Severe Burns Where There Is No Doctor

Severe Burn Care post-SHTF Severe burns are major injuries, and unfortunately all too common during a crisis. When people must switch from working behind a desk to the hands-on work of homestead or supporting your family’s bug out location, injuries like sprains, lacerations, and both minor and severe burns are bound to happen. On Sunday […]

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Black Drawing Salve Recipe

Never in my life have I ever had so many mosquito bites than last summer at our cabin. My legs and feet were covered in angry, red, and painfully itchy bites. Everything in my herbal kit was for cuts, bruises, and burns. How could I have forgotten to bring my black drawing salve for bug […]

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Herbs for Bug Bites and Bee Stings

Podcast: Herbal Remedies for Bites and Stings To listen to this episode of Herbal Prepper Live, click here for my podcast host page at Prepper Broadcasting. What Is the Purpose of Ticks? Or horseflies, or mosquitos? I don’t know, but they irk me. While I love being outdoors, I’m no fan of bites or stings. At […]

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March 2, 2015

Dual Purpose Aromatherapy Bath Salts: Respiratory & Pain Relief

I’m a huge fan of transdermal magnesium (magnesium supplementation through the skin). Magnesium is necessary for over 300 functions in the body. Most people are horribly deficient in magnesium since our soil, and therefore our food, has been largely depleted of magnesium due to industrial-scale farming practices. You can read about the benefits and how […]

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February 25, 2015

Tuberculosis Gone Wild

Will Tuberculosis be the next great pandemic? If so, antibiotic resistance will be the reason for it. We now have drug resistant, multi-drug resistant, extremely multi-drug resistant, and totally drug resistant tuberculosis strains. Tuberculosis, also known as consumption or “The White Plague”, kills over 500,000 people each year, yet gets little to no media coverage. Tuberculosis […]

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February 13, 2015

Fighting Fungal Infections with Herbs

Learn to fight fungal infections with herbs and essential oils! If you have ever had Athlete’s foot, ringworm, or a yeast infection, you know how miserable fungal infections are. Can you imagine how awful it would be to get a fungal infection and not have access to a pharmacy? To compound the problem, some fungi […]

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February 10, 2015

How to Make Aromatherapy Magnesium Bath Salts

What are Aromatherapay Magnesium Bath Salts? Bath salts aren’t just for spa treatmnts. Epsom “salt” is actually a form of magnesium (Magnesium sulphate). Pink Himalayan salt and Dead Sea salt contain a range of minerals beyond sodium, and one of those minerals is magnesium. And odds are, you’re probably deficient in it. Magnesium Deficiency Table […]

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Ditch Medicine: Interview with Chuck Hudson

What is Ditch Medicine? This episode is all about “ditch medicine”. Ditch medicine makes due with what you have on hand. The idea is to stay alive (or keep someone else alive) with whatever is available, until you reach help or help finds you. Sometimes this includes herbs, sometimes this includes pharmaceuticals, and sometimes, it […]

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