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Elderberry, The Flu, and You!

Elderberry, The Flu, and You
Host: Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live

Flu Black-Elderberry-Fruit_62739-480x360Everything you could want to know about elderberry, the flu, and you is in this episode of Herbal Prepper Live. For a flu remedy, it’s pretty tough to beat the healing power of Elderberry (Sambucus nigra). Elderberry can be taken every day as a way to stay healthy, or as a way to cut the duration and severity of the flu by half, more effective than Tamiflu. There are excellent, commercially-prepared elderberry syrups and extracts on the market. I think this is but you can make these easily at home for a fraction of the cost. Continue reading Elderberry, The Flu, and You!


Wood stove, remedy creosote problems

Wood stove, remedy creosote problems
by Paul Stevens

Wood stove creosoteResolving creosote and other safety considerations in wood burning stoves and fireplaces.

If your wood stove chimney is creating a serious creosote problem, you are probably encountering cold air hitting the outside of the chimney and cooling the gases down too quickly before they escape into the air. This can happen on single metal pipe chimneys or where an extension has been added to a masonry chimney. Continue reading Wood stove, remedy creosote problems