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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 plants.
Let’s look at this mystery weed and learn a little about it.
Common plantain has nothing to do with the type that you boil and fry. The only thing they have in common are large leaves.
Of course, “large” is based on the environment. One of the best ways to identify plantain is by the large spinach-like leaves that are bigger than anything else growing in your lawn.
It also puts up small stalks in the latter part of spring. You go outside right now and you will find some plantain in a parking lot or yard.
Using Common Plantain
Common plantain has a whole host of benefits associated with it.
From things like being able to heal wounds to soothing burns. You can also use a decoction of common plantain to deal with stomach upset in nearly all its forms.
From diarrhea to irritable bowel, common plantain is about the best answer you can find in the wild.
This is very important if you have taken in some water you shouldn’t have. If you don’t stop losing water through vomiting and diarrhea you are going to die in a survival situation.
Decoctions and poultice are the best versions of plantain that you can put into use. Poultice on cuts and decoctions in the body.
Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker
Do you remember the old root cellars our great-grandparents used to have? In fact, they probably built it themselves, right in their back yard.
If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then you need Easy Cellar.
Easy Cellar will show you:
- How to choose the ideal site
- Cost-effective building methods
- How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
- How to conceal your bunker
- Affordable basic life support options
Easy Cellar will also reveal how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.
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