Prepper must-haves: 7 Medicinal uses of activated charcoal

Activated charcoal is a fine, odorless black powder typically used in the emergency treatment of certain kinds of poisoning. It is made by heating natural sources of carbon, such as wood, coconut shells and sawdust, to very high temperatures. This process “activates” the charcoal and creates tiny holes on its surface, thereby increasing its overall surface area. In … Continue reading Prepper must-haves: 7 Medicinal uses of activated charcoal

Maintaining oral health even during SHTF: Natural toothache remedies

Your teeth are the hardest part of your body, but if you don’t take proper care of them, they can easily succumb to the effects of poor dietary or lifestyle choices. When SHTF, taking care of your oral health can only become infinitely harder. Fortunately, there are natural remedies that you can use to relieve … Continue reading Maintaining oral health even during SHTF: Natural toothache remedies

Preppers chemistry: How to make your own activated charcoal water filter and hand warmers

Self-sufficiency is a highly important skill that you should strive to achieve for your own personal benefit. After all, you wouldn’t want to be caught unaware once disaster strikes. In terms of being self-sufficient as far as drinking water and personal heating are concerned, you can fall back on a little bit of simple chemistry … Continue reading Preppers chemistry: How to make your own activated charcoal water filter and hand warmers