Natural healing with willow bark: How to find natural aspirin when SHTF

Knowing how to grow or where to find plants that can be used as natural remedies is an important survival skill. This ensures that when SHTF, you can still treat minor complaints like headaches or migraines. If you frequently suffer from headaches, use willow as a natural alternative to aspirin. (h/t to PreppersWill.com) Foraging safety tips Before … Continue reading Natural healing with willow bark: How to find natural aspirin when SHTF

Learn the basics of wound management for survival situations

At some point in our lives, most of us have gotten injured badly enough to wonder if a trip to the emergency room is needed, whether it’s a chopping accident in the kitchen or a fall outdoors playing sports. But what happens when you get wounded in a survival situation and heading to the ER … Continue reading Learn the basics of wound management for survival situations

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

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

8 Skills you need to learn if you want to become self-sufficient in the wilderness

TV shows and movies may portray surviving out in the wilderness as a fun adventure, but this is the furthest thing from reality. Becoming self-sufficient in the wilderness is a task that many survivalists spend years trying to accomplish. There are certain types of skills you need to master in order to survive for long periods … Continue reading 8 Skills you need to learn if you want to become self-sufficient in the wilderness

Survival medicine basics: How to use sugar to treat wounds

Sugar isn’t known for a lot of health benefits, but they are quite useful as a home remedy. Before commercial antibiotic and antiseptic creams, it used to be a popular homemade treatment for wounds. Moreover, it can be applied on humans and animals alike. (h/t to AlphaSurvivalist.net) How does sugar treat wounds? Sugar has specific qualities … Continue reading Survival medicine basics: How to use sugar to treat wounds

Build a survival dental kit to maintain dental hygiene even when SHTF

Regularly check your supplies before SHTF. Do you have enough food and water for your whole family? What about medical supplies for different minor emergencies? Prepare a survival dental kit so you can take care of your oral health after disaster strikes. (h/t to Survivopedia.com) Learning the basics of oral care means you can maintain your teeth … Continue reading Build a survival dental kit to maintain dental hygiene even when SHTF

Scalded by boiling water? Here are some treatments and home remedies that may help

If a family member burns himself with boiling water, you need to know how to treat their injury to avoid serious complications like shock or infections. Boiling water burns and how to prevent them A boiling water burn or a scald is caused by direct contact with very hot water or steam. When your skin is scalded, you’ll feel immediate pain. Over one million patients … Continue reading Scalded by boiling water? Here are some treatments and home remedies that may help

Survival first aid: 3 Skills that might save your life when disaster strikes

It’s important to learn different skills that can help you survive when SHTF. From firestarting to gardening, the list is endless. If you want to start now, read up on medical skills like maintaining proper hygiene, recognizing early symptoms of various health issues and how to identify mental health conditions. Even if you’re not a medic, … Continue reading Survival first aid: 3 Skills that might save your life when disaster strikes

Survival first aid: Signs and symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning and how to treat them

As a prepper, you probably already know how to address problems like natural disasters, social unrest or a long-term power outage. But do you know how to help someone experiencing carbon monoxide poisoning? (h/t to PreppersWill.com)  What causes carbon monoxide poisoning? Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odorless and colorless gas. CO is found in combustion or exhaust … Continue reading Survival first aid: Signs and symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning and how to treat them