Category Archive: First Aid

Maximizing Your Immune System

Maximizing Your Immune System Flu season is upon us.  For centuries people did not have antibiotics or hospitals to count on when they became ill. How do you keep your immune system healthy and functioning to minimize illness? Here are a few basic ideas of remaining healthy now and when SHTF. This is great info …

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The Rise of Superbugs

The Rise of Superbugs Antibiotics will be important to have stockpiled when SHTF, but to protect your immune system they should be used conservatively, otherwise we become dependent on this medication. This sort of dependence can be dangerous if something happened where we could not get access to medicines. Antibiotics can help eliminate harmful bacteria …

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Dakin’s Solution – A Homemade Antiseptic

Dakin’s Solution – A Homemade Antiseptic If you haven’t heard about Dakin’s solution, you will be glad you stumbled on this article. Dakin’s solution is an antiseptic solution developed during World War I and it was used with great results to treat infected wounds. It works so well that it is being used even today …

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How to Survive Field Injuries

How to Survive Field Injuries From snake bites to sore teeth, this guide will help you tackle almost any accident. All of these injuries are quite common and a little trip to the doctor can normally sort these out! What if there were no doctor? What if you were stranded or SHTF? I would recommend …

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Dental Flaws for the SHTF Prepper

Dental Flaws for the SHTF Prepper There are lots of statistics floating around the dental professional community, but the one that seems to stick out like a sore tongue is the fact that only around half of the people in the USA see their dentist on a regular basis. As a practicing dentist in a …

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5 Healing Homemade Soap Recipes

5 Healing Homemade Soap Recipes These Healing Homemade Soap Recipes will rock your socks off,  you will never have to buy soap again with these recipes. Plus they can promote healing for a number of ailments! You may think soap as simple cleaning agent for your body that help remove all the dirt and grime that your …

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How To Make Hot Pepper Cream In 3 Strengths For Arthritis And Joint Pain

How To Make Hot Pepper Cream In 3 Strengths For Arthritis And Joint Pain Learn how to make your very own pain relieving hot pepper cream/ointment in 3 different strengths to help with all levels of pain! Including joint pain! This article is fantastic, and there is real science behind why making your own natural …

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Using Honey as a Topical Antibiotic: The Honey Bandage

Using Honey as a Topical Antibiotic: The Honey Bandage Honey is one of the more versatile foods you can store.  You know it tastes good on toast and in your tea, but did you know honey also has healing properties? Honey is an ancient remedy for the treatment of infected wounds, which has recently been …

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Drugs and TEOTWAWKI = Crazy People?

Drugs and TEOTWAWKI = Crazy People? I found a detailed article on drugs post SHTF, I had not thought about this much as myself and family members are not on anything that would be detrimental to our health, mentally and physically if SHTF. After reading this article it has made me think more about maybe …

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How To Make an Herbal Cough Syrup Recipe

How To Make an Herbal Cough Syrup Recipe I prefer to support the body in fighting the infection rather than take something that bypasses this natural process. If we were in a SHTF situation, we may not have access to normal over the counter medicine to soothe a sore throat or a nasty cough. That’s …

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