This isn’t the first post we have done about the benefits of vinegar, and it probably won’t be the last either, as apple cider vinegar in particular is just so useful and versatile… As a child I suffered with terribly throat infections and tonsillitis over and over. I used to find that gargling with ACV was great at soothing the pain. Below are 28 uses for ACV, 14 health uses and 14 beauty uses. Also, following on from our earlier post about making apple sauce, you can easily make your own apple vinegar, see out previous post: How To Make Apple Vinegar From Scratch. 28 Health & Beauty Uses For Apple Cider Vinegar
Oil Of Oregano is a first aid and home remedy powerhouse! It has antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, antiparasitic and anti-inflammatory properties… With all these medicinal properties, it is no wonder oil of oregano is so useful in treating so many different ailments and conditions…
As with most essential oils, you get what you pay for – oil of oregano and good quality oils don’t come cheap, so don’t be tempted by cheap oils. The good news is that whilst a 1oz bottle will set you back around $15, a little goes a long way, and that bottle should last you ages. Check out the link below to find out how to use oil of oregano to treat a whole range of conditions. Please also note the cautions at the bottom too.
If you want to purchase some oil of oregano, we have never been let down by NOW Essential Oils, so check out their Oil Of Oregano on Amazon.
Millions of people worldwide have either type 1 or type 2 diabetes, which in most cases is controlled with diet and medications. Many diabetics, especially those who are into prepping and emergency preparedness, are rightly concerned about how they would cope without access to insulin and other medications.
Below is a post written by Dr. Bones (aka Joe Alton, M.D from Doom And Bloom) all about disaster preparedness for diabetics. Actually it is more than just a post, it is part of a series of posts about diabetes in survival situations. There is even a very interesting post about how to make insulin, which could be very relevant, post SHTF. If you or a family member are diabetic, I recommend reading the whole series of posts.
(Photo from: Jill A. Brown)
One of the great things about using herbs to heal is that they are usually purchased prepared and ready to be used in foods. All you have to do is figure out the correct dosage and then consume the required amount. If the home remedy says take one teaspoon of turmeric a day, that’s all there is to it as in most cases it is the herb itself which is the remedy. Some remedies call for a combination of herbs, but even then it is usually just a case of mixing the required herbs.
If you want to stock up on the best healing herbs, check out the post below which lists the top 10 herbs used for home remedies. To find out even more about the healing powers of herbs, I recommend The Healing Herbs: The Ultimate Guide To The Curative Power Of Nature’s Medicines.