Medicine Bottles

medicine bottles

Wares of Knutsford’s Aromatherapy and Pharmacy Bottles department contains a number of suitable bottles for medicine. Whether you are making up essential oil mixes, soothing body lotions or home made hangover cures, presenting it in one of our bottles for medicine looks smart and professional.

Medicine bottles range

The range starts with tiny, 5ml bottles right up to one litre size medicine bottles, in clear, blue, green or amber glass and a wide variety of caps. Dropper bottles with pipettes, for example, are the easiest way to dispense small quantities.

Coloured glass is often used to protect the contents from degradation by UV rays and looks traditional, while there is a variety of shapes available in both modern or traditional styles. Clear plastic bottles with white PVC press caps or spray caps can also be useful if the safety of glass is an issue.

Medicine bottles for ginger brew hangover cure

Ginger is well known to help with nausea and can work wonders on a hangover, but at the time you may not feel able to stand upright long enough to prepare this brew! The solution is to keep a prepared bottle ready in your medicine cabinet when you have a big night planned.

Add 10 slices of fresh ginger root to a saucepan with four cups of water and boil for ten minutes. Strain the mixture and stir in the juice of one orange and half a lemon plus half a cup of honey. Decant into a medicine bottle and reheat gently before using.

There’s no real cure for a hangover apart from time, but this brew can help to relieve some of the common symptoms.

Homemade insect repellent

You don’t have to smother yourself in nasty chemical such as Deet to avoid becoming bug food, you can make your own insect repellent oil. Add a few drops of lavender, citronella and geranium essential oils to a bottle of carrier oil such as sweet almond or grapeseed oil and apply to ankles and other vulnerable areas at duck, when the mozzies most like to feed.

Soothing skin cream

You will need a quarter of a cup of oats, ground to a fine powder in a food processor, three quarters of a cup of coconut oil, a few drops of rosemary essential oil and a tablespoon of olive oil. Melt the coconut oil over a low heat until it turns to liquid then stir in the other ingredients. Pour into an aromatherapy jar and allow to set, then rub into dry patches of skin as needed.

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