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6 Healing Herbal Teas You Can Make From Backyard Plants

Image source: Pixabay.com Our ancient ancestors developed remarkable medicinal solutions from nature. One of those was herbal teas. Herbal teas involve an infusion of certain leaves, roots or bark in hot water to leach out certain chemicals and nutrients that have curative or medicinal value. The symptoms and benefits we’ll address include: Pain Inflammation Congestion […]

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Tooth Abscesses in Austere Settings

Tooth Abscess in Austere Settings dental extractor Many readers of our Survival Medicine Handbook are surprised to find entire chapters devoted to the treatment of dental problems. Visitors to our store are likewise surprised to find dental supplies in some of our medical kits. Why is it important for the survival medic to be “dentally” […]

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Benadryl as a Local Anesthetic in Survival?

Benadryl as a Local Anesthetic in Survival? diphenhydramine (Benadryl) A major obstacle in the ability of the survival medic to deal with the issue of wound closure is the lack of an easily available (and stockpile-able) form of anesthesia. With the most popular local anesthetic, lidocaine, a prescription item, it may be difficult to obtain […]

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How Your Sleep Patterns Can Spark Alzheimer’s

Image source: Pixabay.com Staying up late or even all night can be fun — sometimes. You’re at a party that goes long and nobody wants to leave. Or you have a new baby in your house. Or you’re binge-watching Netflix. Or you just can’t stop working on a craft project. Occasional all-nighters are a fact […]

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How To Turn Medicinal Weeds Into Infused Oils, Just Like Your Ancestors Did

Image source: Pixabay.com Herbs, whether locally found or grown in the garden, carry medicinal and culinary purposes, allowing homesteaders to make teas, tinctures and infused oils from them. But herbs aren’t the only local source. I enjoy using locally grown “wild” plants for infused oils. Many people brush over foraging, but there are some amazing […]

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Safe Summer Camping

SAFE SUMMER CAMPING   Camping Safety   The kids are out of school, the weather’s great, and families are planning this summer’s camping trip. Camping is a great way to create bonds and memories that will last a lifetime. A poorly planned outdoor vacation, however, becomes memorable in the worst way, especially if someone gets […]

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Survival Strategies for Safe Summer Camping

The kids are out of school, the weather’s great, and families are planning this summer’s camping trip. Camping is a great way to create bonds and memories that will last a lifetime. A poorly planned outdoor vacation, however, becomes memorable in the worst way, especially if someone gets hurt. A little planning will make sure […]

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9 Off-Grid, All-Natural Solutions To Depression

Image source: Pixabay.com Depression can strike anyone, anywhere, for any reason, and without explanation. Sometimes it goes away on its own, such as in a case of “the blues” around the holidays. Situational depression is caused by a sudden, unexpected life event — a job loss or the death of a spouse – and usually […]

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