Prepper's Natural Medicine: Life-Saving Herbs, Essential Oils and Natural Remedies for When There is No Doctor
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When disaster strikes and you lose all access to doctors, hospitals and pharmacies, natural medicine will be your family’s best hope for survival. Prepper’s Natural Medicine is the definitive guide to creating powerful home remedies for any health situation, including:
•Herbal Salve for Infections
•Poultice for Broken Bones
•Natural Ointment for Poison Ivy
•Infused Honey for Burns
•Essential Oil for Migraines
•Soothing Tea for Allergies
•Nutritional Syrup for Flu
With easy-to-read herbal charts, a breakdown of essential oils, tips for stockpiling natural medicines and step-by-step instructions for creating your own elixirs, salves and more, this book offers everything you need to keep you and your loved ones safe.
drops. The individual dose is likely to be between 30 and 60 drops. So the dose is between 5% to 10% of 1 ounce, which is then further diluted in water or juice when taken as medicine. This is about the amount of alcohol in a ripe banana. Vodka is widely available at 40% (80 proof) and 50% (100 proof). This range is appropriate for almost all dried herb tincture making. Brandy, made by distilling wine to remove some of its water content, is 50% (100 proof) alcohol, and also falls in this range.
Swish around the mouth and spit. Diarrhea, Dehydration, and DIY Oral Rehydration Salts Diarrhea can be caused by parasites, bacteria, or viruses. As well as being extremely uncomfortable, diarrhea can be dangerous because of the massive loss of fluids and nutrients. Most people recover providing they remain hydrated. In addition to the parasitic infections giardia and cryptosporidiosis, two of the most common viral infections causing diarrhea are norovirus and rotavirus. Rotavirus is still a
just a little more fiber, and about the same impact on blood glucose as processed white rice, white wheat, and other white grains. When the body breaks down the grains, processed or whole, there is very little fiber to slow down the impact on blood sugar. This doesn’t mean you should never eat grains. I have a lot of oatmeal in my food storage. Just be aware that high sugar consumption is at the root of cardiovascular disease,17 hypoglycemia, type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, candida, and
for preventing miscarriage. For a miscarriage, a decoction brings out cramp bark’s antispasmodic properties instead. Lobelia is the supreme antispasmodic. However, this also makes it a low-dose herb. Hopefully, relaxing the uterus will stop the miscarriage. Unfortunately, neither herbs nor pharmaceuticals can make any guarantee about preventing a miscarriage. POSTPARTUM CARE Assuming a normal, healthy birth has occurred, stay around to help clean up, as mom will have enough to do. When mom is
homesteading in 2008. She describes prepping as having “hundreds of practical hobbies,” like gardening, canning, and self-defense. Cat’s love of herbal medicine merged with her love of prepping, resulting in her website www.HerbalPrepper.com. Cat has been published in Prepare magazine, and she hosts the show “Herbal Prepper Live” on Prepper Broadcasting. Cat Ellis lives on the New England coast with her beekeeper husband and homeschools her children.