Category Archives: Medicine

Parasites Dealing with Infection in a Down-Grid Scenario

Parasites Dealing with Infection in a Down-Grid Scenario
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Audio in player below!

Parasites: Dealing with Infection in a Down-Grid ScenarioThis show is all about parasites, both internal and external. Be sure to listen and learn how to respond to these kinds of infections when there isn’t a doctor or a pharmacy available.

A caller to the show last week had a great question regarding skin infections caused by parasites. Parasites are a problem now while times are good. You better Continue reading Parasites Dealing with Infection in a Down-Grid Scenario

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Hygiene and sanitation, #1 in watching out for #2!

Hygiene and sanitation, #1 in watching out for #2!
Host: Sam Coffman “The Human Path”

Sam CoffmanHygiene and sanitation, how prepared are you really in regards to  and (in the worst case) coping with gasto-intestinal disease in a post-disaster environment?  The Human Path Sam Coffman discusses everything you ever wanted to know (and some things you maybe didn’t!) about purifying your water. Also, taking care of human waste, and dealing with gastro-intestinal distress, using both Continue reading Hygiene and sanitation, #1 in watching out for #2!

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Poultices and Salves

Poultices and Salves
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Audio in player below!

Poultices and SalvesHerbal poultices and salves are essential elements in your herbal first aid kit. In this episode, I will walk you through how to make both poultices and salves.

Poultices and salves are both topical applications and ideal for all sorts of injuries. Sprains, strains, headaches, abrasions, bruises, and bites can all be helped by a well-made Continue reading Poultices and Salves

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Medicine Growing Your Own!

Medicine Growing Your Own
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Audio in player below!

Medicine 800px-Rose_rosa_rugosa_pinkIt’s almost spring, and that means it’s that time of year to get planting your medicinal herb garden. The question is, what herbs are the most important herbs to grow? In this episode of Herbal Prepper Live, we will cover a wide variety of herbs for your home garden to cover a range of needs. Continue reading Medicine Growing Your Own!

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Dental Care Post-Disaster!

Dental Care Post-Disaster!
Sam Coffman “Herbal Medic

Dental Care, Post-Disaster Ankle Wrap coolThis week, I talk about dental hygiene and tooth care using unconventional (primarily herbal) approaches. First, how do you take care of tooth hygiene, cavities and gum disease in a post disaster setting? What about when there is no dentist and possibly no toothpaste, toothbrushes or other dental hygiene supplies? We talk about some of the most common issues with dental care in a post-disaster environment. Pain, discomfort Continue reading Dental Care Post-Disaster!

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Seven Essential Herbal Skills Part 2

Seven Essential Herbal Skills Part 2
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Audio in player below!

Seven Essential Herbal Skills Part 2We’re picking up where we left off last week, and covering tinctures, infused oils, salves, and poultices. Here’s the description from last week’s live show.

It’s back to basics, Herbal Prepper style! This week and next week, I’m covering essential herbal skills. Continue reading Seven Essential Herbal Skills Part 2

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