Category: Medical

Wild Edible and Herbal Plants: Cattails

Wild Edible and Herbal Plants: Cattails - Getting to know your wild edibles is not just about survival. Its about understanding the world around you. What kind of person spends their whole life surrounded by things that are as alien to them as plants from another planet.

The cattail is probably the easiest wild edible to spot and is the most referenced in paintings and pictures. It is also one of the best sources of food around a water body. For me, there is nothing better than …

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Growing and Foraging Elderberries for Preventive Medicine and Food

July through October is elderberry harvesting time, depending of course on your zone. Called a bush, that's actually a tree and yet in the honeysuckle family, elderberries can grow in most areas of the US and Canada.

July through October is elderberry harvesting time, depending of course on your zone. Called a bush, that’s actually a tree and yet in the honeysuckle family, elderberries can grow in most areas of the US and Canada. Start looking for …

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Growing Elderberries for Preventive Medicine, Food, Tea and Wine

July through October is elderberry harvesting time, depending of course on your zone. Called a bush, that's actually a tree and yet in the honeysuckle family, elderberries can grow in most areas of the US and Canada.

July through October is elderberry harvesting time, depending of course on your zone. Called a bush, that’s actually a tree and yet in the honeysuckle family (!!), elderberries can grow in most areas of the US and Canada. Before we dive …

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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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This Little Weed is One of the Most Useful Medicines on the Planet

This Little Weed is One of the Most Useful Medicines on the Planet - This weed is one of about 100 plants that clean and correct impure conditions of the blood and the eliminative tissues and organs.

Do you know that you are surrounded by wild medicines? There are little weeds all around us that can both feed us and heal us. The problem is that most people don’t take the time to get to know these …

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Essential Oil Sore Muscle Rub Homemade Recipe

Essential oils are powerful. They can be powerful in bad ways but for the most part they do a great job at creating answers outside of a medicine cabinet. Its an amazing thing.

Essential oils are powerful. They can be powerful in bad ways but for the most part they do a great job at creating answers outside of a medicine cabinet. Its an amazing thing. For many people they just don’t appreciated …

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Ancient Survival Medicine That We Lost To History

Ancient Survival Medicine That We Lost To History — As a huge proponent of health and wellness I can truly appreciate this great article on ancient survival medicine. Now, when you hear the word medicine I know you think of something that must be consumed.

As a huge proponent of health and wellness, I can truly appreciate this great article on ancient survival medicine. Now, when you hear the word medicine I know you think of something that must be consumed. You think of something you …

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The Plantain Poultice for Healing Wounds

The big world of healing plants and trees is a lot for people to take in.

The big world of healing plants and trees is a lot for people to take in. Learning which plants do what is the easy part. After you can identify those plants then you need to practice using them. This is …

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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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The Fourth “B”

The Fourth B — There are some things humanity just cannot kick. Drinking, smoking, Dancing with the Stars and McDonalds just to name a few. In a SHTF scenario you might think that sex would be the last thing on your mind

There are some things humanity just cannot kick. Drinking, smoking, Dancing with the Stars and McDonald’s just to name a few. In an SHTF scenario, you might think that sex would be the last thing on your mind. Well, if …

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