Category: Medical & First Aid

9 Survival Antibiotics Everyone Needs

9 Survival Antibiotics. Learn more about these 9 survival antibiotics and how and when to use them in a life-threatening situation. | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

9 Survival Antibiotics. Learn more about these 9 survival antibiotics and how and when to use them in a life-threatening situation. Antibiotics have played a huge role in extending the lifespan of humans and other mammals alike. Though there are many different kinds, there are 9 survival antibiotics everyone needs to have in their preps, …

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These 3 Emergencies Can Happen to Anyone

These 3 emergencies can happen to anyone, anywhere, and you may have already experienced them. It's important to consider preparing as best as you can to form a sort of insurance policy. 

These 3 emergencies can happen to anyone, anywhere, and you may have already experienced them. It’s important to consider preparing as best as you can to form a sort of insurance policy.    No matter where you live, there are emergencies that can happen that will affect you and your family directly, even if there …

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DIY Natural Digestion Tea

Tummy got you howlin'? This DIY natural digestion tea is completely safe for everyone.You'll be glad to have it in your emergency kit if you have tummy ache | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Tummy got you howlin’? This DIY natural digestion tea is completely safe for everyone. You’ll be glad to have it in your emergency kit if you have a tummy ache. Maybe it’s because I’m not a mother but I have never heard of Gripe Water until I saw this post. I do know what colic …

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4 DIY Essential Oil Extraction Methods

4 DIY essential oil extraction methods to make at home. Most people have access to a variety of the helping herbs that can be used during a disaster | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

4 DIY essential oil extraction methods to make at home. Most people have access to a variety of the helping herbs that can be used during a disaster. For centuries medicine men, healers, and doctors have sworn by the effects of essential oils (even if they hadn’t called them that) for a reason. They are …

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Save Money – DIY Gel Ice Packs

DIY gel ice packs. With the money you'll save, and all the things you can use DIY gel ice packs for, there's no reason not to start making your own. | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Save Money – DIY Gel Ice Packs   How many times have you used gel ice packs in your life? Their uses are almost limitless: from medical applications to keeping your perishables cool, gel ice packs are handy to have in the freezer. The problem for most people is that the only ones they get …

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DIY Homemade Cough Drops

Being able to DIY homemade cough drops (or medicine in general) is something that has largely been lost in the modern world. With this tutorial, you'll know exactly what is in your medicine | PRepared Homesteading Survivalist

Being able to DIY homemade cough drops (or medicine in general) is something that has largely been lost in the modern world. With this tutorial, you’ll know exactly what is in your medicine. Being able to DIY homemade cough drops (or medicine in general) is something that has largely been lost in the modern world. Instead, we …

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Using Skin Glue in Survival Situations

Using Skin Glue in Survival Situations. Not everyone has the knowledge and skills to give stitches when someone is injured. Skin glue is a viable alternative in some situations. | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Using Skin Glue in Survival Situations. Not everyone has the knowledge and skills to give stitches when someone is injured. Skin glue is a viable alternative in some situations.    One of the more serious threats to survival in a SHTF situation is an infection. Any cut or scrape that would have been almost ignored …

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Flood Hazards and Survival

Flood hazards and survival. Do you live in a flood-prone area? Are you SURE you don't? Even if you don't get much rain, you might still be affected. | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Flood Hazards and Survival Do you live in a flood-prone area? Are you SURE you don’t? Just because the area you live in doesn’t get much rain, it doesn’t mean you won’t be affected by flooding or have the waters rise near (but hopefully not into) your home. If you live downstream, heavy rain falling …

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Using Medical Supplies as Barter Items

Using Medical Supplies as Barter Items “Beans, Bullets, and Bandaids” is a common saying among preppers when talking about what you need to survive. While there is a lot of truth to that saying, there is something to be said for medical supplies beyond just bandaids. If there was a long term disaster or SHTF …

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The Truth About Medical Expiration Dates

The Truth About Medical Expiration Dates   There are a lot of people out there who say the expiration dates on your medicines are just a marketing scheme to make you think it has gone bad and you need to get new or ‘fresh’ meds. Medical expiration dates are regulated and mandated by the Food …

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