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Chat with Survival Instructor Chuck Hudson

Chat with Survival Instructor Chuck Hudson
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Audio player below!

Chat with Survival Instructor Chuck HudsonHerbal Prepper Live is back live this week. We are having a “prepper chat” with our repeat guest, Chuck Hudson. Chuck is a former combat medic, former EMT-P, and survival instructor based in New Mexico. Chuck’s specialty is “ditch medicine”, working with the resources you have on hand, even in the worst of scenarios. Continue reading Chat with Survival Instructor Chuck Hudson

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Herbal First Aid Kit part 2

Herbal First Aid Kit part 2
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Audio player at bottom of this post!

Herbal First Aid Kit part 2This is a “part two” of last week’s show on first aid kits. Last week’s guest, Chuck Hudson, had a lot of great resources (as he always does) for both ready-made first aid kits, as well as how to stock up on bulk items to build multiple kits. But, we ran out of time before we got to talk about some of the herbs and herbal remedies you can make for your first aid kit. Continue reading Herbal First Aid Kit part 2

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8 Life Hacks for Being Prepared

8 Life Hacks for Being Prepared

You will never be prepared for every situation life can throw your way, and that is a fact. However, if you want to be able to find your way out of the majority of prickly situations, that can be managed. Investing time and energy to learn and hone certain skills is definitely worth the effort, especially if you know exactly what you want to be good at. Continue reading 8 Life Hacks for Being Prepared

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Herbal and Conventional First Aid Kits

Herbal and Conventional First Aid Kits with Guest, Chuck Hudson
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Audio player at bottom of this post!

Herbal and Conventional First Aid KitsOn this episode of Herbal Prepper Live, I’m chatting with our good friend, Chuck Hudson, about first aid kits. We are taking a look at and talking about the best herbal and conventional supplies to have in your kit and how to use each item. Continue reading Herbal and Conventional First Aid Kits

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Herbal First Aid for Eye Health

Herbal First Aid for Eye Health
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Audio in player below!

Herbal First Aid for Eye HealthHave you given any thought to caring for your eyes and eyesight post-disaster? Good eyesight is important, but it could be critical in a down-grid or emergency situation. This episode, we will be taking a look at eye care, including:

  • Infection of the eye
  • illness (such as, diabetes)
  • Eye Injury
  • Impaired vision
  • Herbs and strategies to preserve vision and bring relief

Continue reading Herbal First Aid for Eye Health

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21 Situations Where Paracord Can Save Your Life!

21 Situations Where Paracord Can Save Your Life

11-1-16-paracord-for-parachuteThere are simply hundreds of little things that can go awry on any given day. This is especially true following a SHTF event when resources are scarce and things are chaotic. When you begin to understand this, you realize that you cannot possibly carry every piece of gear or equipment you need on hand when you are faced with a life-threatening or survival situation. Continue reading 21 Situations Where Paracord Can Save Your Life!

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When Help Is NOT On The Way!

When Help Is NOT On The Way
Josh “The 7 P’s of Survival

When Help Is NOT On The WayOn The 7 P’s of Survival we have Scott Finazzo and we talk about his second book “Prepper’s Survival Medicine Handbook. A Lifesaving Collection Of Emergency Procedures From U.S. Army Field Manuals”. Scott is a fellow firefighter of nearly 20 years, currently a Lieutenant with the Overland Park Fire Department (Kansas). Continue reading When Help Is NOT On The Way!

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Priorities -vs- comfort!

Priorities -vs- comfort
DJ Cooper “Surviving Dystopia

Priorities -vs- comfortIn our preparations we tend to focus on the priorities. Usually these are a pretty standard list of things.  Water, food, shelter, first aid and security.  We always seem to find some new gadget or item to add to these groups but forget something that could be just as important. Continue reading Priorities -vs- comfort!

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Pre-made vs. Custom Preparedness Kits

Pre-made vs. Custom Preparedness Kits
Josh “The 7P’s of Survival

Preparedness KitsOn this show we take a look at the value of a few pre-made kits or components of a full kit vs. buying each part of your kit individually to your specifications. I have tested a wide variety of pre-made kits (mostly fire and first aid kits) over the last three years and the results have been all over the board when it comes to quality. Continue reading Pre-made vs. Custom Preparedness Kits

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Doomsday Medicine

Doomsday Book of Medicine!
James Walton “I Am Liberty

Doomsday MedicineImagine a world without doctors, a brutal world that could exist in our near future or in the distant. For a second however envision a person you love with a life threatening injury. Are you prepared to deal with that? Are you prepared to save someone you love? Continue reading Doomsday Medicine

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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 Continue reading First Aid and Self Aid!

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Self Aid

A Basic Self-Reliance Approach To Self Aid: Part 1
Josh “7P’s of Survival

Self AidThis week we will be talking about all things first aid or self aid; whichever, you prefer in a woodland environment. I have been a first responder since I was sixteen and have served in a variety of capacities including wilderness First Responder and Continue reading Self Aid

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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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