Toothache Tree – Your Roadside Source Of Pain Relief And Other Survival Aids

Toothache Tree - Your Roadside Source Of Pain Relief And Other Survival AidsUp 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.

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Top 12 Antibiotics You Will Need When SHTF

Top 12 Antibiotics You Will Need When SHTFAs preppers, we understand that the first (of many) problems survivors will come across is the scarcity of supplies… Clearly, this is why we are labeled preppers. We realize that all shops, including drug stores, will be wiped clean of anything worth having within a few hours of the confirmed crisis. When that happens, make sure you have these antibiotics stockpiled.

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Folklore Healing – The Wonders of Onion Medicine

Folklore Healing - The Wonders of Onion MedicineAlmost 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.

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Field Management of Gunshot Wounds

Field Management of Gunshot WoundsSome gunshot wounds are almost instantly fatal, some actually require very little, if any, treatment, and still others are borderline for survivability. Whether you spend most of your time in an urban, rural or suburban area, you may one day encounter a gunshot wound victim, particularly if you work in law enforcement or public services such as firefighting and emergency rescue.

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Adding Beneficial Essential Oils to Your Medical Kit

Adding Essential Oils to Your Medical KitA crisis can arise without warning at any moment and few people are prepared to handle a regional event. To make matters worse, chances are that most folks have no clue how to act if such an event creates medical emergencies. Having a medical kit is a must for any household, but you should also learn how to use additional products to extend the life of your supplies. Here is why you should consider adding essential oils to your medical kit.

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CBD Products Pros Vs Cons: Is It Worth the Hype?

CBD Products Pros Vs Cons: Is It Worth the Hype?Many people consider CBD as a wonder product sent from above. Others raise their disapproving eyebrows and scrutinize every bit of its existence. CBD is a hot topic indeed, and many people still need to know what it is all about before jumping to this controversy.

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Advanced Medical Prepping: Get Vaccinated against Tetanus and Hepatitis!

Advanced Medical Prepping: Get Vaccinated against Tetanus and Hepatitis!In SHTF scenarios, professional medical care will be very hard to find. You are likely to have to manage by yourself for a while. In general, preppers understand the need for medical prepping. Many preppers stock up on first aid supplies and antibiotics which is smart. Some preppers also take first aid courses, even smarter.

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Preventing Wound Infection Using Saltwater – Myth or Fact?

Preventing Wound Infection Using Saltwater - Myth or Fact?You’ve seen in movies how the hero stranded on a remote coastal shoreline has to improvise in order to survive. While accidents are a common occurrence in the unfamiliar environment, our hero will cut himself against the edge of a sharp stone to bring more drama to the whole movie. But fear not, the deep bleeding wound covered in sand and grit from the fall will soon be cleaned with seawater. Preventing wound infection using saltwater may work, but there’s much more to it than what the movie script is showing you.

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The Ultimate Medicinal Garden

The Ultimate Medicinal GardenThere are a multitude of important skills one may need to bring to the table when SHTF. While many are “top-list” and cliché, I fear that a few important abilities have been discarded or perhaps subconsciously abandoned. There were others, however, that disappeared for more shady reasons. Such as today’s topic: The knowledge of medicinal plants in the home garden.

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Making A Wild Herb Poultice And A Few Useful Recipes

Making A Wild Herb Poultice And A Few Useful RecipesWhen people hear the word poultice, they think it’s some elaborate way to prepare herbs for healing purposes and some even say it has some kind of mystical connotation. There’s nothing further from the truth, and a poultice is simply another way to apply various herbs directly to the skin. As you will see in this article, these old home remedies are simple to make and use.

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Garlic Uses In Traditional Medicine

Garlic Uses in Traditional MedicineIn the old days, the home medicine chest of the pioneers was comprised of locally grown herbs and plants. Garlic has been used in medicinal remedies for thousands of years, since the ancient Greek and Roman times. It is part of our traditional medicine, and we should learn how to grow it and use it.

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A Short on Sanitation and Hygiene – Keeping Clean When SHTF

Sanitation and Hygiene - Keeping Clean When SHTFSurvival preparedness is not always all about being Mr. Macho and being entirely informed in the ways of shooting, evading capture, or surviving on the absolute bare minimums (though, it’d be more than wise for one to have knowledge in all of those fields). No, sometimes you have to buckle down and learn about some of those “underlying” lessons that are as equally important to your survival as the popular, fun topics. This is what this here article is all about today, sanitation and hygiene.

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Pet First Aid And Care On The Trail

Pet First Aid And Care On The TrailWith warmer weather on the approach, many of us outdoors enthusiasts will be more than eager to get our rambunctious, cabin-fevered pooches out on the trail. There is nothing more appealing than having man’s best friend (be it dog or cat; that’s right, some of us do that!) out there as a trail mate. The following pet first aid requirements should be considered when exploring the great outdoors with your furry friend.

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