|THE MEDICINE CHEST
Here is a list of useful items to keep at home locked away
or well out of reach from children. They can be obtained from
your local chemist and are all quite cheap.
Soluble Aspirin or Paracetamol Tablets
For adults and older children (over 12), good for headaches,
sore throats and painful bruises.
Paracetamol Mixture (Calpol or Disprol)
For pain relief in younger children over three months.
To ease diarrhoea.
To ease insect bites.
Add to hot water to make steam inhalations for treating catarrh,
dry painful coughs and colds.
One teaspoon diluted in water for cleaning cuts and bruises.
For dabbing on insect bites, stings and sunburn.
3” Wide Dressings
For sprains and bruised joints.