Health, Wellness and Survival Medicine

A Kit to Treat Trauma Before Help Arrives

A Kit to Treat Trauma Before Help Arrives

Backdoor Survival welcomes sponsor TNT First Aid with a giveaway to win one of their EMS Style first aid kits. In addition, read a review of the TNT Trauma Kit and an interview with the founder, Jeff Midgley.

How to Prep for Feminine Hygiene Needs

How to Prep for Feminine Hygiene Needs

Feminine hygiene preps are often overlooked as we pay attention to things like food, shelter,and water. Something you need once a month deserves attention, don’t you think? Find plenty of ideas and options, including many you can do yourself with very little investment.

10 Useful Medicinal Plants To Cultivate From Seeds

10 Useful Medicinal Plants To Cultivate From Seeds

The focus of this article is on medicinal herbs and plants that can be cultivated and grown from seed. Included are things to look for when purchasing seeds for emergency storage as well as medicinal uses for the 10 herbs and plants mentioned as good candidates for your seed bank.

Treating the Runs in a Survival Situation

Treating the Runs in a Survival Situation

Most of the time, diarrhea, or the runs, is an annoyance accompanied by cramps and bloating. It usually passes in a day or two at most. Severe diarrhea, however, can be dire or even deadly. In this article, learn how to treat diarrhea in a survival situation.

25 Natural Remedies For Diabetes

25 Natural Remedies For Diabetes

If the time comes when insulin and other medicine is in short supply, many will suffer. Here are 25 natural remedies for diabetes to consider stockpiling for a SHFT scenario.

7 Herbal Remedies You Should Have In Your Arsenal

7 Herbal Remedies You Should Have In Your Arsenal

With Winter right about the corner, it is time to begin to focus upon building up an arsenal of remedies to get us through the cold and flu season.  Not…

What You Need to Know About Using Old Drugs for Survival

What You Need to Know About Using Old Drugs for Survival

Are “expired” pharmaceuticals safe to use? Learn what you need to know about using old drugs for survival purposes then decide for yourself. Knowledge is power and only you can decide what is right for your and your family.

How to Create an Emergency Ammo Can First Aid Kit

How to Create an Emergency Ammo Can First Aid Kit

Have you ever found yourself rummaging around for first aid items? If so, take a look at this portable “ammo can” first aid kit and create one of your own. Perfect for emergencies or even every day use. The best part? It is portable and weighs less than 10 pounds!

Make Your Own Healing Boo-Boo Stick

Make Your Own Healing Boo-Boo Stick

Lately it seems that I can not get through the day without banging my shins against something, getting bit by an insect, burning myself while reaching into the oven, or…

23 Awesome Uses for Lemongrass Essential Oil

23 Awesome Uses for Lemongrass Essential Oil

Anyone who has used essential oils for a period of time will find that they reach for the same tried and true oils over and over again.  In my case,…

Treating Psoriasis with Essential Oils

Treating Psoriasis with Essential Oils

One day, a few years ago, I happened to notice that my husband Shelly was wearing a long-sleeved shirt on a hot summer day.  When I questioned him, he gave…

How to Deal With Open Wounds When Help is Not on the Way

How to Deal With Open Wounds When Help is Not on the Way

Sure, we can all handle basic first aid. But what about serious wounds? In this article, learn how to deal with open wounds when help is not on the way. Hint: you might be surprised.

20 Ways to Use Honey for Wellness and Survival

20 Ways to Use Honey for Wellness and Survival

Rich, golden honey. What is not to like? Just the thought of sweet, fragrant honey and honey bees makes me think of happy times.  That, coupled with its long storage…

Managing Blood Pressure With Essential Oils

Managing Blood Pressure With Essential Oils

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a silent killer that is often goes unrecognized. When my own blood pressure started to climb, I knew I had to take action. With the blessing of my physician, I came up with an essential oil protocol that has worked for me. With this salve, you may be able to manage and treat high blood pressure.

DIY Healing Vapor Rub for Coughs & Congestion

DIY Healing Vapor Rub for Coughs & Congestion

A nasty cough and congestion can take you down in a flash. Learn to make your own DIY healing vapor rub. It comes together quickly and it really does work!

6 More Uncommon First Aid Items

6 More Uncommon First Aid Items

When it comes to first aid, often the more obscure items are the most useful. Here are 6 uncommon first aid items that you may not have thought of.