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How To Fight Colds and Flu At Home

February 16, 2017

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How To Fight Colds and Flu at Home

As I type this I have three kiddos sick with a winter cold, and one just getting over it. I blame it on our recent trip to the local children’s museum. It never fails. No matter how much you sanitize their little hands, inevitably they’re going to get sick. When that little girl playing with […]

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Herbal Medicines You’ll Need When Doctors Disappear

December 8, 2016


Herbal Medicines You'll Need When Doctors Disappear

For most of us, it’s easy to take medical care for granted. Access is only a drive or helicopter ride away. For now at least. Those of us in the preparedness community know that we can’t always rely on modern infrastructure to fully function forever. At some point there are going to be disruptions, whether […]

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A Fast and Easy Way To Kill Foot Fungus Naturally

August 4, 2016


A Fast and Easy Way To Kill Foot Fungus Naturally!

Athlete’s foot is an extremely common fungal infection. I think most of us have experienced the dry, scaly, itchy, burning irritation of athlete’s foot between our toes or along the side of the foot at some point in our lives. In grade school it seemed like I had it all the time. Toenail fungus (onychomycosis) […]

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4 Powerful Plants You Can Grow To Fight Infections Naturally

August 1, 2016


4 Powerful Plants You Can Grow To Fight Infections

Long ago, before there were hospitals, doctors, and pharmaceuticals… there were plants. From the beginning of time people have used plants to heal their bodies and treat disease. The roots, stalks, leaves, seeds, bark, nuts, and sap of various trees, flowers, shrubs, and herbs have been utilized to treat everything from headaches to cancer. It […]

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Boost Your Immune System With Elderberry Syrup

October 12, 2015


Immune Boosting Elderberry Syrup

Elderberries (Sambucus canadensis) grow wild all over the eastern half of the US. When we first started homesteading, I had no idea they grew wild in my area. I ordered two varieties from an online nursery, which quickly grew into lovely small trees. Now that I know what the plant, the flowers, and the fruits […]

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Stop Bleeding Fast With This Weed

March 11, 2015


Stop Bleeding Fast With This Weed- Shepherd's Purse

I was out in the yard one beautiful May afternoon when I made an exciting discovery. It was a tall, scraggly plant towering a good foot and a half above the other weeds scattering our overgrown yard. I crouched down to get a closer look and immediately noticed the heart shaped pods growing along the […]

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