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9 Reasons Why Every Prepper Should Have a Stash of Alcohol (Even if you don’t drink)

Bottles of wine, beer, vodka and rum aren’t exactly what first comes to mind when preparing for emergencies, but there are several reasons preppers should consider having a stash of alcohol on hand, even if you don’t drink. For those who do drink, that purpose is obvious. Yet, alcohol also has value and uses that go beyond personal enjoyment. Here are nine reasons why every Survival Mom should consider having a stash of alcohol. 1. Disinfectants in your stash of …

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Hawthorn is a versatile and safe herb, good for the circulatory system.

Take Heart in the Face of Adversity: Hawthorn health benefits

Hawthorn, a small, thorny shrub or tree in the rose family, is a valuable herb to have around the homestead or in the herbal supplies pantry. Hawthorn health benefits have been known for many, many years. Several different types of hawthorn can be used interchangeably, but the most common varieties of the Crataegus spp. in use are C. monogyna, C. oxycantha, and C. laevigata. Hawthorn is a very versatile herb. In addition to the fresh  berries’ use as a food source, …

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Survival of the Fittest: Herbs for Peak Fitness

There is a whole category of plants that can increase the human body’s ability to adapt and respond positively to stress. These botanicals are called adaptogens, and deserve a place in herbal preparedness plans and gardens for their ability to promote healthy immunity and help your body excel during times of mental and physical challenges. Benefits of Adaptogens Although the reality of these plants often falls far short of their fad status and the overblown advertising campaigns of companies that …

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