Native American Soap Plants You Can Still Find And Use Today

Native American Soap Plants You Can Still Find And Use TodayThe Native Americans and early European settlers had to learn to adapt to their environment and use what Mother Nature has to offer. Sanitation was an important and challenging task back then considering that they didn’t have the commodities we enjoy today. The following Native American soap plants were used for washing clothes, but also for cleaning the hair and body.

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Tips For Foraging Safely During A Survival Scenario

Tips For Foraging Safely During A Survival ScenarioIn a survival situation, food may not be your priority. However, as the crisis prolongs, food will become an important item on your survival list. You should not let yourself starve when there are all sorts of wild plants you could live on. Follow these tips for a successful foraging experience.

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Six Ways To Obtain Food After It Hits The Fan

Six Ways To Obtain Food After It Hits The FanRegardless how well-prepared you are and how you assume a SHTF scenario will unfold, food will still become a problem as things develop. If the crisis is not a short-term one, you will have to learn how to obtain food one way or another. Both Mother Nature and the remaining traces of civilization will have something to offer if you know where to look for.

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6 Wild Plants You Could Turn Into Flour

6 Wild Plants You Could Turn Into FlourOur ancestors used wild plant-based flours on a daily basis and it was a reliable food source back then.  They were turning wild plants into flour and use it in recipes, eaten alone or added to other grain-based meals. The following 6 wild plants are being used even today to make flour, but few people keep this knowledge alive.

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Wild Persimmons – A Fall Delight For Every Forager

Wild Persimmons - A fall delight for every foragerIt’s the time of the year when wild persimmons begin dropping in most places and it’s the perfect time to forage for these fall delicacies. If you want to enjoy wild persimmons this year, you would need to hurry as raccoons, deer, birds and pretty much every living creatures will be looking for these tasty delights.

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Foraging For Wild Foods This Fall, Just Like The Pioneers Did

Foraging for wild foods this fall, just like the pioneers didThe first settlers that shaped and tamed this country were nothing more than modern hunter-gatherers. Their foraging ways provided a good source of foods when crops were not available. Foraging for wild foods was an important skill and it was passed on to newer generations, even when trading posts were becoming more and more popular.

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Honey Mesquite: A Survival Tree for Arid Lands

Honey Mesquite - A Survival Tree for Arid LandsHoney mesquite also commonly called mesquite is an amazing tree native to North America that was a key resource of the native people. If you grow this tree on your property, it will provide you with food, drink, medicine and fertilizer, just as it did for the natives.  

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Plantain – A Common Weed With Medicinal Properties

Plantain – A common weed with medicinal propertiesAlthough it is seen as a garden weed in many parts of North America, Plantain is a powerful plant that has many medicinal uses. Even more, plantain is an edible plant that can be foraged in both wild and urban environments. Plantain is a genuinely excellent medical aid, and people should learn about its properties rather than pulling it out and throwing it away.  

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Eight Survival Myths That Will Get You Killed

Prepper's Will - Survival Myths that will get you killedYou can see more and more people wearing a paracord survival bracelet. You hear them talking about survival and prepping as they’ve seen it on TV, movies or after reading about it in various magazines. However, what the media transmits to the consumers does not reflect what real survival requires and this is how survival myths were born.

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How To Find And Use Soap Plants

Prepper's Will - How To find and use soap plantsAs functional members of our modern society, we are somehow accustomed to taking things for granted. We become dependent on stores and the items we buy. Soap is one of the many items that we take for granted. If stores stopped selling this article tomorrow, we would have no clue how to make do without it. Luckily for us, there are soap plants that we can use as a substitute when soap runs out.

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Top 10 Medicinal Herbs For Your Garden

Prepper's Will - Top 10 Medicinal Herbs for your gardenHerbal medicine has been around for centuries. Although people are encouraged to buy modern medicine, this ancient healing knowledge is still widely practiced. Medicinal herbs will still be here, long after the collapse of modern society. We should all learn how to take advantage of these healing herbs.

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