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There’s an old joke that when the SHTF, toilet paper will be worth its weight in gold. That might sound like a silly exaggeration, but it’s not far from the truth. Toilet paper is so cheap and plentiful that people tend to take it for granted, but the moment they run out, getting more becomes a top priority.
This isn’t just true of toilet paper. There are lots of cheap items that we take for granted every day. Things like soap, toothpaste, Lysol, trash bags, painkillers, feminine hygiene products, and hundreds of other little things will become incredibly valuable if the economy collapses.
If you’re stockpiling for a doomsday scenario, don’t forget to stock up on all these little things. Not only will you need them for yourself, you can use them for bartering if money becomes worthless or too hard to come by. Here’s a list of 25 items that could be worth their weight in gold someday.
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.