Tag: hygiene

Hygiene and being resourceful!

Hygiene and being resourceful! When you talk about threats in a post disaster scenario it’s easy to get wrapped up in the obvious. I wouldn’t begrudge anyone for having fear of roving mobs of the desperate, life threatening conditions of the environment around us or even the very real possibility of starvation. These are threats …

Hygiene and sanitation, #1 in watching out for #2!

Hygiene and sanitation, #1 in watching out for #2! Host: Sam Coffman “The Human Path” Hygiene and sanitation, how prepared are you really in regards to  and (in the worst case) coping with gasto-intestinal disease in a post-disaster environment?  The Human Path Sam Coffman discusses everything you ever wanted to know (and some things you …

Dental Care Post-Disaster!

Dental Care Post-Disaster! Sam Coffman “Herbal Medic” This week, I talk about dental hygiene and tooth care using unconventional (primarily herbal) approaches. First, how do you take care of tooth hygiene, cavities and gum disease in a post disaster setting? What about when there is no dentist and possibly no toothpaste, toothbrushes or other dental …

Making Soap!

Self-Reliance Skill: Making Soap Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” If you want to stay healthy post-disaster, then you need to learn how to make soap. Soap making is both an essential skill, and an easy craft to learn. Some people, however, are nervous to try making soap at home because it involves lye. Lye is …

Hygiene being #1 or #2

Hygiene being #1 or #2 Sam Coffman “Herbal Medic” Hygiene and sanitation, how prepared are you really in regards to  and (in the worst case) coping with gasto-intestinal disease in a post-disaster environment?  Today, on The Human Path Sam Coffman discusses everything you ever wanted to know (and some things you maybe didn’t!) about purifying

Urban emergency, are you prepared?

Urban emergency, are you prepared?  Host: Karen Lynn “Lil’ Suburban Homestead” Karen Lynn interviews Jim Cobb, Survivalist and Preparedness Expert, author of “Countdown to Preparedness and “The Preppers Complete Book of Disaster Readiness” and blog owner at Survival Weekly. Karen Lynn and her husband The Viking have been working weekly through Jim’s book “Countdown To Preparedness” …

Coping with hygiene and sanitation, being #1 in the #2 business!

Hygiene and sanitation, how prepared are you really in regards to  and (in the worst case) coping with gasto-intestinal disease in a post-disaster environment?  Today, on The Human Path Sam Coffman discusses everything you ever wanted to know (and some things you maybe didn’t!) about purifying your water, taking care of human waste, and dealing …

Part 1 Communicable diseases and conditions caused by the lack of hygiene, sanitation and poor living conditions.

Over thousands of years poor living conditions, sanitation and lack of hygiene has caused some of the most devastating wide spread diseases and deaths in the history of mankind. Just think about Hepatitis A, Giardia, Cholera, Dysentery, food poisoning (Salmonella and E. coli), lice, and scabies. What causes the start and spread of the disease? …