There are a lot of different herbs that actually contain antiseptic properties in them. One for instance would be the tea tree oil which is found to contain chemical properties that will act as an antiviral and anti fungal as well as an antiseptic solution or solutions. You can actually make one of these herbal sprays by using some simple herbs and ordinary tap water. Below is an antiseptic you can make for all your minor skin wounds you might run across.
Get a clean spray bottle, preferably one that has never been used before and fill it with water. Just use cool water from your faucet and that should work just fine. You don’t need to use any kind of special water or bottled water.
Once you have filled the bottle up with water you will need to put in a few drops of echincea tincture then add a little bit of golden seal as well as calendula. The echincea contains a very powerful antiseptic, antimicrobial along with antiviral elements. The calendula is what will sooth the skin and any inflammation that it might have.
You can either take some tea tree oil and add to the above mixture or you can use it in the place of the echinacea and golden seal because on its own the tea tree oil provides very powerful antibiotic and antiviral agents to the water.
Once you have all of the herbs that you want to put in the water, make sure that you shake up the mixture really, really well. How much of the herbal tincture you add to your water is going to depend upon what size bottle you have decided to use. A good measure it to add 6 to 10 drops of it into 12 ounces of water This should be plenty for a good mixture. If you have a larger container just increase it according to the above ratio.
After you have the spray ready to go, it’s a good idea to spray a small amount of your spray onto an area near the inside of your elbow. This is to see if you might be allergic to any of the herbs that you have in the mixture. If you end up getting a rash or the skin becomes irritated this means you are allergic to something and shouldn’t use it. However, if nothing happens then you should be able to use it any time you need some sort of antiseptic.
If you have a wound that you use the antiseptic on and it doesn’t seem to be improving at all, it is vital that you stop using the spray and make sure to go in and see your doctor about it. This could mean that there might be something much more serious going on and you need to talk to someone who is qualified to figure out just what is really wrong.