Health, Wellness and Survival Medicine

Alton’s Antibiotics and Infectious Disease: The Layman’s Guide to Available Antibiotics in Austere Settings

Alton’s Antibiotics and Infectious Disease: The Layman’s Guide to Available Antibiotics in Austere Settings

Years ago, we began writing about medical preparedness as it relates to major disasters. If a catastrophe takes society to the brink, every family needs someone to step up and…

Introduction to Essential Oils for the Outdoors

Introduction to Essential Oils for the Outdoors

Essential oils have become very popular because they can be used for a variety of purposes. For anyone that enjoys the outdoors, goes hiking and camping, or spends the weekend…

The Amazing Elderberry: Health Benefits, Uses & Current Scarcity

The Amazing Elderberry: Health Benefits, Uses & Current Scarcity

SAMBUCCUS NIGRA One of the best natural herbal medicines, used to blast those twin winter health threats of cold and flu, is the common Black Elderberry, Sambucus nigra. Hippocrates’ “Medicine…

The Grumpy Prepper’s Guide To Surviving The Holidays

The Grumpy Prepper’s Guide To Surviving The Holidays

I will come right out and say that I am a bit of a humbug when it comes to holidays. It pretty much just reminds me of what a messed…

Easy Meals with Canned Meat – Focaccia Bread

Easy Meals with Canned Meat – Focaccia Bread

Using quality canned meat can save a lot of time when cooking meals. In emergency situations, meal preparation needs to be quick and easy, which is why so many of…

3 Tricks To Speed Up Meal Prep On a Daily Basis

3 Tricks To Speed Up Meal Prep On a Daily Basis

Around here there is a lot of work that needs to get done in a day. I don’t always have the luxury of standing over a stove to cook meals….

Avoiding and Treating Hypothermia and Frostbite

Avoiding and Treating Hypothermia and Frostbite

Cold weather is already a part of life in many parts of the country. Even here in the Southeast, we are experiencing colder temps that have led to us closing…

Indian Tacos the Prepper Way

Indian Tacos the Prepper Way

Every summer I make my way to several of the native Pow Wows in my area to enjoy the culture and the Indian Tacos. What I find exciting about native…

Prepper Fitness for Self Defense: Training for Survival

Prepper Fitness for Self Defense: Training for Survival

Now, more than ever, preppers are seeing the advantage of improving physical fitness. For a long time, it was just the opposite. People were much more inclined to talk about…

Post-SHTF Uses for Wild Psychoactive Plants and Mushrooms

Post-SHTF Uses for Wild Psychoactive Plants and Mushrooms

Disclaimer: Harvesting and ingesting plants with psychoactive properties is illegal, carrying severe criminal penalties. This article only puts forth hypothetical situations and ideas where, in a post-SHTF situation where law…

Prepping For Fall: Best Essential Oil Recipes to Try This Fall

Prepping For Fall: Best Essential Oil Recipes to Try This Fall

Tree leaves changing color, sun losing its strength; the sound of migrating birds and the smell of pumpkin spice roughly capture the ambiance of the fall. The look and the…

Prepping In The City And Small Towns: Some Tips For Urban Preparedness

Prepping In The City And Small Towns: Some Tips For Urban Preparedness

I have to say that my background has always been rural. Urban prepping is a topic that I have chosen to explore because I know that there is a lot…

3 Great Stew Recipes to Use with Canned Meat and Pork

3 Great Stew Recipes to Use with Canned Meat and Pork

Fall is soup and stew season and soups and stews are a great way to use up the last of the summer harvest vegetables and to begin using the produce…

Become More Medically Self-Reliant: Put Essential Oils to Work for You

Become More Medically Self-Reliant: Put Essential Oils to Work for You

When people first purchase essential oils they are excited to use them and to discover their benefits but sadly, a good percentage of those purchasers fail to move ahead and…

Winter Clothing Preparation For The Whole Family

Winter Clothing Preparation For The Whole Family

It’s starting to get a bit chillier outside. Stepping out in the morning on our mountain shows that Fall is firmly in place and frosts are going to start falling….

The 5 Best Wild Mushrooms for Superfood Smoothies!

The 5 Best Wild Mushrooms for Superfood Smoothies!

Finally, the power of wild mushrooms has reached the mainstream. Let me start by saying, with an admitted tinge of anti-consumerist bitterness, that “superfood” is a meaningless marketing term used…