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Top Ten Medicinal Herbs (Infographic)

Top Ten Medicinal Herbs (Infographic)

While many preppers like to make sure they can create a stockpile of important OTC medications and antibiotics, having a knowledge of natural herbs and remedies is indispensable. Herbs are considerably cheaper than pharmaceutical medications, and can often alleviate a problem before you ever need to use the less natural option. Don’t get me wrong, modern pharmaceuticals have their place in survival, and you should definitely try to get what you need, and stockpile as much as you can. But herbs are a great thing to have on hand, throughout daily life and in a survival situation. Not only can […]

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How (And Why) To Preserve Mint for Medicine

How (And Why) To Preserve Mint for Medicine

Mint is an incredibly easy plant to grow, and has a multitude of medicinal benefits. It is probably one of the very best medicines to grow at home, and also very safe and easy to use for a wide range of maladies. Because it is so easy to grow, easy to preserve, and easy to use, it is one of the best options for you to stock up on for your natural medicine stash. You can grow some in a pot, in your garden, or anywhere on your property, really, and harvest it regularly to add to your stash. Here […]

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Essential Oils for Survival (Video)

Essential Oils for Survival (Video)

A lot of people have hesitations when it comes to herbal remedies and essential oils, especially for survival. Well, you can trust a nurse’s perspective right? Good old Patriot Nurse recorded this video a few years ago on the essential oils, herbal tinctures, and homeopathic remedies she recommends for survival and medical prep. She lends her prepper know-how and medical knowledge to the effectiveness of different remedies and aromatherapy, and gives a basic overview of which natural remedies and oils you definitely want to have in your prep stash. Natural remedies like these are actually great for preparedness. As you […]

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DIY Colloidal Silver (VIDEO)   

DIY Colloidal Silver (VIDEO)  

  Colloidal Silver is one of the more controversial alternative medicines these days.  The FDA has issued multiple warnings against using it, but despite this, high priced store bought colloidal silver continues to sell and plenty of people continue to report increased health from its use. I’m not a doctor so I’m not going to give anyone medical advice, but I will point out that prior to the advent of modern antibiotics silver was regularly used to treat wounds, infections in the eyes, and even the common cold.   I will however warn not to use it topically without carefully bandaging […]

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The Amazing Benefits of Raw Honey

The Amazing Benefits of Raw Honey

Raw honey is absolutely amazing. It should be a staple in any kitchen or natural medicine chest. Like raw milk or cheese, raw honey is not pasteurized, maintaining the nutritional and healing properties. As a sweetener, its nutritional benefits are amazing. Rich in iron, calcium, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, natural antioxidants, enzymes and the very important vitamin B6, it also has a surprisingly low glycemic index, making it a great choice for diabetics. It is full of useful prebiotics which help maintain a healthy balance of gut flora. It can also help lower cholesterol, improve circulation, aid with sleep and block […]

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