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Primitive Survival Medicine Part 2 "WEEDS"

Primitive Survival Medicine Part 2 “WEEDS”

Weeds are powerful medicine. There are weeds that will kill a virus on contact, Weeds to detox and or purify the blood, to provide a true balance of vitamins and minerals, and there are weeds that will provide you with a safe and natural form of energy. there are also powerful weeds that will help calm the central nervous system. while others can be used to stop bleeding 

All this in addition to helping much more such as the common cold nutritional support, and even used for wound management

Dandelion: loaded with vitamins and minerals A, K, Magnesium, Manganese,and more also will purify the lower abdominal organs and blood from toxins and neurotoxins.
Plantain: a powerful herb that will stop bleeding ( tear leaves to get juices going place on wound with pressure and bleeding will begin to coagulate
Thistle: a powerful weed that will purify and heal the liver
Burdock: A powerful blood purifier and can be eaten or made as a greens stew for nutrition.
Mullein: This herb will kill any virus on contact
Skunk Cabbage: used as an antispasmodic
Lawn Daisies: to help aid in clearing up Bronchitis
Wild Fern: used as a natural mosquito repellent
Wild Mint: used as a natural mosquito and insect repellent
Chicory: used as a lung detoxifier from pollution
Cattail: the base of the root usually while can be eaten as a natural form of energy
Ground Ivy: to help clear up severe respiratory problems (just a little bit and not for long term use)
Red Clover: is high in protein, whooping cough, cough, hot flashes asthma, bronchitis, high cholesterol
White Clover: loaded with vitamins and minerals Vitamins A,B, C, E, Calcium, Magnesium, chromium and potassium and is good for immune system support due to its combination of vitamins and minerals. and is high in protein.
Nettles: A powerful herb for overall nutritional support and natural energy.

Making a Energy Tonic/Tea
Take 2 tablespoons of nettles, 1 teaspoon of dandelion and 1/4 handful of clover flowers. Bring 12 oz. of water to a hard boil ad all herbs and bring to a low simmer until it has boiled down to half stain in a cheesecloth or cotton bandana and drink hot or cool throughout the day.

Secondly, the Base of the cattail usually white indicating a natural form of starches can be eaten raw as a form of safe natural energy.


Using Wild Fern and Mint will keep bugs away simply snap a sprig or two if on a trail place shaped spit onto of each ear like a pencil or weave it in your debre hut or lean to you can also put it in your camp fire and the smoke from the oils will drive the gnats, mosquitos and spiders away.

Primitive Survival Medicine Part 1 "Barks"

Using Barks for Medicine , Nutrition and Survival. Part 1

There are many Barks that can be used for natural solutions even in a primitive fashion. There are  both outer and inner barks that are can be used. The inner barks are more potent and nutritional and can even be used to heal broken bones by using a poultice. The inner Bark of a slippery elm tree dried and powdered have been used by native americans for many centuries to remove the gamey taste from their meats also they used it for gelling there foods for preservation. but it also has been used for broken bones using poultices.

Slippery Elm Bark:
They would make a plaster/gruel from the powdered slippery elm inner bark and wrap it with a animal skin slit in many areas  for ventilation ( as a polutice). weeds were also placed in the mash/gruel such as dandelion for its magnesium and vitamins and even lawn daisies to help with inflammation. then splinting it baed on the severity of its break. Sometime even Pine bark was added for its antiseptic properties. Finally wrapped with a vine or a stander length of a bark.

Also if famine ever broke out an individual could nutritionally survive indefinitely . You would still feel a hungry feeling but then you would fill your stomach with roughage, berries, and plants and roots and leave soups/stews would solve this immediately. Secondly . This herb/ Bark is so safe if a mother that was breast-feeding an infant became ill the gruel could be fead to the infant indefinably.

Slippery Elm bark absorbs almost 20 times the amount of water  it’s volume

Wild Cherry Bark:
The inner bark of the wild cherry tree was used for acid reflux and heartburn and as a decongestative. This would help purge the lungs from the excessive muscus in the lungs. The natural acids and levels of tannins replenished the lacking stomach acids that would cause the heartburn and acid reflux effects.

Pine Bark:
 Most Pine Barks  were used fore its antiseptic properties thus making washes for wounds sores blisters calus’ blisters and even mosquito and bug bites scratches and more defeating external infections. a tea from the inner bark can be used to help fever, colds. flus  and more.

Also hard braces and supports were made out of many braces and even boils and cooled till warm and place on effected area to dispose medicinal properties especially on lung areas. and used also as a warm compress when more nutritional values were needed various mosses were boiled and added before the bark.

Again,Teas and Barks: making teas with barks can be very effective medicinally for both internal and external aliments making a tea and letting it cool makes an outstanding  antiseptic external wash for wound infection prevention and much more.

Wild Cherry Bark Tea: for heartburn, acid reflux and lung congestion.  4 tablespoons of raw inner wild cherry bark in 12 ounces of hard boiling water  low simmer for 30 minutes with lid on non aluminum pot. Adult take as needed but no more than 3 times day.

Slippery Elm Bark Tea: for Colds Flus Pneumonia , Cancer, and as a nutritional support tea ( to keep your immune  systems and adrenal glands in optimal health.
4 tablespoons of raw inner wild cherry bark in 12 ounces of hard boiling water  low simmer for 30 minutes with lid on non aluminum pot. Adult take as needed.

Pine Bark Tea: antiseptic wash for wounds bug, spider and snake bites,
4 tablespoons of raw inner wild cherry bark in 12 ounces of hard boiling water  low simmer for 30 minutes with lid on non aluminum pot. Let Cool , Use as needed can also be used as a bug repellents and for gargling for a soar throat.

Using it as a hot tea will help with Clod n Flus, Bronchitis, Pneumonia. and more bout also for a cold night drink.  daily.

The Power of Herbs for Preppers Series "HAWTHORNE"

The Power of herbs for Preppers “HAWTHORNE”

This bright red crab apple type of herb is used as a powerful heart tonic.  aiding in both vascular and arterial walls , thus cleansing and strengthening the circulatory system. this herb increases blood flow naturally and safely while minting a health blood flow constantly.

Now that sufficient blood flow is maintained throughout all the main systems, Oxygen ,nutrients and vitamins and more are delivered more readily and continuously thus strengthening the heart, and both vascular and arterial systems overall. Secondly, this herb helps and protects the vascular system  oxidation, thus helping fluid retentions of congestive heart failure.

Because of its ability to strengthen the heart muscles metabolism, allowing better contractions and a more stable beating.

A few Good uses for Hawthorne are:

  • To strengthen the heart muscles overall
  • Cardiovascular insufficiency
  • Hardening of the arteries
  • Anemia
  • Myocardial inflammation
  • Slow heat rate
  • Rapid heart rate
  • Palpitations
  • Water retention
  • Removal of oxidized cholesterol

Dosing: (Adults) 1/2 teaspoon of high quality organic tincture in a glass of 4 ounces of warm filtered water twice daily

Herbal Recipe:
Hawthone Tea:

Take 2 teaspoons of certified organic dried hawthorne leaf 
Add to tea ball and add 8 ounces of boiling water let steep 15-25 minute the longer you let it steep the stinger it becomes.  Take 2 times daily.

Note: Taking other supplements may magnify the effects of this herbs effects.