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CDC: The Post-Antibiotic Era Is Already Here

CDC: The Post-Antibiotic Era Is Already Here

🕔11:44, 20.Jan 2020

The CDC says we should all stop pondering the possibility of entering a post-antibiotic era. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention staunchly maintain it’s already here. The miracles of modern medicine appear to have met their match – “superbugs.”

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Remove These 14 Things from Your Medicine Cabinet Immediately

Remove These 14 Things from Your Medicine Cabinet Immediately

🕔09:51, 17.Jan 2020

Medicine cabinets are interesting things. While useful for the storage of medicines and other things that we need, many seem to turn into a black hole. Anything that enters into the gravitational pull of a medicine cabinet is there forever.

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How to Tell the Difference Between the Poisonous Virginia Creeper and the Healthy American Ginseng

How to Tell the Difference Between the Poisonous Virginia Creeper and the Healthy American Ginseng

🕔09:27, 6.Jan 2020

Inexperienced foragers might have trouble distinguishing between the healthy American Ginseng plant and the poisonous Virginia Creeper. The two plants have much in common, but we will discuss both plants, highlighting the differences so that you can tell them apart

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How to Make a Natural Remedy for Food Poisoning

How to Make a Natural Remedy for Food Poisoning

🕔08:26, 24.Dec 2019

Food poisoning is serious business; nothing to be trifled with. According to estimates by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 48 million people per year suffer some form of food poisoning. That’s roughly one in every six Americans.

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Sour Tea Helps You Avoid High Blood Pressure

Sour Tea Helps You Avoid High Blood Pressure

🕔09:35, 10.Dec 2019

Nearly half of American adults have high blood pressure, according to the American Heart Association. Unfortunately, many of them are unaware they have it or of the damage that it can cause. High blood pressure is often called “the silent

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The Health Benefits of Prickly Ash

The Health Benefits of Prickly Ash

🕔08:26, 3.Dec 2019

Prickly ash is a natural herbal supplement that has been used to treat a myriad of conditions and injuries for thousands of years. This perennial plant can be grown as either a tree or a shrub, making it a great

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15 Best Herbs for Your Prepper Garden

15 Best Herbs for Your Prepper Garden

🕔07:48, 5.Nov 2019

Gardens are wonderful, on many levels. They allow us to plant specifically what we want, maybe save a little money and, most importantly, have some control over the way our foods and herbs are treated before they enter our systems.

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How to Identify and Use Kratom – the Painkilling Plant that Substitutes Opioids

How to Identify and Use Kratom – the Painkilling Plant that Substitutes Opioids

🕔07:59, 18.Oct 2019

Derived from a type of evergreen tree, kratom contains two alkaloid compounds called mitragynine and 7-hydroxymitragynine. These act directly upon the nervous system to induce a calming, pain-relieving effect. Although originally from Asia, kratom has slowly started to gain popularity

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Study: THC Removes Toxic Protein that Causes Alzheimer’s from the Brain

Study: THC Removes Toxic Protein that Causes Alzheimer’s from the Brain

🕔07:37, 15.Oct 2019

We’ve long had anecdotal evidence of THC helping Alzheimer’s patients, but now we have several scientific studies on the subject that show evidence that THC has a beneficial effect on Alzheimer’s plaques. THC could be a good treatment option, attacking

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Why You Should Replace Your Painkillers

Why You Should Replace Your Painkillers

🕔08:11, 11.Oct 2019

My mother sat me down on her bed and her eyes were already red from tears. I was around 15 years old and had no idea what was going on. “I have to go away for a little bit, Jim,”

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Homemade Fermented Honey Garlic

Homemade Fermented Honey Garlic

🕔08:54, 10.Sep 2019

Garlic and honey are two wonderful ingredients from nature. Both of these have strong anti-inflammatory properties and are great as a home remedy for fighting both colds and the flu. Besides having strong anti-inflammatory properties, honey and garlic are also

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Harvesting and Using Dandelion Roots – The Natural Detoxifier

Harvesting and Using Dandelion Roots – The Natural Detoxifier

🕔00:00, 23.Aug 2019

Most people see a dandelion growing and immediately reach for the weed killer, but I am hoping to change a few minds on the usefulness of this “weed”. Dandelions are useful as an herbal remedy, detoxifier, and food source. The

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How to Make Anti-Inflammatory Band-Aid Using Plantain

How to Make Anti-Inflammatory Band-Aid Using Plantain

🕔09:06, 2.Jul 2019

Plantain is an amazing plant likely found in your garden. We are not talking about that greenish type of banana but a green plant found in your back yard. People often remove plantain as they find is unattractive, but this

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How I Survived Alone for 10 Months Living Off the Land

How I Survived Alone for 10 Months Living Off the Land

🕔10:31, 24.Jun 2019

Editor’s note: Mary Calder is one of our most dedicated readers and member of our small community here on Askaprepper.com. This is her 10-month struggle to survive off the land in a life-threatening situation, from which we can all learn

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The Antibiotic Honey That Shouldn’t Be Missing From Your Stockpile

The Antibiotic Honey That Shouldn’t Be Missing From Your Stockpile

🕔08:08, 18.Jun 2019

One of the tricks that makes prepping easier is to stockpile things that have more than one use. Duct tape is the classic example, of course – it’s practically a miracle substance. Vinegar isn’t far behind. As well as being

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