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How to Make the Most Powerful Natural Antibiotic

How to Make the Most Powerful Natural Antibiotic

🕔14:28, 5.Mar 2015

Herbal tinctures are typically an alcoholic extract of plant or animal material. One of the best solvents you can find in any home is VINEGAR. Being acidic is a better solvent for obtaining alkaloids then most of industrial products. The

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Making Raw Apple Cider Vinegar at Home

Making Raw Apple Cider Vinegar at Home

🕔14:11, 26.Feb 2015

The best apple cider vinegars are organic, unfiltered and raw (unpasteurized). I personally use scraps (peels and cores). This way I get to eat my apples and make vinegar too. Or if you are making a pie or apple sauce…

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100-Year-Old Way to Filter Rainwater in a Barrel

100-Year-Old Way to Filter Rainwater in a Barrel

🕔13:32, 25.Feb 2015

During our boiling, broiling, blistering summer of 2012 here in the Missouri Ozarks, water was a topic of conversation wherever we went. Creeks and ponds dried up (some never recovered) and the water table dropped, forcing a few neighbors to

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Turning Flour into Hardtack Biscuits With Over 100 Year Shelf Life

Turning Flour into Hardtack Biscuits With Over 100 Year Shelf Life

🕔12:22, 23.Feb 2015

Why stockpile flour (max shelf-life 1 year) when you can turn it into Hardtack Biscuits which will last indefinitely. Hardtacks were the main food source for sailors for centuries (during the Tudor and later periods). But the Civil War is

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Ingenious Foods People Made During Famines

Ingenious Foods People Made During Famines

🕔13:14, 19.Feb 2015

My guess is none of you experienced a long time hunger. But probably most of you are familiar with the feeling of skipping 2 or 3 meals. Not a very pleasant one. During that time did you experience fatigue or

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14 Powerful Natural Remedies For A Sinus Infection

14 Powerful Natural Remedies For A Sinus Infection

🕔15:35, 17.Feb 2015

Inflammation and congestion of the sinuses – known collectively as a sinus infection – can have a wide variety of causes including indoor and outdoor airborne allergens, as well as dietary irritants like dairy, gluten, and artificial additives. Western medicine treats

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How to Tell When Your Canned Foods Become Spoiled?

How to Tell When Your Canned Foods Become Spoiled?

🕔12:34, 16.Feb 2015

Have you ever opened a can you made a year before, and you didn’t know whether it was spoiled or not? Whether to throw it away or just remove – for example the mold – and consume the rest? I

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How To Pan For Gold, Platinum and Other Metals

How To Pan For Gold, Platinum and Other Metals

🕔12:53, 6.Feb 2015

The principal behind gold panning is really simple. Gold is heavy. Just about everything else is lighter. If you load a pie-pan shaped container with gold-bearing gravel and sand, proper agitation in water should cause the gold to sink to

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30 Lost Ways of Survival from 1880 We Should All Learn

30 Lost Ways of Survival from 1880 We Should All Learn

🕔13:31, 1.Feb 2015

People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how the guys who wandered the west 150 or so years ago did it. 1.Community – We were not meant to

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30 Survival Uses for Wood Ashes You Never Thought of

30 Survival Uses for Wood Ashes You Never Thought of

🕔05:19, 29.Jan 2015

1. Make lye water out of ash. You can boil 2-3 spoons of ash (clean white/grey fluffy ash) with water and then filter it with a coffee filter. Lye water is a great cleaning agent and sanitizer for clothes, floors, windows, silverware,

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10 of the Best Bartering Items if the Grid Goes Down

10 of the Best Bartering Items if the Grid Goes Down

🕔14:09, 10.Dec 2014

If we have an event similar to the nationwide power outage portrayed in American Blackout, there is little doubt that we will eventually have widespread panic, looting and rioting by people who either don’t care or are driven to criminal

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Homemade Water Wheel Electric Generator

Homemade Water Wheel Electric Generator

🕔19:18, 3.Jun 2014

A medium size water wheel electric generator can provide enough electricity for one house (3 bulbs, one TV and one radio all running at the same time). Not only you will no longer dependent on the power grid, but you’ll

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The Disaster Myth Narrative: No One Panics, No One Loots, No One Goes Hungry

The Disaster Myth Narrative: No One Panics, No One Loots, No One Goes Hungry

🕔22:56, 11.Feb 2014

SHTFplan Editor’s Note: There will be no panic. The government will be there to help when everything around you falls apart. Those really smart people on TV said so. This is the 21st century, and we’re way past really bad

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