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7 Homemade Healing Salves a Century Ago
What did our ancestors use when they had wounds and sore muscles? I can tell you what they didn’t do; they didn’t run to Walmart and purchase an antibiotic ointment. Instead, our ancestors understood how to use herbs and other ingredients to create healing salves for what ailed them. Intrigued? I was, too! Learning how to heal your injuries with herbs and other items is a fundamental skill for any homesteader or prepper. So, let’s dive into what you need to know about healing salves.
the one tree every homesteader should plant
The One Tree That Every Homesteader Should Plant
Trees are a homesteader’s best friend. They provide shelter from the sun, wind, and rain. And they often have medicinal properties.
how to grow food in buckets a step - by - step guide
How to Grow Food in Buckets: A Step by Step Guide
Bucket gardening makes it possible for someone with little or no space in their yards to grow fruits and vegetables, and high-yield practices like succession planting and companion planting can give you a huge harvest every season, even with only few buckets. Here's our guide on how to grow food in buckets.
Poison ivy causes painful rashes on about 50 million people every. You should learn how to avoid poison ivy, but if it's already too late, there are plenty of home remedies for poison ivy that can soothe the rash and ease the pain in a matter of minutes. Here are 12 poison ivy remedies that work every time. People, Remedies For Poison Ivy, Poison Ivy Remedies, Remedies, Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, Soothe, Poison, Itchy
12 Poison Ivy Remedies That Work Every Time
Poison ivy causes painful rashes on about 50 million people every. You should learn how to avoid poison ivy, but if it's already too late, there are plenty of home remedies for poison ivy that can soothe the rash and ease the pain in a matter of minutes. Here are 12 poison ivy remedies that work every time.
Long before smartphones and pharmacies, our ancestors relied on the wisdom of nature to treat their ailments. This wisdom was passed down through generations, offering remedies that rival or even surpass many of today's over-the-counter medications. Early healers used the power of Earth's bounty by blending herbs and household items to create oils, salves, teas, tinctures, poultices and more. Plus, these lost remedies don't come with additives or harmful side effects. Holistic Medicine, Diy, Ideas, Life Hacks, Nature, Homeopathic Remedies, Herbal Remedies, Healing Herbs
100+ Lost Remedies from Centuries Past
Long before smartphones and pharmacies, our ancestors relied on the wisdom of nature to treat their ailments. This wisdom was passed down through generations, offering remedies that rival or even surpass many of today's over-the-counter medications. Early healers used the power of Earth's bounty by blending herbs and household items to create oils, salves, teas, tinctures, poultices and more. Plus, these lost remedies don't come with additives or harmful side effects.
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25 Foods You Can Grow In Buckets Year Round
Don’t you wish you could grow food year-round? Or maybe you are pining for the perfect garden so you can grow your own vegetables, but you simply don’t have enough space. You don’t have to let the season, the size of your property, or your location stop you from growing your own food. You can grow food all year, even in the heat of summer or the icy cold of winter by growing food in buckets.
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9 All-Natural Toothache Remedies
17 Items To Get Before Societal Collapse
17 Items To Get Before Societal Collapse
If the past few years have proven anything, it's that societal collapse is very possible. The pandemic was pretty mild compared to what could have happened, and yet it pushed our country into a recession overnight and disrupted supply chains for years. If another black swan event happens like a bird flu pandemic or World War III, your window for buying essential items will be gone. That’s why you need to stockpile the essentials while you still can.
We live in a time when the unexpected seems to happen all the time. And since all signs point to a future that is even more disruptive, preparedness is no longer a mere suggestion—it’s an absolute necessity. While stockpiling dozens of survival items can seem overwhelming, it’s possible to amass a substantial cache of essential items without breaking the bank. You just have to get a little bit every week and be consistent. After a year or two, you’ll be amazed at how much stuff you have. Survival Items
40 Affordable Items to Grab Before They're Gone
We live in a time when the unexpected seems to happen all the time. And since all signs point to a future that is even more disruptive, preparedness is no longer a mere suggestion—it’s an absolute necessity. While stockpiling dozens of survival items can seem overwhelming, it’s possible to amass a substantial cache of essential items without breaking the bank. You just have to get a little bit every week and be consistent. After a year or two, you’ll be amazed at how much stuff you have.
the 25 foods you can grow in buckets year round
25 Foods You Can Grow In Buckets Year Round
Don’t you wish you could grow food year-round? Or maybe you are pining for the perfect garden so you can grow your own vegetables, but you simply don’t have enough space. You don’t have to let the season, the size of your property, or your location stop you from growing your own food. You can grow food all year, even in the heat of summer or the icy cold of winter by growing food in buckets.
Going off-grid means you need to generate and maintain your own energy sources, whether it's solar, wind, hydroelectric, or geothermal. Outdoor, Glamping, Off Grid Solar Power, Off Grid Solar Panels, Home Wind Power, Off Grid Solar, Wind Power Generator
5 Ways To Generate Off-Grid Power
Going off-grid means you need to generate and maintain your own energy sources, whether it's solar, wind, hydroelectric, or geothermal.
50 Cheap Supplies You Should Stockpile While You Still Can
50 Cheap Supplies You Should Stockpile While You Still Can
After planning for food and water needs, you might be overlooking some dirt-cheap items that would serve you well in a survival situation. These are inexpensive everyday items we tend to take for granted when all is well. However, in an emergency, they will do more than just come in handy. We took a tour of our local dollar store with a survival perspective in mind and found many dirt-cheap items that would not only serve more than one purpose in an emergency but would be valuable for bartering.
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16 Ways to Purify Water Off The Grid
When you're living off the grid, the luxury of running water isn't always a guarantee. Discover the incredible world of water purification with 16 tested and true methods on our Homestead Survival Site. From ancient practices to modern innovations, you'll be harnessing the power of nature in no time to quench your thirst and keep you healthy!
30 Foods That Can Last Up To 30 Years Fruit, Frugal Living Tips, Crafts, Freeze, Long Term Food Storage, Emergency Food, Preparedness
30 Foods That Can Last Up To 30 Years
Are you looking for long-term food storage options? If so, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve compiled a list of 30 survival foods that can last up to 30 years! From canned goods to freeze-dried fruits, these foods might even outlive you! If you're worried about your emergency food going bad, then these are the best foods to start with.