Category: First Aid

Comfrey The Knit Bone Herb

Comfrey The Knit Bone Herb — If you have no access to a doctor or in a SHTF situation, Comfrey has been known to heal bones and double cell regeneration.

Doctor’s and nurses are hard to come by in an SHTF situation. They go into hiding because they have the skills but not the resources to heal or help. That puts them in a really bad situation.  In America, many …

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List of ‘Collapse’ Medical Supplies

List of ‘Collapse’ Medical Supplies — Over at modernsurvivalblog.com Dr.Bones has a list of Collapse medical supplies with natural remedies included (we should have these as back-ups or for first use supplies to save commercially made items!).

Your child is bleeding. The wound is somewhere in the upper arm.  Is it an arterial bleed? How do you stop it? Can you imagine being in this type of situation where there are no doctors or 911? Would you …

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Maximizing Your Immune System

Maximizing Your Immune System — Flu season is upon us. For centuries people did not have antibiotics or hospitals to count on when they became ill. How do you keep your immune system healthy and functioning to minimize illness?

Boosting immunity is a big deal. It’s not as much a trial as it sounds. However, it can bring on a lot of benefits.  If you follow these steps you will also be able to boost your immune system naturally. …

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The Rise of Superbugs

The Rise of Superbugs — Antibiotics will be important to have stockpiled when SHTF, but to protect your immune system they should be used conservatively, otherwise we become dependent on this medication.

The United States eradicated a number of diseases within its borders. Things like measles, mumps, and tuberculosis were all but extinct in this nation.  Much of this has to do with a tremendous push towards vaccination and the science behind …

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An Essential Prep: Fish Antibiotics

An Essential Prep: Fish Antibiotics - There's a lot of information out there about storing fish antibiotics for survival stockpiles but how much of it is really true? Can you really get the same antibiotics that are prescribed without getting an actual prescription?

At SHTF Preparedness, we are not medical professionals, we do not staff any or have any writers who are either. We can not give legitimate medical advice or diagnose anything. We are going to talk about fish antibiotics and the …

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How To Grow Your Own Antibacterial Bandages

How To Grow Your Own Antibacterial Bandages — The whole plant is medicinal as an alternative, antibacterial, antipyretic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, diuretic, febrifuge, hypotensive, stomachic, styptic, tonic, vermifuge and vulnerary. A cold water infusion of the freshly chopped or dried and powdered leaves makes a refreshing beverage, while a weak infusion of the plant can be used as a medicinal eye wash for sties and pinkeye

The title of this article might sound like a serious claim. You might even wonder if its clickbait. The truth is you can grow one powerful little plant that will double as an absorbent and antibacterial bandage.  There is a …

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When Does a Flu Become a Pandemic?

When Does a Flu Become a Pandemic? - Flu strains are predicted before the annual season not just for vaccination purposes, but for tracking purposes as well. It is a dice roll, since there is no way to be sure what strain of seasonal flu is around the corner, but it is at least a loaded dice roll: like predicting the weather. The accuracy rate is between 40-60% according to the CDC, and then it has varying effectiveness based on the type of flu strain.

Seasonal flu and pandemic flu are two completely different beasts. There are plenty of factors to consider when identifying a pandemic. Luckily, these factors are tracked by several agencies that can give some advanced warning. Unluckily, our growing urban populations …

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Imodium’s Survival Applications: Why Carry It Everywhere

Imodium’s Survival Applications: Why Carry It Everywhere - It's one of those medications that would make absolutely perfect sense to have on you in case of any SHTF or emergency situation.

Image Credit: morethanjustsurviving.com Ever heard of Imodium? It’s an anti-diarrhea medication that I happen to think you should carry absolutely everywhere. In fact, it’s something that I do carry every single day – no matter where I am or where …

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Medicinal Uses of Usnea, Old Man’s Beard

Medicinal Uses of Usnea, Old Man's Beard - Usnea has long been used therapeutically in many traditional systems including Chinese, European and Native American herbal medicine. One of the most important therapeutically active components in usnea is usnic acid, which has potent antibiotic properties.

Usnea has long been used therapeutically in many traditional systems including Chinese, European and Native American herbal medicine. One of the most important therapeutically active components in usnea is usnic acid, which has potent antibiotic properties. Click the link below …

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10 Unconventional Uses for Honey

10 Unconventional Uses for Honey - Honey is mostly used to put on things like toast or cereal but did you know that it goes much deeper than a yummy taste. Check out this great list of 10 unconventional uses for honey.

Ah, Honey… food for kings. I love honey and so have every nation, every era and every man and woman on earth since time began! Honey is mostly used to put on things like toast or cereal but did you …

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