Joseph and Amy Alton are the authors of The Survival Medicine Handbook: A Guide for When Help is Not on the Way. They’ve joined us with tips for handling children’s injuries, when you should go to the emergency room, why it’s good to have honey in your emergency kit, how to tell the difference between […]
Spider bites can be painful but they don’t have to be deadly, even if the spider is poisonous. A few good homeopathic remedies in your first aid kit can ease the pain and suffering of spider bites for you, your family and your livestock.
After ending up in the ER and hospitalized for several days, we realized just how unprepared we were for a medical emergency on the homestead. Here is what my five day hospital stay taught us about medical emergency management on the homestead
Electrolytes are just one of the things that you should have in your Poultry First Aid Kit. This water-soluble solution is perfect for heat stress, dehydration, illness, general stress and more. Get my thoughts on Sav-a-Chick and discover my homemade recipes for electrolytes. Find out what is safe to use in emergencies.
Pinecone Ginger is not only beautiful but it also smells divine! It is most known in Hawaii, as Awapuhi and was used many years ago as shampoo. It has many other uses though, continue reading the article to find out more about this wonderful plant.
From bumps and bruises to scrapes and scratches, a mommy kiss can cure most. Some household injuries go beyond wild and crazy children. Accidents happen and you just don’t see it coming. I know we mommies are super heroes, but we can’t do it all. It’s wise to have a natural first aid kit on […]