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We all need to be familiar with home remedies since there is a huge chance that you or someone in the home will suffer from an affliction that requires immediate attention.
Some things can be cured from home, saving you money and hassle associated with a trip to the doctor. You may find yourself in an SHTF situation in which you couldn’t get medical help if you wanted to, so it’s best to know some remedies to get you through a tough time.
Here is a list of home remedies geared toward preppers, and truly everyone can benefit from learning these treatments. From minor but annoying conditions like hiccups to more serious situations like a poisonous spider bite, knowing which home remedies to use will ensure a much better outcome than simply hoping for the best.
Even for conditions that do require professional medical attention, there are things you can do to facilitate successful treatment.
Activated Charcoal for Venomous Bites
the absorbing properties of activated charcoal are incredible. There is a reason it still finds a home in emergency rooms today. Keep this stuff around and smear it into the bit or sting site.
It will not absorb all of the venom from a serious bite however, it will certainly help.
Plantain Poultice for Wound Healing
A regularly occurring plant in your yard can be mashed into a poultice and used to expedite wound healing. We all have common plantain around. It needs only be pulverized and spread over the wound with a bandage to cover.
How about some raspberry tea. The tannins in raspberry tea are great for your digestive track. The tea will soothe it and can also help with the after effects of diarrhea. Just boil the leaves for 10 minutes and drink the tea.