Category: First Aid

Three Types of Booze All Prepper’s Should Stockpile

Which Booze is Best for a Prepper Stockpile?

Do you stockpile alcohol in case of an SHTF/TEOTWAWKI situation? If you do, which kinds of booze are you stockpiling? It’s safe to say that not every kind of alcohol is ideal for a long-term stockpile. While this is true, …

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Improvised Household First Aid – 3 Essentials

Improvised Household First Aid – 5 Essentials — First aid is a massive factor in surviving any disaster. The moment you are cut off from normal emergency services you have to have answers.

First aid is a massive factor in surviving any disaster. The moment you are cut off from normal emergency services you have to have answers. The first aid kit is also important in daily life as well. If you have …

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The Different Types of First Aid Kits

The Different Types of First Aid Kits - The author does a great job at creating lists of different types of kits that can be made and bought. There is also an entire podcast included on the subject as well.

The power of a serious first aid kit can be unparalleled in a survival situation. Even something as simple as a hurricane. When you see floods and winds take out power and drop trees in your neighborhood having a first …

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The 6 Pillars of Preparedness

The 6 Pillars of Preparedness - There are 6 pillars that everyone should have considered and made plans for when it comes to being ready for a disaster situation. The people over at BackdoorSurvival.com have put together a fantastic article that details out these pillars.

When it comes to prepping, you need to start from the ground and work your way up. Rare is the person who can just go to the store and buy all they need in one shot! Even if you were …

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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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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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