Category: Medical

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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Essential Oils As Medical Tools

How many people out there are taking advantage of the essential oil world.

How many people out there are taking advantage of the essential oil world. The problem with essential oils is that they tend to get lumped up into other strange healing categories that are less effective. Things like crystal healing and …

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How to Get Mad Wound Care Skills

How to Get Mad Wound Care Skills - There was a time when wound care was a matter of life and death. People didn't always have Neosporin in the cabinet and a doctor one phone call away.

There was a time when wound care was a matter of life and death. People didn’t always have Neosporin in the cabinet and a doctor one phone call away. This is pretty well known but we have had it so …

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