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Ditch Medicine!

Ditch Medicine
Host: Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live

Ditch Medicine ditchmed3This episode is all about “ditch medicine”. Ditch medicine makes due with what you have on hand. The idea is to stay alive (or keep someone else alive) with whatever is available, until you reach help or help finds you. Sometimes this includes herbs, sometimes this includes pharmaceuticals, and sometimes, it might even involve plain old dirt. Continue reading Ditch Medicine!

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The Healing Power of Honey!

The Healing Power of Honey
Host: Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live

Healing DIYFireCiderWMHoney 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!

I count myself very lucky that seven years ago my husband decided to keep bees. We always have raw, local honey and wax on hand for all of my herbal projects, and I can’t imagine being without it. Granted, our original interest when embarking upon beekeeping was in the homebrewing of a honey-based alcoholic beverage known as mead. Since then, however, the use of honey has become a major feature in my herbal practice. Continue reading The Healing Power of Honey!

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Wound Healing and Herbs, Part 2

Wound Healing and Herbs, Part 2
Host: Sam Coffman “The Human Path”

WoundIn last week’s podcast, we focused on bone injuries and how to greatly increase their healing using nutrition and herbs. This week we will cover soft tissue injuries, from bruises, sprains and strains to lacerations, burns and abrasions. Much like bone injuries, there are a number of ways we can use herbal medicine to speed up the healing of soft tissue injuries. Continue reading Wound Healing and Herbs, Part 2

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