Survival essentials: 6 Store-bought lab tests for your medicine chest

If you have a health condition like diabetes, before SHTF you need to take extra precautions to ensure that you stay safe even during a long-term survival scenario. And if you’re bugging in with loved ones, you should stock up on DIY lab kits you may need for common health concerns like food allergies. (h/t … Continue reading Survival essentials: 6 Store-bought lab tests for your medicine chest

Man wrongly declared dead by paramedics until TV crew spots his body bag moving

Although medical mistakes are surprisingly common, most of us can’t imagine a trained medical professional erroneously declaring us dead when we’re actually alive – but that’s exactly what happened following a Brazilian road accident. When 71-year-old street food vendor Raimundo Nonato Santana da Silva became ill while riding his motorcycle around the Brazilian city of … Continue reading Man wrongly declared dead by paramedics until TV crew spots his body bag moving

Prepper medicine: How to use parsley, a versatile medicinal herb

Parsley (Petroselinum crispum) is a leafy herb native to the Mediterranean region. Its leaves are normally used as a garnish, but they can also be used to make herbal remedies. Parsley has a long history of use in traditional medicine. Healers used its leaves, seeds and roots to treat a slew of ailments, including bruises, insect bites, amenorrhea, allergies, … Continue reading Prepper medicine: How to use parsley, a versatile medicinal herb

16 essential supplies you need in your emergency first aid kit

If the past year has taught you anything, it’s that you need to be more proactive than ever before when it comes to taking care of your health. The pandemic and the lockdowns have shown why it is necessary for you to learn important medical skills and to stockpile necessary medical supplies. The best place to start … Continue reading 16 essential supplies you need in your emergency first aid kit

How to make DIY survival pain relief salve using essential oils

Knowing how to make effective home remedies is a key prepping skill, especially if you want to save money on supplies or avoid the use of store-bought medication that often contains harmful chemicals. Detailed below are several guides on making a DIY version of Tiger Balm, a popular pain relief salve, using natural ingredients like … Continue reading How to make DIY survival pain relief salve using essential oils

Survival medicine: 10 Medicinal uses of coconut oil

Coconut oil is a versatile survival item with a lot of medicinal uses. It’s an amazing natural remedy for a variety of ailments, such as burns, cold sores and sore throat. Here are some of the many ways you can use coconut oil medicinally: (h/t to FoodStorageMom.com) Moisturize skin As a sealant, coconut oil helps trap water in your … Continue reading Survival medicine: 10 Medicinal uses of coconut oil

Prepper must-haves: 10 Survival uses of hydrogen peroxide

Hydrogen peroxide is a mild antiseptic made by combining water and an oxygen molecule. It is an excellent disinfectant, mold-killer and stain remover, thanks to this extra oxygen molecule. Experienced preppers recommend stocking up on bottles of hydrogen peroxide and including them in your’s bug-out bag because they can be used for a variety of things. Here … Continue reading Prepper must-haves: 10 Survival uses of hydrogen peroxide

Emergency medicine: 9 Healing herbs to grow at home before SHTF

Healing herbs are every prepper’s go-to medicines when SHTF. These natural medicines have been used for centuries to treat a variety of ailments, such as wounds, fever and constipation. On top of that, many medicinal herbs are quite easy to grow and require very little maintenance. Watering them every now and then and ensuring that they receive enough … Continue reading Emergency medicine: 9 Healing herbs to grow at home before SHTF

13 Medicinal herbs for your survival garden

Growing your own medicine is an effective way to stay healthy during SHTF. When the disaster strikes and everyone is left to their own devices, you get to have peace of mind knowing that you have a survival garden filled with various healing herbs. What’s more, you don’t have to worry about pesticides and other toxins because you … Continue reading 13 Medicinal herbs for your survival garden

Survival medicine: Do you need epinephrine in your first aid kit?

Epinephrine is a hormone that plays an important part in your body’s ability to survive. Also called adrenaline, it triggers the body’s fight-or-flight response during dangerous or stressful situations. It relaxes the airways and tightens your blood vessels to increase blood flow to your muscles and give you a temporary boost of strength. But epinephrine is also a medicine. Called synthetic epinephrine, it acts in … Continue reading Survival medicine: Do you need epinephrine in your first aid kit?