Category Archives: First Aid

Medical Prepping Needs with Skinny Medic

Medical Prepping Needs with Special Guest Skinny Medic!
Forrest and Kyle “The Prepping Academy

Medical Prepping Needs with Skinny MedicWhen it comes to prepping there are a lot of unknowns. Almost always Preppers tend to be known as self sufficient. What are the things you can’t prepare for on your own? Self analyzing is just as important as evaluating the existential threats we see everyday around us. So for a moment ask yourself a few real questions. Can you treat a bullet wound? Apply a tourniquet? Treat an infection? Do you know how to Continue reading Medical Prepping Needs with Skinny Medic

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Head Wound & Concussion Care

Head Wound & Concussion Care!
Host: Dr Bones & Nurse Amy “Survival Medicine Hour”

Head Wound  gash 001In this episode of the Doom and Bloom(tm) join Dr. Bones and T. D. Bird, the African Gray Parrot (T. D. stands for “That Darn”) as he discusses head wound injuries and some new research on concussions, the open head wound, and issues related to gastric reflux. Also, the FDA does an about-face Continue reading Head Wound & Concussion Care

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Bleeding, tips to control in emergency!

Bleeding, tips to control in emergency!

Bleeding Screen-Shot-2015-02-12-at-19.30.52-332x205Just recently I had the misfortune of accidentally cutting a deep wound in my hand. It was severe enough that I should have gone into the doctor and I still may. I know from experience that properly taken care of it would require several stitches. It is a clean wound so instead I let it bleed a little, then I worked with what I had on hand, Continue reading Bleeding, tips to control in emergency!

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Herbal First Aid Kit- Part Three

Herbal First Aid Kit- Part Three
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live

Herbal First Aid Kit- Part ThreeTonight wraps up this series on herbal first aid kits. Here, the focus will be on topical applications, such as salves, powders, and washes. The types of injuries these help tend to be cuts and lacerations, skin infections, wound care, and eye care. Plus, we will also talk about appropriate containers for your herbal remedies so you don’t end up with lots of leaking and broken glass in your kit. Continue reading Herbal First Aid Kit- Part Three

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Herbal First Aid Kits Pt2

How To Build Your Herbal First Aid Kits Part 2
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live

Herbal First Aid Kits Pt2 horsetail-close-up-PDWe are going to pick up exactly where we left off last week talking about herbal first aid, first aid kits, and how to build such a kit. I had just started discussing tinctures, so we will recap the single tinctures I like to have on hand, and then get into the various tincture blends that I put together for the latest incarnation of my herbal first aid kit. Plus, we will talk about how to store and carry these tinctures so they won’t break in your kit and spill everywhere. Continue reading Herbal First Aid Kits Pt2

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Building the Herbal First Aid Kit!

How To Build An Herbal First Aid Kit
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live

How To Build An Herbal First Aid KitA prepper’s first aid kit is a basic kit that’s often found in a bug out bag or stashed in the car. There may be a larger kit in the house. Sure, you can build a quality kit with a visit to your local pharmacy. But, what if that local pharmacy weren’t there? If we have had a societal collapse, and you run out of your bottle of ibuprofen, clotting agent, or tube of triple antibiotic ointment after just the first month, how will you resupply when there is no pharmacy? Continue reading Building the Herbal First Aid Kit!

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