5 Post-Emergency Herbs: The Calming Cuppa

Five Herbs for Emotional Support Post Emergency The experience of dealing with an emergency situation can leave you feeling shaken, drained, and upset. Stopping long enough to go through the familiar motions of making a cup of tea can give you a focal point to counter feelings of being scatterbrained and disorganized, but not just any tea will do. Earl grey, green tea, and other teas made with camellia sinensis (the tea most people are familiar with) could add to …

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Frugal Fall Planting - The Survival Mom

Frugal Fall Planting

Great tips here! Pin for later! Fall is not necessarily considered a time for planting, especially for folks in the colder growing zones. However, fall plant sales at your local nursery or greenhouse should not be passed up when thinking of long-term food gardens and self-sufficiency needs. These sales give us a great opportunity to purchase plants at a super discount while also allowing the plants time to develop healthy root systems. Use this time of year and the sales provided at …

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Drink Herbal Tea for Extra Vitamins

Herbal Teas for Extra Nutrition in a SHTF Scenario

Many preppers make sure to have a bottle of vitamins in their emergency supplies. Vitamin pills can be a quick way to make sure you are getting your recommended daily allowance of vitamins, minerals, and trace minerals during an evacuation or short term scenario, when you may not be eating as well as usual. But what if you were in a situation where your vitamin supplements had run out? In a long term, shelter-in-place scenario, herbs could be invaluable as …

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This is a great introduction to using common medicinal herbs. | via www.TheSurvivalMom.com

Top 5 Favorite Medicinal Herbs

 Top 5 Favorite Medicinal Herbs Whether you grow your own herbs or buy them, these are my top 5 favorite medicinal herbs to have on hand.  I am NOT a doctor!  These herbs are not substitutes for a doctor’s medical advice! They are simple herbs, usually in capsule or tea form, that can be purchased at your local grocery or health food store.  1.  Echinacea This herb is an immunity boosting supplement. Take it during cold and flu season. It should …

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