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?

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Digestion System and Complaints Part II

Digestion System and Complaints Part II
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Audio player below!

Digestion System and Complaints Part IIThis episode continues our series on the digestive system with a look at some viral and parasitic infections which are currently both common and generally easy to survive. However, in a post disaster scenario, could become far more serious. We will also discuss one more bacterial infection that will become a far more common, serious threat- cholera. Read more “Digestion System and Complaints Part II”

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Digestion Complaints and Natural Remedies

Digestion Complaints and Natural Remedies

Digestion Complaints and Natural RemediesListen in to The Herbal Prepper in player below for the first of a two-part series on herbs and other natural remedies for the digestion system. Part One will cover infections, while next week’s episode will cover chronic complaints.

E-coli, salmonella, rotovirus, norovirus, giardia, botulism- nothing stops you in your tracks quite like a stomach bug. The severe cramping, dehyration, and worse is nothing to take lightly. Even a mild case can cause you to stay at home near a bathroom! A severe case is potentially fatal.
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Medicinal Honey & St. John’s Wort

Medicinal Honey & St. John’s Wort
Host: Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live”

Medicinal Honey & St. John’s WortContinuing with our show from last week on medicinal honey and it’s wonderful medicinal properties, this week I will share with you some of my most favorite honey-based remedies. Learn how to use herbs to enhance honey for burn care, wound care, make homemade gummy candies, and medicinal syrups.

The rest of the show is going to cover the many wonderful properties of St. John’s Wort, Hypericum perforatum . It’s like a medicine chest all in one little yellow flower. While it is often pigeon-holed as a mood enhancer, St. John’s Wort also has actions on the respiratory and muscular systems, as well as antiviral and analgesic properties. Read more “Medicinal Honey & St. John’s Wort”

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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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Lyme Disease Part 3

Lyme Disease Part 3
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Audio player below!

Lyme Disease Part 3Lyme disease, aka borreliosis, causes a range of symptoms and can lead to life-threatening conditions. Common Lyme symptoms include fatigue, joint pain, fibromyalgia-like pain, trouble sleeping, and difficulty with focus and memory. Left untreated, which is common, Lyme can move deep into the body, into the central nervous system, heart, and eyes. Read more “Lyme Disease Part 3”

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Lyme Disease and plant medicine relief

Lyme Disease and plant medicine relief
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Audio player below!

Lyme Disease and plant medicine reliefThis episode of Herbal Prepper Live starts a series of shows on Lyme disease. Lyme is a devastating disease that is spread by ticks. While Lyme was first noted in Lyme, CT and has plagued New England states for decades, Lyme is now present in ticks all across the US.

Lyme disease, aka borreliosis, causes a range of symptoms and can lead to life-threatening conditions. Common Lyme symptoms include fatigue, joint pain, fibromyalgia-like pain, trouble sleeping, Read more “Lyme Disease and plant medicine relief”

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A Chat with Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy

A Chat with Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Audio player below!

A Chat with Dr. Bones and Nurse AmyBe sure to tune in for this episode of Herbal Prepper Live where my guests will be none other than the leaders of the Medical Preparedness field themselves, Joe Alton, M.D. (Dr. Bones) and Amy Alton, A.R.N.P. (Nurse Amy), authors of The Survival Medicine Handbook and hosts of the popular podcast, The Doom and Bloom ™ Survival Medicine Hour.

The need to be prepared for pandemic disease, first aid emergencies, and for the everyday aches and pains in a post-disaster situation is an important part of a well-rounded preparedness plan. Read more “A Chat with Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy”

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Mental Health When the Med’s Run Out

Mental Health When the Med’s Run Out!
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper REWIND” Audio player below!

Mental Health When the Med's Run OutCould you manage depression, anxiety, ADHD, or bi-polar disorder after a disaster?

You probably know someone close to you with one of the conditions listed above, because a significant percentage of Americans are on anti-psychotic prescriptions. These drugs are linked to dangerous side effects, like thoughts of suicide, hallucinations, and violent behavior. Read more “Mental Health When the Med’s Run Out”

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The values in intricacies of Spikenard

The values in intricacies of Spikenard
Lynna… “A Preppers Path” Audio player provided below!

The values in intricacies of SpikenardA brownie point for the first one to know what spikenard is! Ahhh the history of names and changes, for those of us in modern times Spikenard is none other than Lavender. That sweet but not too sweet aromatic herb that many either love or hate. Personally hate seems a bit strong and actually I’ve found many more who enjoy it’s distinct scent than don’t. The history of Lavender goes back some 2500 years and was even found in the Tomb of King Tut, believe it or not the aroma still faintly lingered. Read more “The values in intricacies of Spikenard”

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Early Spring Foraging with Cat the Herbal Prepper!

Early Spring Foraging
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Audio player below!

Early Spring ForagingThis episode on Herbal Prepper Live, we’re talking about early spring foraging. It may not feel it outside yet, but spring is just around the corner. Soon, there will be the first green shoots and tender new roots which will be ready for the picking.

Wild Food and Medicine Read more “Early Spring Foraging with Cat the Herbal Prepper!”

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Discovering or Rediscovering Herbs part 2!

Discovering or Rediscovering Herbs part 2!
Lynna… “A Preppers Path” Audio player provided!

Discovering or Rediscovering Herbs part 2The world without herbs would be sadly lacking. Their versatile uses make them an intrinsic part of everyday life. Last week in part one we looked at a little bit of history finding that the herb has assisted mankind since prehistoric times, we talked about the varied uses in the kitchen the medicine cabinet and religion. On this show A Preppers Path gets a little more personal as we look at some individual herbs and how we as Preppers can incorporate them into our lives of Peace Power & Prosperity! Read more “Discovering or Rediscovering Herbs part 2!”

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Surviving the Flu with Herbs!

Surviving the Flu with Herbs
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Audio player below!

Surviving the Flu with HerbsNeed an herbal survival guide for the flu? Herbal Prepper Live has you covered. This week’s show is all about influenza, the H3N2 strain, and herbal remedies for the flu.

This episode covers: Read more “Surviving the Flu with Herbs!”

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