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Pine trees are found pretty much in every state and every country in the northern hemisphere. They can provide you with a delicious and very nutrient drink in the form of pine needle tea. Did you also know that the sap it produces can help in survival too?
Harvesting fresh resin can become a sticky situation. The fresher the glob, the more sticky and pliable. Check out the 16 ways pine sap could help you out of a sticky situation, no pun intended. I would recommend when collecting sap use an old knife because it can stick to your knife Let me know if you have any other uses too.
Bonus: How to Make Pemmican, the Original Survival Food
Invented by the natives of North America pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers.
Native Americans spent a great deal of time on the go and depended on having portable, high-energy, highly nutritious, and filling foods that would last for long periods of time without refrigeration.
Pemmican is a portable, long-lasting, high-energy food. It's made of lean, dried meat that's crushed into powder and mixed with hot, rendered fat. This makes it one of the ultimate foods to have stockpiled for when SHTF or disaster strikes.
People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how folks 150 years ago did it.
These guys were the last generation to practice basic things, for a living, that we call "survival skills" now.