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Poultices and Salves

Poultices and Salves
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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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First Aid and Self Aid!

First Aid and Self Aid!
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First AidLast week we talked about building a kit for wilderness first aid or self aid and also what is needed for treatment of a gun shot wound or massive trauma. We then talked a good bit about medicinal herbs and plants for that first aid kit and I detailed those items I now carry. This week we are moving on to how the first aid kit Continue reading First Aid and Self Aid!

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Stings and Bites and Herbal Remedies!

Stings and Bites and Herbal Remedies!
Host: Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live

Stings and Bites Wasp PDAfter a long, cold, and wet winter, spring has finally arrived here in New England. I finally have violets, dandelion, and plantain popping up in my lawn. The sun is warm, the comfrey and peppermint are already thriving, and my elderberry and rose bushes are loaded with green leaves. Mother Nature has finally shrugged off her cold mantel. That also means, it’s that time of year again when bees, wasps, hornets, mosquitoes, black flies, horse flies, ticks, spiders, and snakes become active. Continue reading Stings and Bites and Herbal Remedies!

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