Category Archive: First Aid

How to Suture a Wound

Suture a Wound Knowing how to suture a wound is very important, not only for SHTF situations but for daily routines like going hiking or camping where medical assistance could be a few hrs away. I know this sounds cliche but I honestly can say after watching this video that I feel confident enough to …

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How To Start An IV

How To Start An IV   I think knowing how to start an IV is so valuable I went hunting for a great article showing us how to. I hate blood and get weak when I see it but in an emergency knowing how to do this could save you or your family, so it …

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The Best Fruits and Vegetables That Fight Dehydration

The Best Fruits and Vegetables That Fight Dehydration Dehydration is a killer! I want to share this article because from a survival standpoint this is great knowledge to have because if SHTF and you have no real source of water growing these fruits and veggies could help you and your family survive long enough to …

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How To Make A Ginger Press To Relieve Pain

How To Make A Ginger Press To Relieve Pain If you are trying to be more natural and rely less on the modern pain killers this ginger press will rock your socks off. My wife is a health nut, she likes to run and exercise pretty much daily. Last week she fell and hurt her …

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Plants and Their Uses as Natural Remedies

Plants and Their Uses as Natural Remedies There are a lot of different plants that can be used as natural remedies. The first plant is chamomile. The common ailments that the chamomile can be used to treat is an upset stomach, cramps, and even the stomach flu. This is why most of the time, when …

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Preppers Need a Well Stocked Survival Medical Kit

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 go …

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Everything You Ever Need To Know About Colloidal Silver

Everything You Ever Need To Know About Colloidal Silver Colloidal Silver has been used for centuries and written out of the history books. See why and learn how making this could help you fight off viruses and disease. I have heard about Colloidal Silver and even read about it to a small extent, I have had …

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Household Medications For Pets

Household Medications For Pets If SHTF or you are hundreds of miles away from a Vet… this chart of household medications may just help your beloved pet in an emergency. I am not a Vet, I do not know if using these medications will harm your pet, so always seek advice from a trained veterinarian …

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5 Natural Sunburn Remedies to Instantly Stop Pain and Prevent Peeling

5 Natural Sunburn Remedies to Instantly Stop Pain and Prevent Peeling Check out these amazing natural sunburn remedies to instantly stop pain and prevent peeling. Natural sunburn remedies are just great to know. If you are at home and you find yourself burnt from the sun and you have no other store bought creams or …

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Amazing Home Remedies for Poison Ivy Rash

Amazing Home Remedies for Poison Ivy Rash These amazing home remedies for poison ivy rash will certainly amaze you. I have never been touched by poison ivy and I am thankful for that but a few weeks ago, my dad of 80 did and that made me frantically search for home remedies as he is …

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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 them are natural and 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 immune …

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19 Medicinal Trees

19 Medicinal Trees Check out these amazing 19 Medicinal Trees and if you find yourself in an emergency situation use mother natures natural pharmacy to help with your ailments. As this is a medical article please read our disclaimer before continuing. If you live in north America or parts of Europe there are many trees that …

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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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Fifteen Most Fabulous Herbal Sedatives

Fifteen Most Fabulous Herbal Sedatives Looking to take the edge of the stress naturally? These herbal sedatives may just be for you! A lot of us suffer from stress in our daily life! Imagine if SHTF and all of the added pressure of finding food and safety to deal with too. I found a great …

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30+ Easy To Make Nutritious Yummy Smoothie Recipes

30+ Easy To Make Nutritious Yummy Smoothie Recipes These are all easy to make, takes 5 minutes and you have all the nutrients you could imagine in one delicious smoothie. I have been making smoothies for years, I actually brought a nutri bullet for 99 bucks and have not looked back since! I wanted to share …

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