Tag: Herbal Medicine

Herbal Steams for Cold and Flu Season

Herbal Steams for Cold and Flu Season Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Listen in player below! This week, I’m talking about herbal steams for the cold and flu season. Cold and flu season is roughly October through May, with a peak in February. I talk about herbal medicine for respiratory infections periodically throughout the season. Herbal …

Herbalist Katja Swift Interview!

Herbalist Katja Swift Interview Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Listen in player below! This week on Herbal Prepper Live, I will be chatting with Boston-based herbalist Katja Swift. Katja, along with Ryn Midura, founded the CommonWealth Center for Herbal Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. Katja is the center’s Director of Education. 

Women’s Preparedness: Part 2- Just the Herbs

Women’s Preparedness: Part 2- Just the Herbs Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” What herbal remedies do women preppers, and the men who love them, need to have in their supplies? Part two of our discussion on women’s preparedness needs is all about herbs and natural remedies for women’s health. Herbs to be covered in this …

PCOS, Heart Disease, and Herbal Medicine

PCOS, Heart Disease, and Herbal Medicine Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) not only comes with uncomfortable and sometimes embarrassing symptoms, PCOS raises a woman’s risk of diabetes, heart disease, liver disease, hypertension, and cancer. These are potentially deadly diseases no matter if we have access to medical help or not. They …

Building the Herbal First Aid Kit!

How To Build An Herbal First Aid Kit Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” A prepper’s first aid kit is a basic kit that’s often found in a bug out bag or stashed in the car. There may be a larger kit in the house. Sure, you can build a quality kit with a visit to …

“Herban” Legends- herbal medicine

“Herban” Legends- How to find good information on herbal medicine Host: Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” You’ve seen them on social media, people sharing memes and links to “natural health” and “green living” websites, with claims of simple plants having amazing healing properties. Does coconut oil cure Alzheimer’s? Can cayenne stop bleeding? Will an onion …

Jack Spirko with guest Sam Coffman!

From Survival Podcast Jack Spirko with guest Sam Coffman! Today we are joined by former special forces solider and wilderness survival trainer Sam Coffman of TheHumanPath.com to discuss survival training, permaculture, rebuilding after collapse and more. (Listen to Sam here every Tuesday 6pm/Pt.) The Human Path is an ecology-based, wilderness-survival and wilderness-living school offering a …

Enterovirus 68 and Herbal Medicine

Enterovirus 68 and Herbal Medicine Host: Sam Coffman “The Herbal Medic” A lot of questions have been raised recently about the Enterovirus 68 (aka EVD68, Enterovirus D68).  This is a respiratory virus that has been moving quickly through the USA and having very serious effects.  Like most respiratory viruses, it is very easily and quickly …

Snake Bites, Infections and Herbal Medicine!

Snake Bites, Infections and Herbal Medicine Host: Sam Coffman “The Human Path” As we have talked about before, the three biggest issues after a disaster are very likely going to be food, water and medicine. Add to this the fact that most post-disaster environments are laden with potential health threats: Rubble, obstacles and hazards, open …

Tropical Disease & Herbal Medicine Pt 2

Tropical Disease & Herbal Medicine Pt 2 Host Sam Coffman “The Human Path” There are a lot of diseases – bacterial, viral, protozoal, parasitic – that have started to spread out of their normal range lately. One example of this are the some of the illnesses that immigrant children and adults are found to be infected with, …

Herbal Medicine & Tropical Disease!

Herbal Medicine & Tropical Disease Host Sam Coffman “The Human Path” There are a lot of diseases – bacterial, viral, protozoal, parasitic – that have started to spread out of their normal range lately. One example of this are the some of the illnesses that immigrant children and adults are found to be infected with, …

Whooping Cough and Herbal Medicine

Whooping Cough and Herbal Medicine Host: Sam Coffman “The Human Path” California has officially declared a Whooping Cough (Pertussis) epidemic. This is a very serious illness that can even cause death. At a minimum, this illness makes it extremely difficult to function normally in the manner that a post-disaster environment would require. Basic necessary chores …