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Survival Food Series: Medicinal Plants for the Survival Garden

Survival Food Series: Medicinal Plants for the Survival Garden
Plants have been revered through out history for their magical healing powers. In a dire situation where over the counter medicine is no longer available, many will be forced to turn their backs on modern medicine and reacquaint themselves with more homeopathic and natural forms. In this type of situation, many will be turning to alternative medicines to alleviate and assist some of the more chronic health issues such as high blood pressure, menopausal symptoms, migraines, anemia and arthritis. Acquiring books on herbal medicines for a disaster scenario would be a great knowledge source to add to any preparedness library. In the book, Herbal Medicine: The Natural Way To Get Well and Stay Well by Dian Dincin Buchman, Ph. 1. “Cayenne pepper is a powerful stimulant, producing a sense of heat in the stomach, and a general glow ove r the body without a narcotic effect. This pepper can assist as a digestion aid. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. A tea made of common sage can help lift depression. 8. St. 9. Related:  Medicinal plants & herbs

Healing Ourselves (and the World) with Flower Essences 5th April 2016 By Lance Schuttler Guest Writer for Wake Up World What are Flower Essences? When we look at a medicinal plant, we see the different parts used in various ways. Wouldn’t it only make sense then, that this part of the plant offers us the most medicinal/healing properties? To make a flower essence, flower pedals are gently plucked (with leaves preferably) and placed in a glass or crystal bowl that is filled with the cleanest water possible. So what occurs is the imprinting of the quintessential vibrational field of the flower into water. What Are The Effects? Because the essences of flowers operate more on a vibrational/electrical level rather than a biochemical (like the use of herbs or foods), the effects are felt in a more subtle way. Flower essences are essentially nutrients for the soul. They let us work through things in a truly holistic and therapeutic manner. Dr. Healing The World Different Essences The Happy Heart has dramatically helped me in several ways. Will You Join?

Surviving the Middle Class Crash Herbs For Lungs Top 10 Herbs For The Lungs image to repin / shareHerbs background pic © Africa Studio - Please share this page: Google + StumbleUpon Reddit Everyone knows the significance of the lungs in their work day in and day out to bring in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide wastes and in effect, promote your overall bodily functioning. Yet, even with an awareness of the lungs' important functions, increasing air pollution levels and poor breathing are causing the lungs not to perform at their peak. [2] Moreover, smoking, vitamin A deficiency, certain over-the-counter cold medications and even traumatic experiences have led to common lung conditions like asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, tuberculosis, pulmonary edema, pneumonia and cancer. However, there are herbs like the below that specifically promote healthier functioning of the lungs. Mullein Licorice Gingko Biloba Echinacea This is an anti-microbial herb known to fight pathogenic microorganism while strengthening the body's immune system.

How to Put Together the Ultimate Survival Kit Would you be willing to stake your life on your survival kit? I would. There are so many debates when it comes to the perfect survival kit. In my opinion, the items you choose to be in a survival kit can be very different based on the situation you see yourself in (maritime vs. desert survival) as well as your level of skill. My entire kit is based off of three tiers — one that I carry with me, one that I keep in my car (and sometimes on me), and one that is in my home ready to go in a moments notice if I had to bug out. The Three-Tiered Survival Kit First Tier: This ‘kit’ includes those items that you have with you at all times. Folding Knife: If you’ve ever been in a survival situation (planned or not) you know how essential a knife is. While I would at the least recommend the Essential 3, there are a few other items you may want to consider carrying as part of your EDC (Every Day Carry) Gear or first Tier. Second Tier: Fixed Knife: In other words, non-folding. Third Tier: Conclusion

Ouabain: Nature's Forgotten Gift for Heart Health 21st March 2016 By Benedikt Just Guest Writer for Wake Up World Could it be, that the best treatment for heart failure and heart attacks was already discovered 100 years ago, but nowadays even alternative medicine has forgotten about it? For many decades now, heart-related problems have been among the top killers of human life. Could it be that a comeback of the forgotten natural remedy, Ouabain, could provide the answer? Nowadays, anyone who is even just mildly interested in heart health knows about the importance and beneficial effects that lifestyle changes have on any disease, including heart disease. Ouabain, the Forgotten Heart Remedy A long time ago, there was already a gentle, effective plant-based remedy for the troubled human heart. Africa, 1861, the Livingstone expedition: For many weeks, John Kirk, an English botanist accompanying explorer David Livingston on his expedition, had been having serious trouble with his heart. As Dr. What makes this plant remedy so special? Dr.

Mystery, The Pick Up Artist After about ten years of trial and error, Mystery assumingly learned how to talk to women. Not content with being the only Casanova on the planet, he formed his aptly titled "Mystery Method." This eventually led him to start appearing on television. Rinato"/> Just The Facts Erik James Horvat-Markovic is his real name. Cracked on Mystery "I'm gonna get you laid." Mystery first became known for marketing his technique designed to seduce women. However, he still would have remained out of the public's eye had it not been for the book The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pick-up Artists. This is him, right here. Things only went downhill from there. Super Sergeant Shag Hat Things could not have possibly gotten any worse for the normal guys who just wanted to get laid. If only we were talking about the shitty movie with Tony Stark The Bullshit that is The Game "Game" was a term coined early in the 70's urban area to describe one's ability to attract a female. Seriously Style, Fuck you. Wings?

