Extreme Winter Survival Vehicle Kit

TheBreakaway
Zy Marquiez
January 9, 2017

Sensible Prepper Presents: Extreme Winter Survival Vehicle Kit. We’re putting together the items that can give you a fighting chance against Old Man Winter. Inspired by the Story of the family in NW Nevada who in 2014, was stranded in their vehicle for 48 hours in -21 degree temps and their story of survival.

The Best Invention You Don’t Know Exists

Source: CanadianPrepper
June 16, 2017

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23 Medicinal #Plants you need to know about when #SHTF

Image: 23 Medicinal plants you need to know about when SHTF
Source: NaturalNews.com
Earl Garcia
May 17, 201

Native Americans used a variety of herbal medicines for treating a plethora of illnesses. An article published in AskaPrepper.com listed 23 of the most commonly-used plants in the arsenal of Native American medicine.

  1. Blackberry – These antioxidant-rich berries were commonly used by the Cherokee people to treat an upset stomach. Blackberry tea is used to relieve swollen tissue and joints, and treat diarrhea. Blackberry root mixed with honey or maple syrup is a potent, all-natural cough syrup.
  2. Mint – The Cherokee brewed mint tea to relieve digestion problems.
  3. Yarrow – Ancient Greeks used yarrow to stem excess bleeding. The pioneers and Aborigines also used the plant as a poultice applied directly on open wounds to promote blood clotting.
  4. Rosemary – This plant is considered sacred among Native American tribes. They used the plant as an analgesic to ease sore joints, muscle pain and spasms. Rosemary is also used to improve memory and boost the circulatory, immune, and nervous system.
  5. Sumac – While the plant has many uses, Native American healers primarily used it for treating eye problems. It is also used as a gargle for sore throat.
  6. Black gum bark – The Cherokee people used to brew mild tea from twigs and black gum bark to ease chest pain.
  7. Cattail – Known as the “supermarket of the swamp,” cattails are an excellent food source among the Native Americans. The plant’s easily digestible parts make it an ideal recovery food.
  8. Red clover – Native American healers used red clover to treat inflammation and respiratory conditions.
  9. Wild rose – Wild rose is used for the treatment of the common cold. The Native Americans also used this plant as a mild diuretic, while a petal infusion is used to cure sore throat.
  10. Greenbriar – This plant is also known as “pull out a sticker.” Brewed greenbriar root is an excellent blood purifier for relieving joint pain.
  11. Buck Brush – Also known as “hummingbird blossom,” Native Americans used this plant to treat a plethora of diseases such as mouth and throat conditions, inflammation, cysts and fibriod tumors.
  12. Wild ginger – This plant is commonly used to treat earache and ear infection.
  13. Saw palmetto – Native American healers used this plant to relieve abdominal pain, and to promote appetite and digestion.
  14. Sage – Just like rosemary, sage is considered a sacred plant among Native Americans. They used this plant to treat abdominal cramps, spasms, colds, and flu.
  15. Prickly pear cactus – Poultice made from mature cactus pads relieves wounds, burns and boils.
  16. Slippery elm – Brewed tree bark health soothes toothache and treats skin conditions, respiratory infections, and sore throats.
  17. Lavender – Native Americans used lavender to address insomnia, anxiety, and depression.
  18. Mullein – Concoctions made from mullein roots relieve swelling joints, hands, and feet.
  19. Honeysuckle – This plant is used to treat asthma, arthritis, mumps, and hepatitis.
  20. Uva Ursi – Native Americans used this plant to treat bladder and urinary tract infection.
  21. Licorice root – Native American healers used this plant to ease stomach problems, food poisoning, and bronchitis.
  22. Devil’s claw – Tea made from devil’s claw may reduce the effects of diabetes. The plant is also used to treat skin conditions, arthritis, and digestion issues.
  23. Ashwagandha – The plant is used to treat a variety of ailments including bone weakness, muscle weakness, and tension as well as loose teeth, memory loss, and rheumatism.

Native American medicine has long been touted for its effective use of plants in healing a variety of diseases. Native American medicine is believed to be as old as 40,000 years and is practically a combination of health practices of more than 500 distinct nations residing in the Americas prior to European exploration at the end of the 15th century. The practice is widely recognized for its philosophy: That man is a part of nature and that health is about achieving balance.

