When disaster strikes, it will take more than food and water to keep one’s family alive. Prepper’s Natural Medicine empowers readers with all the information they need to safely create their own medicines when a major disaster has rendered doctors, hospitals, and pharmacies unavailable. Using healing plants widely available and easily grown thoroughout the US, expert prepper Cat Ellis explains how to craft renewable medicines from herbs, lichen, fungi, and other natural ingredients. She shares valuable tips for using Mother Nature’s pharmacy for situations specific to a large-scale disaster scenario, from an E. coli outbreak to an influenza pandemic.
This lifesaving guide breaks down the medicinal properties of a wide range of ingredients, instructs readers on storing herbs and essential oils to extend their potency, and explains which herbs are best for vulnerable groups like children and pregnant women. The comprehensive, step-by-step instructions in this book ensure that anyone can be fully equipped to protect their most valuable asset in an emergency—their health.