Roaches, Rodents and Gators!

Roaches, Rodents and Gators
Creatures that Bite and Sting Pt.4
Jordan “A Family Affair” Audio player provided in this post

Roaches, Rodents and GatorsIf you thought Part 3 made your skin crawl, then be ready for this show. Roaches, Rodents and Gators. Just wait until you find out how often you actually encounter roaches and never even know it. With the rodents we will be specifically talking about mice and rats. We will go into just what kinds of diseases these critters carry and how to minimize our exposure. We will even mention the Scary alligator that is common to certain southern regions. Read more “Roaches, Rodents and Gators!”

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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 Read more “Poultices and Salves”

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First Aid and Self Aid!

First Aid and Self Aid!
Josh “7P’s of Survival

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 Read more “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. Read more “Stings and Bites and Herbal Remedies!”

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