Sources include: 

AskaPrepper.com

HealthAndHealingNY.org

DailyHealthPost.com

Read More At: NaturalNews.com

Communication Options For Preppers

Source: RealitySurvival
March 7, 2017

This video talks about a few practical communication options for preppers. I talk about some of the pros and cons as I see them and give you a look at what I have assembled so far. I really like the GMRS radios that have been introduced by Midland lately. Click here to see Commspreppers video on the MXT400:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4kR4…

The Dirt: Surviving This Economy

Source: Guildbrook Farm | Simple Sustainable Living
January 23, 2017

The world is changing. Globalization, automation, inflation, and the outsourcing of jobs has made it difficult for the average person to survive in today’s economy. We don’t have a magic solution, but we discuss what worked for us and how we changed the way we approached life.

If you have some tips or a video on simple living, please be sure to leave a comment or link below. We encourage community and want to provide access to a variety of information so viewers can make their own informed decisions about the topics we cover.

Be sure to subscribe, we have a lot of videos coming out on homesteading, simple living, prepping, food storage, and healthy recipes. Follow us on our journey to become more self-reliant.

Thanks for watching!

Jaime and Jeremy

Should You Barter Ammo in SHTF or WROL?

Source: RealitySurvival
J.J. Johnson
January 5, 2017

If you are new to this channel, Welcome to the Reality Survival Channel! On this survival channel I teach a full range of Survival Skills. The tips and techniques that I teach here are very useful for people who enjoy camping, hunting, hiking, backpacking and mountaineering. If you enjoy the outdoors and going on an adventure into the woods you will love the survival information you can find on this channel! My goal is to educate folks on real world survival tips and techniques including Wilderness Survival, Urban Survival, Primitive Survival, Bushcraft, & more. I also do Outdoor Gear Reviews on Survival Kits, Survival Gear, Survival Knives, Guns, Bug Out Bag Gear & just about any kind of Every Day Carry (EDC) Gear & disaster preparedness or prepping gear. I learned many of the survival skills I teach here when I was a Survival instructor for the USAF about 15 years ago (class 97-02). But since then I have also been honing my skills and developing and learning new survival skills sets as well! Go ahead & subscribe!

Who am I? I ( JJ Johnson ) am a former active duty USAF SERE Instructor. What is a SERE Instructor? SERE stands for Survival Evasion Resistance and Escape. Basically it was a position that taught combat Wilderness Survival techniques to USAF aircrew members in the mountains North of Spokane Washington near Fairchild AFB. I am also the owner and author of http://www.RealitySurvival.Com. I have worked for the DoD in various positions for about 18 years now. I am an avid outdoorsman, hunter, shooter, and gear reviewer, a prepper, a Christian and a conservative constitutionalist.

Reality Survival Digest [Episode 1]

Source: RealitySurvival
J.J. Johnson
January 3, 2017

Johnson discusses a recent emergency that a family went through and what they could have done differently in order to be more prepared in facing unexpected obstacles.

If you are new to this channel, Welcome to the Reality Survival Channel! On this survival channel I teach a full range of Survival Skills. The tips and techniques that I teach here are very useful for people who enjoy camping, hunting, hiking, backpacking and mountaineering. If you enjoy the outdoors and going on an adventure into the woods you will love the survival information you can find on this channel! My goal is to educate folks on real world survival tips and techniques including Wilderness Survival, Urban Survival, Primitive Survival, Bushcraft, & more. I also do Outdoor Gear Reviews on Survival Kits, Survival Gear, Survival Knives, Guns, Bug Out Bag Gear & just about any kind of Every Day Carry (EDC) Gear & disaster preparedness or prepping gear. I learned many of the survival skills I teach here when I was a Survival instructor for the USAF about 15 years ago (class 97-02). But since then I have also been honing my skills and developing and learning new survival skills sets as well! Go ahead & subscribe!

Who am I? I ( JJ Johnson ) am a former active duty USAF SERE Instructor. What is a SERE Instructor? SERE stands for Survival Evasion Resistance and Escape. Basically it was a position that taught combat Wilderness Survival techniques to USAF aircrew members in the mountains North of Spokane Washington near Fairchild AFB. I am also the owner and author of http://www.RealitySurvival.Com. I have worked for the DoD in various positions for about 18 years now. I am an avid outdoorsman, hunter, shooter, and gear reviewer, a prepper, a Christian and a conservative constitutionalist.