Category Archive: First Aid

Ten Essential OTC Medications to Stockpile

Ten Essential OTC Medications to Stockpile Most of the following drugs were actually prescription medications when first released. (In higher dosages, several still are.) Although other OTC drugs are worth considering, these ten have been selected due to their ready availability, affordability, safety in both adults and children, and multi-use potential. Used alone or in …

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How And Why To Make Activated Charcoal

How And Why To Make Activated Charcoal Knowing how to make activated charcoal is great knowledge to have! There are several benefits and uses of this, but the uses for survival are what we are interested in today Did you know that  it can be given to poison victims to absorb the poison before it does …

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How To Treat & Avoid Poison Ivy, Poison Oak & Poison Sumac

How To Treat & Avoid Poison Ivy, Poison Oak & Poison Sumac Poison ivy, oak and sumac are the leading culprits behind of allergic skin reactions in the United States — with an estimated 55 million occurrences each year. If you’re in the 70 percent or so of the population who is sensitive to this …

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19 Foods To Naturally Detox Radiation

19 Foods To Naturally Detox Radiation Do you think it’s time to start growing some of these 19 foods to naturally detox radiation? I think I will be! There is a lot of turmoil in the world right now and god knows how much radiation floating about because of man. With radioactive isotopes detected in rainwater in …

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The 55 Best Herbal Remedies Known To Man

The 55 Best Herbal Remedies Known To Man While some people may dismiss herbal remedies as quackery, the use of botanicals is well rooted in medical practice. Ancient doctors methodically collected information about herbs and developed well-defined pharmacopoeias to treat a variety of ailments. More than a quarter of all drugs used today contain active …

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How To Make Your Own First Aid Antiseptic Ointment

How To Make Your Own First Aid Antiseptic Ointment This DIY antiseptic ointment is great for treating minor cuts, scraps, abrasions and whatnot, a lot of people like to use Neosporin or other antiseptic ointments, but did you know that instead of spending $5 to $10 on ointment, you can make your own DIY antiseptic …

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20 Ways to Use Honey for Wellness and Survival

20 Ways to Use Honey for Wellness and Survival The use of honey for wellness has been well documented over several thousands of years by numerous cultures. While it is common knowledge that honey has medical purposes, and being especially tasty on top of it, most don’t know exactly how or what medicinal applications honey …

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How To Identify Spider Bites And Treat them

  How To Identify Spider Bites And Treat Them Spring/summer is here and that means spiders! I hate spiders, there are ONLY three types of potentially deadly spiders in the U.S. 1. The Brown Recluse 2. The Hobo Spider 3. The Black Widow I have already seen 6 brown recluses and it’s barley warm here …

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How To Grow Your Own Antibacterial Bandages

How To Grow Your Own Antibacterial Bandages This is truly the best plant / herb you can grow in your garden. Lamb’s ear is easy to grow, easy to transplant and has a ton of uses some of you may not know. For centuries, hunters and soldiers have used Lamb’s Ear leaves as a field …

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18 Helpful Remedies to Relieve Headache Pain & Tension

These remedies to relieve headache pain are just fantastic. Relying on man made medicine for a headache for the short term is OK, we all have pain meds, if SHTF they will go pretty darn fast. Then what? The article from everydayroots.com (in the link below) gives us 18 Helpful Remedies to Relieve Headache Pain & Tension. …

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