Health, Wellness and Survival Medicine

ZipStitch Review: The Perfect Tool for the Right Injury

ZipStitch Review: The Perfect Tool for the Right Injury

It’s important for preppers to learn to deal with injuries that are more than your average scrape. You should be prepared to provide yourself or your loved ones medical care…

When The Meds Run Out: Dealing with a society in withdrawal and finding alternatives to popular medications now & for SHTF

When The Meds Run Out: Dealing with a society in withdrawal and finding alternatives to popular medications now & for SHTF

HEALTH DISCLAIMER This blog post provides general information and discussions about health and related subjects. The information and other content provided in this blog post, or in any linked materials,…

Top 4 Medicinal Mushroom Powerhouses

Top 4 Medicinal Mushroom Powerhouses

For thousands of years, people around the world have relied on mushrooms for nutritious food and powerful medicine. Thankfully, they figured out which mushrooms are beneficial to humans and which…

Garlic: A Powerfully Effective Herbal Remedy You Don’t Want to be Without

Garlic: A Powerfully Effective Herbal Remedy You Don’t Want to be Without

We all know that there are medicinal herbs that can be used at home to take care of medical challenges which will occur with some regularity in our lives. We’re…

Treating Medieval Diseases In Modern Times

Treating Medieval Diseases In Modern Times

Many of you read my post on the state of America’s cities. I mentioned that diseases that were thought to be eradicated or very rare, are occurring more often. There…

Nutritional Deficiency Prevention and Treatment During Hard Times

Nutritional Deficiency Prevention and Treatment During Hard Times

During an extended emergency or SHTF scenario, nutritional deficiencies will become more common. During the Great Depression, a lot of people suffered due to diet. This post will discuss some…

All About Hair For SHTF: Lice, Ticks, Mange, and More

All About Hair For SHTF: Lice, Ticks, Mange, and More

I know that a lot of people couldn’t care less about hair most of the time and most of the time that is okay but during a long emergency, hair hygiene becomes more of an issue due to the increased levels of nasty stuff like lice, ticks, and mange.

Sex, Birth Control, and Beyond For SHTF

Sex, Birth Control, and Beyond For SHTF

Sometimes it seems like people just assume that things like reproduction just stop being a concern during an emergency. The truth is far from that. This post may be off-putting…

Identifying Poisonous Plants and Mushrooms In America & Treating Poisoning

Identifying Poisonous Plants and Mushrooms In America & Treating Poisoning

Just as it is important to know about edibles in your area, it is also very important to know what things are poisonous where you live. Sometimes edible and poisonous…

The Best Foraging Books Worth Reading

The Best Foraging Books Worth Reading

Editor’s Note: This resource has been revised and updated for 2019. Foraging has been growing more popular over the last few years, so there have been plenty of foraging books published….

Tips for Natural DIY Cleaning Products

Tips for Natural DIY Cleaning Products

Editor’s Note: This resource has been revised and updated for 2019. We can have budget-friendly, naturally safe household products by preparing them ourselves with items we already have around the house….

Water Storage For The Home And The Homestead

Water Storage For The Home And The Homestead

If you are fortunate enough to have a well or some other stable, reliable source of off-grid water, you probably can stop reading. Or should you? When it comes to…

Acute Mountain Sickness: Signs, Prevention and Treatment

Acute Mountain Sickness: Signs, Prevention and Treatment

Editor’s Note: This resource has been revised and updated for 2019 best practices. The journal PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences) reports that 33.5% of the population lives…

Foot and Shoe Care Kit For SHTF

Foot and Shoe Care Kit For SHTF

Footcare is not something you can overlook for long during an SHTF situation without running into trouble. Taking care of your feet can be harder to do during a major…

22 Practical Uses and Benefits of Clove Essential Oil

22 Practical Uses and Benefits of Clove Essential Oil

When you hear the word clove, you probably think about the little bottle on your spice rack or a flower. There are many important uses for cloves beyond its appearance…

A Review of the Zipstitch System For Small Lacerations

A Review of the Zipstitch System For Small Lacerations

No matter how careful you are, there may come a time when you find yourself or someone close to you in a situation where they get a laceration that needs…