When no medical expertise is available you have to take care of yourself, the best way you know. If you need to treat burns, you like most people will aggravate the situation due to their lack of knowledge. There are many things that can cause burns, from heat sources to electrical wires and even UV radiations coming from the sun. Burn treatment shouldn’t be complicated and should be learned by everyone.
We take water for granted as we turn on the faucet and it pours out. We fail to notice that due to global warming and intensive farming, water has become the most precious commodity on earth. Even more, in the coming years, water will become more precious than gold. Collecting rainwater can be a viable solution for assuring the water needs for you and your family. And with the recent discussions regarding whether or not to allow the use of rainwater, collecting rainwater has become a hot topic.
What would happen if one day you won’t find food in the stores? Or what will you do if you get stranded somewhere away from civilization with nothing to eat? In these situations, you will have to rely on the outdoors and your knowledge about what plants can be eaten without the risk of getting sick. You will have to forage to avoid starving and keep going.
Bartering should not be a skill forgotten in ancient past or used when you try to bring down the price of cheap, vacation souvenirs. The barter items you should have in your pantry will save not only your life but also the lives of others.
Living on seashores and beaches has its advantages and besides providing an escape route, the sea can offer so much more when it comes to food. From fish to the plants growing along the seashore and even the highly nutritious seaweed, which is versatile and easily accessible. Here is what edible seaweeds you should forage if you are at the beach.
When you have to face a crisis, everything around you can become a useful tool. Even a tampon can be used in various improvised ways if the need requires it. Here are some ways in which you can use a tampon in an emergency survival situation.
There are always difficulties to be encountered and dealt with when it comes to prepping. The following mistakes most prepper make are unknown or often overlooked. While some problems can be overcome rather quickly, there are some that can prove deceptive and can lead to disaster.
Our neighbors and our friends, like most of Americans are used to buying everything they need for a good oral hygiene. They go to the supermarket and they opt for the prefabricated, mass-produced items. Nowadays it’s easy to procure whatever you need to keep your teeth clean and healthy, but what will happen when all these commodities will be gone? Shouldn’t you be making your own toothpaste and not depend on others?
When it comes to your family, you have to do everything you can to protect them. Since we live in times when the future is uncertain and we see day by day how our quality of life is changing, we have to plan for the worst. This means that every prepper should have a well-stocked emergency pantry, one that will assure a good meal for him and his loved ones. In this article, you will read about the essential pantry foods you need to stock in it and get some tips on how to organize your pantry.
In a crisis involving you and your loved ones, everything will lead down to the basics, you will need food and water to survive. Food will probably run out much faster than water and you will have to rely on your stockpiled supplies. This is why is better to prepare from time and store as much food as possible. When it comes to food storage we have to think of cheap and efficient methods of preserving the food and here is where dehydrating food comes in handy.
Cayenne pepper is a plant of the Capsicum group and it shares the same characteristics as paprika, bell peppers, and jalapeno peppers. Due to its high content of capsaicin the cayenne pepper is a hot plant used to spice up many of the food recipes that you like. For example, cayenne pepper can be found in just about any classic chili recipe. Even more, this red pepper has many healing properties and valuable uses that make it an ideal candidate for every garden.
If you live on the east coast, chances are that you will be hit by a hurricane. Only by keeping your eyes on the local and National Weather forecasters you can stay safe. You will have a chance to face whatever Mother Nature brings. Even if you are following the forecasts 24/7 in order for surviving a hurricane, the first thing you have to do is to educate yourself. It’s better to know in advance how to deal with a hurricane and acquire the knowledge of people who went through a hurricane experience.
Some people own a gun right now, while others are looking for one to buy. One thing is sure, during a crisis or in a society where rules no longer apply you will not survive without a firearm. You will need to be able and take care of yourself and your loved ones, to be prepared for whatever comes. Maybe you will need a gun to hunt for food or perhaps you have to be your best bodyguard, and this means you will need these guns in order to survive. Here are the guns every prepper should own.