7 Things You’ll Find In Every Nigerian Family’s First Aid Box

May 6, 2020

I feel like the real title of this article should be, “6 Things You’ll Find In Every Nigerian Family’s First Aid Box Because Nigerian Parents Swear These Things Can Cure-All Ills“. But that would’ve been too much.

1) Paracetamol:

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What else is going to help with that headache?

2) Hot Balm

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For all problems ranging from random surface body pains to fractures.

3) Glucose

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For energy when one has a fever or some shit. You may also know it by it’s other name, COCAINE.

4) Orheptal blood tonic

ORHEPTAL TONIC 1 LITRE – MedPlus

You have no choice. Whether you’re suffering from an iron deficiency or not, you’ll still down like half a bottle of this.

5) Methylated Spirit and cotton wool

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For when someone gets injured and they need to treat the wound and punish them for playing rough play at the same time.

6) Mentholated Powder

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For heat rash.

7) Alabukun

Acetylsalicylic Acid 760mg Caffeine 60mg Alabukun Powder

For the older people in the house.

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