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There are many different types of herbs and healing plants that you can both eat and use as medicine. The world is opening its eyes to these power plants and learning how to use them. Growing medicine is as easy as growing anything else!
We are going to look at 5 examples that you can start growing this spring to boost your ability to respond to things like infection. All of these recommendations are easy to grow and process to be used to deal with all sorts of ailments. Each one also contains some antibacterial properties.
One of the most popular plants for healing cuts. The powerful antibacterial properties of aloe vera have gone so far that we are even drinking the stuff. This is a very cool plant to grow because it can even be grown indoors.
Maybe one of the top 3 culinary herbs that exist, oregano does double duty! It’s a powerful antibacterial and can affect wounds on the outside of the body using a poultice or affect your health internally as well. Oregano is very easy to grow but you might consider starting the seeds indoors.
Another powerful culinary herb that makes everything taste better. Thyme is another powerhouse like oregano and can be used in many of the same ways.
Sure its a pepper but its also a powerful remedy for fighting inflammation and its got its own antibacterial profile. You will find that cayenne peppers are easy to grow and very prolific. Dry some for later use and have this antibacterial powerhouse on hand at all times.
Horseradish speaks for itself. If you eat it you feel the effects of the horseradish right away. You feel it in your sinuses and you quickly become aware that this root can profoundly affect your health and body.
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.