Tag: antibiotics

Fighting Infections with Herbs

Fighting Infections with Herbs Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Audio in player below! During last “Ask Cat” episode, we had a question regarding infections of the blood. It has been a while since I did a show just on infections, so that’s what this week’s show is all about. Bacterial infections are getting more difficult …

Surviving MRSA

Surviving MRSA Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Methicillin-resistant Staphloccocus aureas (MRSA) is a muti-drug resistant bacteria which causes a range infections of infections, including skin infections, pneumonia, and bloodstream infections. is in every hospital, in every community, and in the food supply. At best, it causes large, painful boils that leave gaping wounds when drained. …

Severe Burn Care When There’s No Doctor!

Severe Burn Care When There’s No Doctor! Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Last week, we talked about first degree burns, specifically sunburns, which are common this time of year, and some simple natural remedies to address them. But, what happens if you accidentally spill a pot of boiling water on yourself or fall into a …

Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Host: Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Could drug-resistant tuberculosis be the next great pandemic? Most people think of tuberculosis as being a long-gone disease, a throwback to the Colonial or Medieval Eras. Also known as “consumption”, tuberculosis is thought of as something modern medicine has eliminated. Not only is this factually incorrect, tuberculosis …

Stop Taking Echinacea & Goldenseal for Colds!

Stop Taking Echinacea and Goldenseal for Colds! Host: Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” I know, this is sort of like sacrilege to some home remedy enthusiasts, but please, stop taking echinacea and goldenseal for colds! For whatever reason this combination of herbs has become famous as a cold remedy.  The only problem is- it doesn’t …

Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis!

Are you prepared for drug-resistant tuberculosis? Host: Cat Ellis: “Herbal Prepper Live” Tuberculosis isn’t on a lot of people’s radar, but it should be. Technically, there is a global tuberculosis pandemic, with someone dying every 25 seconds. Tuberculosis is also developing resistance to even the most powerful, “last line of defense” antibiotics currently made. Multidrug-resistant …

Mullein and Hyssop Respiratory Herbs

Mullein and Hyssop Respiratory Herbs Host: Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” This week on The Herbal Prepper Live, we’re going to discuss two of my favorite respiratory herbs: mullein (Verbascum thapus) and hyssop (Hyssop officinalis). Cold and flu season seems far away right now. The Summer Solstice just passed officially signaling the beginning of summer. …