Category Archive: First Aid

Safe and Easy Homemade Flea Control Solutions

Fleas can drive people and pets absolutely crazy, and an infestation can spring up overnight with little or no warning.  Thousands of them can develop in a very short amount of time, and they can be so disruptive that it’s nearly impossible to spend more than a minute or two in an infested room before …

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The Benefits of Carbon or Charcoal for Digestive Problems

Carbon or charcoal tablets has been viewed as a remedy of choice around the world for centuries. This safe, simple and abundant powder is well known for its ability to soothe or treat a host of ailments and conditions.  They are particularly useful when dealing with digestive problems, certain forms of poisoning as well as …

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Home Remedies That Can Relieve Asthma Symptoms

There are lots of natural treatments that can help to relieve the symptoms of an asthma attack. Good remedies are not hard to find, easy to put together and can fill in an important role if an attack occurs but inhalers or prescription medications are not available. Here are a few remedies that have some basis …

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Home Remedies for Treating Urinary Tract Infections

Urinary tract infections can range from minor annoyances to potentially-serious medical conditions, and they can also crop up with little or no warning.  While most infections can be easy to treat if they’re caught early enough, it may be a challenge to get prompt medical attention during a survival situation.  Fortunately, there are a few …

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Super Easy Soap For Beginners.

I started making soap around the time I started prepping. Yes, I can go to the store and buy soap, but in a SHTF situation, that may not be an option. I make soap so I can save money, know what is in it, and most importantly, keep the skill fresh in my mind.    

10 Awesome Vinegar Life Hacks You Should Know.

We’ve put together a list of 10 interesting ways to make that bottle of vinegar work for you. Topics covered: 1. Unclogging a drain 2. Removing adhesive residue 3. Getting rid of awful smells. 4. DIY Cleaning Products 5. DIY Fruit fly Trap 6. Getting Wrinkles out of clothing (My favorite) 7. Preventing pets from scratching 8. …

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Your First-Aid Field Kit

One of the most talked about survival items is the first aid kit. There are limitless options to consider when purchasing or assembling one for your survival needs. They can be as simple a small pouch with some bandages, tape, ointment and over the counter pain relievers to large backpacks that contain everything but an x-ray …

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How to Coil and Store Ropes and Cords

 Coiling and rolling rope, cords or hose often starts out nice and neat but the finished product can easily end up being a tangled mess.  The good news is that there are a couple of really easy tricks and methods to use in order to prevent this from happening.  Let’s look at how you can keep your …

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How to Make Ant Bait Traps With Prescription Bottle Caps

Prescription bottle caps are the perfect size and design for improvised ant bait traps.  All you need to do is make a couple of modifications, use the right bait and place them in the right location.  Take a look at the following steps and see how this can be a safe and effective way to get a handle …

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How to Grow Your Own Loofah Sponges

Loofah products that you see on store shelves actually come from sponges that are related to the gourd family. You can grow your own and develop a limitless supply of these excellent cleaning products that can be used on the skin as well as for household chores. Let’s take a look at how easy it …

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