Surviving with Sprains and Broken Bones

Surviving with Sprains and Broken Bones.
When help is not on the way!

Surviving with Sprains and Broken BonesSprains and broken bones happen and they happen often. From a simple sprain to minor and compound fractures, injuries effecting mobility can be one of the lengthiest and most uncomfortable to overcome. Is it possible to treat and immobilize the injury long enough to function and allow healing until help can be found? Will you be the burden or can you still be a productive member of your group? Do you have the knowledge and the skills to overcome such an injury in a wilderness or disaster environment when there is no help?

Read more “Surviving with Sprains and Broken Bones”

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Honey and the Healing Power!

Honey and the Healing Power!
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Audio player below!

Honey and the Healing PowerHoney is truly ancient medicine. The first written reference to the medicinal use of honey is on a Sumerian tablet over 4000 years ago. Honey has been used medicinally ever since. Honey is useful for many conditions, including wounds, burns , and some of the toughest bacteria we may ever encounter. Plus, it does all of this for less than ten federal reserve notes! Read more “Honey and the Healing Power!”

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Yarrow The Battlefield Herb!

Yarrow The Battlefield Herb!
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Audio player below!

Yarrow The Battlefield HerbOn this episode of Herbal Prepper Live, we are talking about yarrow, Achillea millefolium, often called “the battlefield herb” for its ability to stop wounds from bleeding.

Yarrow is known as a wound healer for its ability to slow the flow of blood from a wound. This is seen in folk names for the herb, such as: Read more “Yarrow The Battlefield Herb!”

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Wound Care Essentials!

Wound Care Essentials
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Audio player below!

Wound Care EssentialsAre you ready to act as your own emergency medic if you needed to? Even if you have taken a first aid certification class for work, you’re not really prepared for much beyond put pressure on the wound and call 911. But, what if 911 isn’t available? Read more “Wound Care Essentials!”

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Chat with Survival Instructor Chuck Hudson

Chat with Survival Instructor Chuck Hudson
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Audio player below!

Chat with Survival Instructor Chuck HudsonHerbal Prepper Live is back live this week. We are having a “prepper chat” with our repeat guest, Chuck Hudson. Chuck is a former combat medic, former EMT-P, and survival instructor based in New Mexico. Chuck’s specialty is “ditch medicine”, working with the resources you have on hand, even in the worst of scenarios. Read more “Chat with Survival Instructor Chuck Hudson”

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Herbal First Aid Kit part 2

Herbal First Aid Kit part 2
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Audio player at bottom of this post!

Herbal First Aid Kit part 2This is a “part two” of last week’s show on first aid kits. Last week’s guest, Chuck Hudson, had a lot of great resources (as he always does) for both ready-made first aid kits, as well as how to stock up on bulk items to build multiple kits. But, we ran out of time before we got to talk about some of the herbs and herbal remedies you can make for your first aid kit. Read more “Herbal First Aid Kit part 2”

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Herbal and Conventional First Aid Kits

Herbal and Conventional First Aid Kits with Guest, Chuck Hudson
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Audio player at bottom of this post!

Herbal and Conventional First Aid KitsOn this episode of Herbal Prepper Live, I’m chatting with our good friend, Chuck Hudson, about first aid kits. We are taking a look at and talking about the best herbal and conventional supplies to have in your kit and how to use each item. Read more “Herbal and Conventional First Aid Kits”

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Herbal First Aid for Eye Health

Herbal First Aid for Eye Health
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Audio in player below!

Herbal First Aid for Eye HealthHave you given any thought to caring for your eyes and eyesight post-disaster? Good eyesight is important, but it could be critical in a down-grid or emergency situation. This episode, we will be taking a look at eye care, including:

  • Infection of the eye
  • illness (such as, diabetes)
  • Eye Injury
  • Impaired vision
  • Herbs and strategies to preserve vision and bring relief

Read more “Herbal First Aid for Eye Health”

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Could You Set Up a Post-Disaster Medical Lab?

Could You Set Up a Post-Disaster Medical Lab?
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Audio in player below!

Could You Set Up a Post-Disaster Medical LabAfter a disaster, we know to expect no grocery stores, no pharmacies, no running water, no electricity, and so on. Quite possibly, access to a hospital would be limited or non-existent too. Guess what every doctor and medical facility is dependent upon and would also be out of commission- the lab. Read more “Could You Set Up a Post-Disaster Medical Lab?”

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Delivering a Baby on Your Own During a Disaster!

Delivering a Baby on Your Own During a Disaster!

Delivering a Baby on Your Own During a DisasterGiving birth to a human life form is the privilege that nature has granted women. It is a wonderful feeling to become a mother. You feel responsible for your child and are always protective towards it. You always strive for perfection when it comes to providing your baby with what it needs.  It is the mother’s love that helps the newborn survive and thrive to become a capable human being. Read more “Delivering a Baby on Your Own During a Disaster!”

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When Help Is NOT On The Way!

When Help Is NOT On The Way
Josh “The 7 P’s of Survival

When Help Is NOT On The WayOn The 7 P’s of Survival we have Scott Finazzo and we talk about his second book “Prepper’s Survival Medicine Handbook. A Lifesaving Collection Of Emergency Procedures From U.S. Army Field Manuals”. Scott is a fellow firefighter of nearly 20 years, currently a Lieutenant with the Overland Park Fire Department (Kansas). Read more “When Help Is NOT On The Way!”

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Surviving Gangrene Post-SHTF

Surviving Gangrene Post-SHTF
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live

6-26-16 Surviving GangrenePlease join me and my guest, Emergency Preparedness Instructor, Chuck Hudson, as we talk about one of the nastiest and life threatening conditions in a post-SHTF situation- gangrene.

At one of Chuck’s recent classes, he had the opportunity to work with a woman Read more “Surviving Gangrene Post-SHTF”

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The Herbal First Aid Kit!

The Herbal First Aid Kit Simplified
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live

The Herbal First Aid Kit SimplifiedOne of my listeners emailed me a question about first aid kits, and I thought it would make for a great show topic. Jerry wanted to know how to build an easy, affordable first aid kit with herbal and natural remedies. However, it also needed to be simple enough for someone just getting started learning how to make and use herbal remedies to assemble. Well Jerry, challenge accepted.  Read more “The Herbal First Aid Kit!”

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