Posts in category Medical

Cure Your Cold Using What Nature Prov...

  1.  Garlic Tea  Garlic tea might not sound that tasty but I assure you it’s not that bad and it is definitely worth it. Garlic has been found to have antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal activity which is very helpful when trying to fight something off. Eating a whole clove of garlic would also help but […]

Shock and how to deal with it

Any injured person can go into shock.  Shock is a life threatening condition that usually results from severe physiological stress and the lack of sufficient blood flow. Shock starts out in stage one: compensated shock.  During this stage the brain is realizing that something is wrong with the body and beings to route blood to […]

Treating Fractures in the Wild

Treating Fractures in the Wild

Types of Fractures and Broken Bones There are basically two types of fractures: open and closed. With an open (or compound) fracture, the bone protrudes through the skin and complicates the actual fracture with an open wound. Any bone protruding from the wound should be cleaned with an antiseptic and kept moist. You should splint […]

Sprains

The accidental tearing or stretching of a tendon or ligament (tissues that connect bones at the joint) causes sprains. The signs and symptoms are pain, swelling, tenderness, and discoloration (black and blue).  You may feel a pop or tear when a sprain occurs.   When treating sprains, you should follow the letters in RICE as […]

Willow Bark Aspirin

Knowing plants and there medicinal properties is an excellent skill to have. For instance willow bark acts a lot like aspirin, so it can be used to relieve pain and even fevers. You can use the bark from several varieties of the willow tree, including white willow, european willow, black willow, pussy willow, crack willow, purple […]

Using The Correct Tree As Medicine

  Many common North American trees can be used as medicine. Their advantage over medicinal herbs is that tree medicines can be used year round. In fact, trees make amoung the most versatile medicine you will find. In early spring and summer the leaves of trees are useful healing agents. In fall and winter, the […]

DIY Natural Poison Ivy Treatment

If you have ever had poison ivy then I don’t have to tell you how uncomfortable it is. First I would like to go over how the rash is contracted then offer you a simple home remedy for poison ivy treatment. I can only speak for poison ivy as this is the only one I have had. […]

5 Medicinal Herbs For Your Bug Out Ba...

Medicinal herbs are among the most useful items for preppers. First aid and health care are among the most essential needs for human survival. But what if you couldn’t run to the store for your supplies any longer? I rely pretty heavily on my medicine cabinet to help me deal with everyday aches, pains, and everything […]

Deadly Plants To Avoid

Here are three reasons to read this post… If you spend some time in the wild or if you have a garden, or you’ll want to Bug Out when the day comes, you’ll definitely want to know what to avoid. If you’re raising farm animals… they are always in danger of eating and dying because some of […]

Make Penicillin at Home

How to Make Penicillin at Home One of the risks most of us will face after the collapse will be an almost total lack of medications. Many of us will sicken and die over things that wouldn’t have even been considered serious before SHTF. After having read this article you learn how to make Penicillin […]