It is TEOTWAWKI and the zombies are coming. You've barricaded yourself and your family into your house and it's been about a week long bug in so far. You have ingeniously surrounded your home with treadmills on high speed to stop the zombies getting in (they're hooked up to your solar roof panels). You're safe but hungry.
Do you know how to survive a night in the bush?
Do you have an olive tree in your garden? If not, you should. They are pretty to look at, hardy and easy to care for. An absolute must for any homesteader. Here at The Sometime Survivalist, our Olive tree has done an outstanding job this year producing a great little crop. Yesterday we decided to …
If you pay attention to the news and weather channels you will be forgiven for a sense of rising anxiety over the current state of the world. An apocalypse or doomsday is not a foreign concept; I’m sure you remember Y2K & the Mayan Calendar?
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An Infusion is a fancy way of saying a cup of tea. Sometimes I may use the word Decoction which is a triple strength tea usually steeped for a lot longer or warmed in a slow cooker. A Tincture is a way of removing the oils from the herb over approximately 2 weeks using the highest proof you can find at a local liquor store.
Echinacea is well known for it's ability to fight upper respiratory infections such as cold and flu. It is non-toxic and can increase the body's resistance to infections and also improve recovery from bacterial, fungal and viral infections.
Do you grow your own herbs but don't know where to start with harvesting, drying and storing them? This post is for you!
For those interested in preparedness you will greatly benefit from the study of herbal medicine and adding a medicinal herb section to your survival garden is a must. Knowing what plants to use and how to use them when the SHTF will be invaluable to you and your family.