The following herbs are some of the most highly researched, as individuals and modern medicine alike search for answers on how to best assist the immune system in warding off illness and disease.
Up and down the roadsides, along fence rows of pastures and farms, and in the woodlands of the southern United States grows the toothache tree. It is a small tree or large shrub with beneficial medicinal properties.
Almost everyone is familiar with the common onion. Its supremely edible qualities have universally placed it in the kitchen or by the campfire as a culinary additive or seasoning. However, few are actually aware of the wonders of onion medicine and how this vegetable can help with various health issues.
Vampires, cancer, and your neighbors (that is if you breath on them), all have a single common denominator: Garlic combats against them all. Garlic is one of the earliest attested pants to be made useful by humans. It has been used as a treatment for illnesses as well as to maintain health.
Herbal medicine has been around for centuries and it helped mankind survive through harsh time. Although the modern folks are encouraged to buy top-brand medicine, this ancient healing knowledge is still widely practiced in many communities around the world. In fact, 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.
While the winter season brings joy to both young and old as families come together, it also brings some health problems we shouldn’t ignore. We are all familiar with the common cold and the flu. The following herbal remedies will help you deal with all the issues the cold season may bring.
Although 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.
When it comes to self-healing during an emergency situation, having the proper knowledge and putting it to good use is worth more than any survival item you can think of. The powerful antiseptics listed in this article can be made at home and they will help you treat your wounds when medical aid is not available.
Treating wounds using alternative healing methods will become a vital skill when there is no doctor around. Besides providing you with the much-needed food, your pantry also holds two items that will help you treat wounds: honey and sugar. These two ingredients are beneficial for cleansing and healing traumatic wounds.
Vetigel is an algae-based gel that can stop bleeding in just a few seconds. It is set to become the band aid of the future. According to the manufacturer this wonderful gel should be available for human use in the near future and it will revolutionize the way we heal.
In this great world of ours, there are many survival plants that have been of use to man. There are plants that feed us, plants that heal us, plants that protect us from pests and insects. For those wondering about air quality, these air purifying survival plants are worth looking into.
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.
Survival honey (or jut honey) is a wonder food that should be stockpiled by every prepper. It is considered by some the ultimate survival food due to its long shelf life and healing proprieties. Honey has been used by humans since Ancient Times and cave paintings have been found depicting humans hunting for this golden wonder.