Manuka Oil Conquers Deadly MRSA Bacteria With life threatening instances of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections on the rise, many are seeking safe and effective alternatives in the realm of natural medicine. Manuka oil is a shining example. Reports of healing attributed to this oil are becoming more commonplace – oftentimes in cases where patients have suffered from MRSA boils, lesions and open wounds that did not respond to antibiotic treatments. As a potent healer, manuka oil is making its mark as a remedy far more effective than conventional medical care. Dangers of MRSA Traditionally, staph infections have been treated with methicillin, but have since become largely immune to the antibiotic with the emergence of the MRSA strain. The MRSA bacteria can migrate from the skin to the muscles, bones, heart and brain – increasing the risk of death. Dramatic Recovery Stories abound regarding the outstanding healing abilities of manuka oil, particularly with MRSA. “My friend refused to accept that sentence.

Bug Out Bag - From A Bug Out Bag can be a backpack or a box you keep in the trunk of your car Description A "bug out bag" is a portable container of items that you and your family can quickly take with you in the event that an emergency forces you to leave your home (potentially permanently). This departure may be caused by natural disaster (wild fire, hurricane, flood, etc.), disorder (terrorism, riot, violent protest, gangs, police violence, etc.), or a wildly unlikely/unforeseeable event ( EMP attack , nuclear disaster/attack, pandemic/biological warfare, solar discharge, etc.). The contents of a bug out bag are highly personal since it represents what may be the last things you can take with you from your home. Contents Items that are commonly included in a bug out bag. Water Enough water for three days of travel to your destination. Bug Out Bag Recipes Add your own recipe for a bug out bag here. Bug Out Bag (Marcus) AxMan's $30 Bug Out Bag A bag made using off the shelf materials. Keywords

Nopales (cactus) nutrition facts and health benefits Custom Search Nopales are thick, oval, flat, modified stems of cactus plant, eaten as a vegetable. Its young tender pads known as nopalitos are one of the chief components of Mexican cuisine since centuries and today, gaining popularity among Europeans and US for their health benefiting properties. The cactus species is thought to have originated in the desert lands of Mexico. Over two hundred Cactaceae cultivars grow in their natural habitat, particularly in semi-arid and dry lands of northern Mexico. Cactus is a modified evergreen plant that grows easily under semi-arid and desert climates. Attractive blooms begin to appear during spring all along the edge of pads, which subsequently develop into pear shaped delicious "cactus fruits". Health benefits of nopales Nopales are one of very low calorie vegetables. 100 g of fresh leaves carry just 16 calories. Selection and storage Buy fresh, firm, pale green nopal pads from the farmer's markets specializing in Mexican vegetables. 1. 2.

Top 10 Most Influential Survival and Preparedness Blogs When it comes to the blogosphere there always seems to be a group of blogs, like individuals, that stand out from the crowd and provide great content and a lot of influence. In the survival and preparedness community this is no exception. In this list I share the top 10 most influential survival and preparedness blogs. Well, without further ado, here are The Top 10 Most Influential Survival and Preparedness Blogs: 10. Starting out the list we have The Survival Mom. With a wide range of articles related to survival and preparedness, consistent updates, and a number of fantastic guest posters, The Survival Mom will have you coming back for more. Here are a few of my favorites: 9. Although it is promoted as a survival-gear review site, The Survival Cache has such a great number of articles on preparedness and survival that brings it to our number 9 spot within the top 10 blogs. Here are some of my favorites: 8. Here are a number of great reads from Ferfal’s blog: 7. 6. 5. 4. M.D. 3. 2. 1.

10 Food Combos For Better Immunity, Disease Prevention, Energy And Weight Loss July 28, 2013 by KAREN FOSTER 10 Food Combos For Better Immunity, Disease Prevention, Energy And Weight Loss The healthiest dietary strategies ultimately depend on the right food combinations. One of the best ways to optimize food pairings is to mix foods that are neutral and not overly acidic. Here are 10 food combinations that will make staying healthy and being fit easier. 1) COMBINATION: Turmeric and salmon PROVIDES: General Anti-inflammatory and Healing Properties Salmon is low on carbohydrates and high on protein. 2) COMBINATION: Extra-Virgin Olive Oil and TomatoesPROVIDES: Better protection from diseases Tomatoes boast of four major carotenoids (alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, lutein, and lycopene) besides three potent antioxidants (betacarotene, Vitamin E, and Vitamin C) which may help fight cancer and heart disease. 3) COMBINATION: Red Bell Peppers and Black BeansPROVIDES: Better Immunity They look good at the veggie market and are expensive. Forget crash dieting.

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Castor Oil Plant Home Page Botanical: Ricinus communis (LINN.) Family: N.O. Euphorbiaceae ---Synonyms---Palma Christi. The valuable purgative known as Castor Oil is the fixed oil obtained from the seeds of the Castor Oil plant. The Castor Oil plant is a native of India, where it bears several ancient Sanskrit names, the most ancient and most usual being Eranda, which has passed into several other Indian languages. It is very variable in habit and appearance, the known varieties being very numerous, and having mostly been described as species. [Top] ---Description---The handsome leaves are placed alternately on the stem, on long, curved, purplish foot-stalks, with drooping blades, generally 6 to 8 inches across, sometimes still larger, palmately cut for threefourths of their depth into seven to eleven lance-shaped, pointed, coarsely toothed segments. The flowers are male and female on the same plant, and are produced on a clustered, oblong, terminal spike. SIR, - On looking through my C. & D.