Powerful Plant Remedies You Can Use Today

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Knowing the properties of plants growing in your backyard (or along the backcountry trails) can prove to be very important to your family’s well being. Today we’ll look at some powerful plant remedies that have been used for ages and are proven winners.

Medicinal herbs

There are many different plants that can be used as natural remedies. Here are a few of the more potent medicinal plants you’re likely to find in the wild – or even someone’s backyard – that can help with minor injuries, scrapes, bites, and pains.

As always, talk to a medical professional and read my disclaimer.


Books  About Plant Remedies

Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine: 550 Herbs and Remedies for Common Ailments550 Herbs and Remedies for Common AilmentsEncyclopedia of Herbal Medicine: 550 Herbs and Remedies for Common AilmentsRosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide: 33 Healing Herbs to Know, Grow, and UseA Beginner’s Guide: 33 Healing Herbs to Know, Grow, and UseRosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide: 33 Healing Herbs to Know, Grow, and UseHerbal Medicine Natural Remedies: 150 Herbal Remedies to Heal Common Ailments150 Herbal Remedies to Heal Common AilmentsHerbal Medicine Natural Remedies: 150 Herbal Remedies to Heal Common Ailments

5 Medicinal Plants Every Prepper Needs To Stock


Dried chamomile flowers

This great little plant has antimicrobial properties and can be used to treat minor infections.  Other common ailments that can be alleviated by  chamomile are:

  • upset stomach
  • cramps
  • the stomach flu

It’s well known that if you suffer from stomach issues, drinking chamomile tea will calm and settle your stomach.

The chamomile can also be used for menstrual cramps and help a person to fall asleep.

White Echinacea

White echinacea flowers

White echinacea is going to help your immune system. that in turn helps you fight off the flu, colds, bronchitis, and a variety of infections.

This is because echinacea increases the activity of your white blood cells. And that will raise your level of interferon, and stimulate your blood cells.

Most of the time, the white echinacea is going to be able to stop a cold dead in its tracks.


Gingko flowers - yellow

Gingko can be used to improve memory and circulation. It helps circulation by dilating the blood vessels.

Gingko can also help to strengthen some of the vessels in the brain and promote the action of the neurotransmitters in the brain.


Hands holding Ginseng roots

Tired and stressed out? Taking a Ginseng supplement (or drinking some ginseng tea) will help your body perk up and handle stress a lot easier.  

A cup of ginseng tea can also help:

  • reduce fever from the flu
  • boost immunity so the body can fight a seasonal cold and the flu

St. John’s Wort

St. John's Wort flowers

Mostly used for its antidepressant qualities, St. John’s Wort can also be used for insomnia and to help heal some wounds.

Simple Plant Remedies You Should Know About

If you want to keep your family healthy through hard times, you must learn about simple plant remedies. You'll be surprised how beneficial are many of the herbs and plants you can find in your backyard or long your daily walk.



Give plant remedies a place in your home pharmacy. Learn how to use simple things from your pantry and around the house to enhance your well-being.  You’ll be so glad you took the time to educate yourself!  And your family will be safer because you did.

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Bonus: How to Make Pemmican, the Original Survival Food

Invented by the natives of North America pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers.

Native Americans spent a great deal of time on the go and depended on having portable, high-energy, highly nutritious, and filling foods that would last for long periods of time without refrigeration.

Pemmican is a portable, long-lasting, high-energy food. It's made of lean, dried meat that's crushed into powder and mixed with hot, rendered fat. This makes it one of the ultimate foods to have stockpiled for when SHTF or disaster strikes.

Learn How to Make Pemmican

How To Make Pemmican: The Original Survival Food - If you're living through a disaster where you're on your feet a lot and don't have time to cook, one of the best foods you can eat is pemmican. It's packed full of fat and protein and can give you lots of steady energy throughout the day.

People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how folks 150 years ago did it.

These guys were the last generation to practice basic things, for a living, that we call "survival skills" now.

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