6 Kitchen Ingredients That Work Like Medicines

According to the great philosopher Hippocrates, "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." The more and more people turn to healthy living and eating whole and...

The Tree That Every Prepper Should Grow In His Backyard

Moringa is, and with good reason, named the "Miracle Tree" It’s one of the top superfoods out there on par with avocado, salmon, quinoa, or turmeric just to name a...

How to Stop Migraines with Salt

It is unusual that we see salt as a cure for something, once a harbinger of disaster for those with elevated blood pressure or those at risk for heart...

Edibility Test: Find Out Which Backyard Weeds are Edible

You probably already know, as a prepper, that certain weeds are edible. But, if you don't know how to say the difference between the edible ones and those that...

Foraging for Edible Wild Plants

Foraging for Wild Carrot (Queen Anne’s lace), Sumac and Cattails My study, fascination, and field knowledge started early with plants and herbs. I was intrigued by the “Old and Unique”...

How To Make Your Own Herbal Tincture

A tincture is a perfect way to remove and store the strong medication that is tucked away in plants for later use. Tinctures should stay at room temperature for...

How To Make Neosporin – DIY Easy Tutorial With Pictures

Throughout the local pharmacy, there are many OTC antiseptic ointments to choose from, which are usually applied directly to the bite. They are intended to avoid developing infections. Although...

I Used To Cut This Plant…Until I Saw This!

We often get caught up in getting rid of the weeds on our yards so that it's perfect. It is an ongoing struggle for a lot of people to...

The Cherokee’s Favourite Edible Tree (PawPaw)

The Pawpaw was cherished by Native Americans. It was easily available to them and there were many uses of it. However, despite being very useful and many of these...

How Cherokees Used Trees of Southern Appalachia for Food, Medicine, and Craft

Foraging wild food requires practice, knowledge and experience on your landscape. Note that I used the word your land. Perhaps what you read in books and watched on YouTube...