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Natural pest control

Natural pest control, staying healthy!
Lynna “A Preppers Path”

Natural pest controlMice and ants and weevils OH MY! No it’s not the old lions and tigers and bears oh my! We aren’t in OZ anymore but right here in our own home, the pantry and more. Summer weather is arriving nearly everywhere in the Western Hemisphere and with it thoughts of gardening, recreation and more. You may have the spring cleaning complete or are just starting it ,but have you looked at your pantry? By pantry I mean both short term and long term for those of you who keep a good supply on hand. Continue reading Natural pest control

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Surviving an Urban Disaster!

Surviving an Urban Disaster!
Lynn “A Preppers Path

disaster -collageDisaster Happens, it’s a given whether man-made or natural, we can pretty much know that at some given time or another we or a loved one will have to endure and survive a disaster. Often times when discussing such things the conversation can take on some pretty dramatic terms, just like a disaster and even talking about what to do can be overwhelming to even those experienced in being prepared. Continue reading Surviving an Urban Disaster!

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Essential oils 101

Essential oils 101
Host: Nick & Don “We Grow Ours

Essential oils share_img3This week on the We Grow Ours show, Nick and Don talk with Angela Kupper to discuss natural alternatives when the economy collapses and your drug store is no longer an option. Angela is a Holistic Life Coach and Young Living Essential Oil distributor who enjoys helping others.

Have you given any thought to what might happen when modern medicine is no longer available or in short supply? Continue reading Essential oils 101

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Digestive Complaints and Natural Remedies

Digestive Complaints and Natural Remedies
Host: Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live”

Digestive Salmonella, Public Domain, CDC imageTune in to The Herbal Prepper Live this Sunday evening for the first of a two-part series on herbs and other natural remedies for the digestive system. Part One will cover infections, while next week’s episode will cover chronic complaints.

E-coli, salmonella, rotovirus, norovirus, giardia, botulism- nothing stops you in your tracks quite like a stomach bug. The severe cramping, dehyration, and worse is nothing to take lightly. Even a mild case can cause you to stay at home near a bathroom! A severe case is potentially fatal. Continue reading Digestive Complaints and Natural Remedies

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The Case of Butter vs. Margarine

The Case of Butter vs. Margarine
Host: Noreen “The Homestead Honey Hour”

Butter butter-vs-margarine-quoteOn the next installment of the Homestead Honey Hour, Join Noreen as she presents the case of Butter Vs. Margarine. For hundreds of years, humans consumed butter fat, lard and natural forms of fat and oil from animal sources. It was not until the margarine was introduced into the food system that we were told that the latter was bad for us and caused hardening of the arteries and heart disease. Well, what you have been told and what is true are very different stories. Continue reading The Case of Butter vs. Margarine

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The Basics of Making Herbal Formulas

The Basics of Making Herbal Formulas
Host: Cat Ellis “The Herbal Prepper Live

Basics DIYFireCiderWMHerbal remedies are a severely underutilized resource by preppers. Plant-based remedies provide an easy, affordable, and renewable alternative for post-collapse medicines. Herbs, mushrooms, trees, and other natural items, like honey, provide a wealth of traditional remedies that you can make and grow at home with minimal and easy-to-obtain equipment.

Basics 20140227_162514Herbs also have a sort of stealth function built into them that many preppers can appreciate. You can stock up on lots of your own, custom-tailored herbal preparations and formulas without drawing the same kind of attention and compromising questions you might garner if you tried to stock up on pharmaceuticals. And, due to the fact that the average person is largely clueless when it comes to plant identification outside of a tomato and a cucumber, your Survival Herb Garden will not draw the kind of attention as, for example, your vegetable garden. Most will think your herbs are either a pile of weeds or that your medicinal flowers are purely ornamental. Continue reading The Basics of Making Herbal Formulas

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