Category Archive: First Aid

Medicinal Uses of Usnea, Old Man’s Beard

Medicinal Uses of Usnea, Old Man’s Beard Usnea has long been used therapeutically in many traditional systems including Chinese, European and Native American herbal medicine. One of the most important therapeutically active components in usnea is usnic acid, which has potent antibiotic properties. Click the link below to see what else this fantastic plant/lichen can …

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10 Unconventional Uses for Honey

10 Unconventional Uses for Honey Ah, Honey… food for kings. I love honey and so have every nation, every era and every man and woman on earth since time began! Honey is mostly used to put on things like toast or cereal but did you know that Honey goes much deeper than a yummy taste. …

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4 Tips To Stop Someone From Bleeding To Death

4 Tips To Stop Someone From Bleeding To Death Stopping someone from bleeding to death is a pretty basic first aid skill, yet most people don’t know anything more than, “put pressure on it.” Yes, putting pressure on the wound is a good idea, but what should you use to cover the wound? And what …

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How To Make At-Home Flu Shots

How To Make At-Home Flu Shots We always have flu medicine to hand but do you really think that flu medicine will be available if SHTF? This article is amazing and gives you recipes to make your own immune booting shots to fight that nasty flu and cold. Not just for SHTF times but this …

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How To Make Antiseptic Solution From Household Bleach

 How To Make Antiseptic Solution From Household Bleach You or someone you know has been wounded and you do not have an antiseptic to clean out and disinfect the wound. What do you do? You could gather together some common household ingredients and make a batch of antiseptic called Dakin’s solution. This is an antiseptic …

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Homemade Healing Boo Boo Cream

Homemade Healing Boo Boo Cream Knowing how to make your own Neosporin like boo boo cream is a great skill to have. This recipe is a great natural alternative and cheap and easy to make. This homemade ointment consists of powerful essential oils, herbs and beeswax that quickly address pain and stinging while reducing the …

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10 Ways To Get Rid Of A Cold Sore Fast

10 Ways To Get Rid Of A Cold Sore Fast Check out these awesome 10 Ways To Get Rid Of A Cold Sore Fast. All of the methods are natural and you probably have them laying around the house. I am lucky, I have never had a cold sore and thank god this probably means I am …

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Why Preppers Need a Well Stocked Survival Medical Kit

Why Preppers Need a Well Stocked Survival Medical Kit Today we pretty much take for granted that we have access to medical supplies. Everything from aspirin to bandaging is only as far away as the grocery store. In the case of a more serious problem we can go in to see a doctor or even …

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Plants and Their Uses as Natural Remedies

Plants and Their Uses as Natural Remedies There are many different plants that can be used as natural remedies. Before there was modern-day medicine there were plants, and ancient civilizations knew how to use them strategically to treat common ailments and even life-threatening diseases. These are a few of the more potent medical plants you’re likely to find …

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17 Soothing Natural Sunburn Home Remedies

17 Soothing Natural Sunburn Home Remedies Check out these amazing natural sunburn remedies to sooth sunburn pain and prevent peeling. Natural sunburn remedies are just great to know. If you are at home and you find yourself burned from the sun and you have no other store bought creams or maybe you want to live …

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