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Pandemic Checklist: Is Yours Complete?

Pandemic Checklist: Is Yours Complete?
Host: Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live

Pandemic USMC protective clothingIn this episode of Herbal Prepper Live, we’re going to go over what belongs on a “pandemic checklist”, and how Herbal Medicine can help fill in the gaps on that checklist.

The massive Ebola outbreak in West Africa has caused a surge of interest in pandemic preparedness. While it’s good to be aware of the risks that Ebola presents, pandemic preparedness is about more than just Ebola or any one disease.

What belongs in a Pandemic Checklist Continue reading Pandemic Checklist: Is Yours Complete?

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Essential Oils KISS First Aid Kit!

Essential Oils KISS First Aid Kit
Host: Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live

Essential OilsWant to know how to include essential oils in your first aid kit? Tune into this episode of Herbal Prepper Live to learn what oils you’ll need, how to use them, and how to store them. The essential oils discussed in this show make an effective and affordable addittion to the KISS (Keep It Simple, Stupid) Herbal First Aid kit that we’ve been discussing in the past two episodes. Continue reading Essential Oils KISS First Aid Kit!

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Mullein and Hyssop Respiratory Herbs

Mullein and Hyssop Respiratory Herbs
Host: Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live”

mullein Verbascum thapsusThis week on The Herbal Prepper Live, we’re going to discuss two of my favorite respiratory herbs: mullein (Verbascum thapus) and hyssop (Hyssop officinalis).

Cold and flu season seems far away right now. The Summer Solstice just passed officially signaling the beginning of summer. Independence Day is around the corner, and we have months before Autumn and it’s respiratory infections begin. However, this is the time of year to begin growing or wildcrafting the important remedies that you will need for your Fall and Winter herbal medicines. Continue reading Mullein and Hyssop Respiratory Herbs

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Diabetes Post-Collapse

Diabetes Post-Collapse
Host: Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live
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Many preppers are stockpiling pet meds, bulk over the counter medications, and asking their doctors for an extra refill or two on their normal prescriptions. Some are also stocking up on herbal remedies and essential oils. More medical, first aid, and herbal books are being written with preppers in mind, which is an encouraging trend.

Still, several conditions present such difficulty that many preppers accept defeat, in this herbalist’s opinion, prematurely. Diabetesis one such condition. Continue reading Diabetes Post-Collapse

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Stinging Nettle- The Neglected Superfood

Stinging Nettle- The Neglected Superfood
Host: Cat Ellis “The Herbal Prepper Live”

Stinging Nettle Urtica dioicaIf there were one plant that survivalists, preppers, homesteaders, and bushcrafters were to want to have easy access to, it would have to be Stinging Nettle, (Urtica dioica). In this episode of Herbal Prepper Live, you will learn all about this incredible plant, how to prepare it both as an herbal remedy and as a meal, and which parts of the plants are harvested for what use, and even how to make your own herbal multivitamin.

Stinging nettle is a completely overlooked superfood that can mean the difference between life and death during a food shortage or famine. It is loaded with protein, vitamins, minerals, essential fatty acids, and a wide spectrum of beneficial chemicals. Continue reading Stinging Nettle- The Neglected Superfood

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