away from home, whether it be running into poisonous plants, getting stung or bit by insects, or even sustaining unexpected minor injuries.   With so many unanticipated problems that could arise when outdoors, it pays off to be prepared with the right information and the right tools to keep you safe.   Here’s a list of products that we recommend you have in your backpack that may help you when you need it most.

Insect Bites May temporarily relieve symptoms associated with insect bites or stings: inflammation, swelling, itching, and soreness.**

Poison Oak + Ivy May temporarily relieve symptoms associated with poison oak and poison ivy: inflammation, itching, and edema.**

Arnica Plus® May temporarily relieve minor symptoms of sore, overexerted muscles.**

Injuries May temporarily relieve symptoms associated with injuries: inflammation, bruising, slow healing, and pain.**

Chafe Rescue® May temporarily relieve discomfort from friction and chafing. ** Natural, non-greasy, paraben-free formula.

**Claims based on traditional homeopathic practice, not accepted medical evidence. Not FDA evaluated.

Jana Taylor Jana Taylor is a staff writer for Peaceful Mountain.