Alternative Medicine In A Survival Situation

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Alternative Medicine In A Survival Situation

What if a natural disaster or some unforeseen event occurred that shut down the city, maybe even the world? What would you do if you needed medicine, or your prescriptions filled? Sounds scary, right?

It can be hard to think of a world without doctors and pharmacies, but it was done way back in the day when people traveled by stagecoach and the only medicine they had was natural remedies.

If you want to prepared for the unexpected, here are some items you should have on hand …

  1. Organic Pressed Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is making a re-emergence in popularity as we re-discover its powerful benefits that was well known back in the day. It is beneficial for everything from your skin to your organs, metabolism, digestion, skin, and hair. It also helps fight diseases like cancer

Properties:

  • Microbial
  • Antibacterial
  • Antifungal
  • Antioxidant

Helps Prevent:

  • Topically

-Prevents toxins from entering skin

  • Orally – Boosts Immune System To Help Prevent:

-Colds

-Flu

-Autoimmune Diseases like HIV or Herpes

Use For Existing Conditions …

  • Heart Diseases

Even though coconut oil has a lot of saturated fat, it is 50% lauric acid which aids  in preventing heart conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and heart burn. It also helps to prevent atherosclerosis by reducing injury to arteries.

  • Infections

Coconut oil fights infections with its antiseptic, antifungal, and antivirual  components. This is helpful in killing measles, hepatitis, the flue, Herpes, SARS and more. It is also effective in treating throat infections, ulcers, urinary tract  infections, gonorrhea, pneumonia, ringworm, athlete’s foot, candidas, diaper  rash, and more.

*Make sure the coconut oil is organic

  1. Organic Apple Cider Vinegar with Mother

It is important to get organic and with ‘mother.’ Read the label. This type of apple cider vinegar is cloudy and you can see the mother floating in the bottom.

Contains:

  • Magnesium
  • Potassium
  • Phosphor
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Sulfur

Properties:

  • Antibacterial

Treats:

  • Topically

-Insect Stings

-Bug Bites

-Burns

-Swelling

-Pain

  • Orally

-Digestion Problems

-Acid Reflux

-Detox Organs

-Detox Blood

-Detox Digestive Tract

Use For Existing Conditions:

  • High Blood Pressure

Apple cider vinegar contains potassium which lowers blood pressure by thinning the blood. Two tablespoons aded to a glass of water with on table spoon of  honey is a great way to start the day.

  • Diabetes

Apple cider vinegar helps to lower glucose levels, making it highly beneficial for diabetic patients. Add two tablespoons to a glass of water before bed and wake  with lower blood sugar levels at a reduction of 4% to 6%.

  • Arthritis

Arthritis occurs when toxins, carried in the bloodstream, become deposited in       joints. These toxins become gritty and stony, growing larger as more are deposited in the joints, causing crippling pain when moving. Two tablespoons  of apple cider vinegar a day greatly reduces pain and swelling by breaking down the toxins and flushing them out of the joints. You can also apply apple cider  vinegar topically by adding a half cup of vinegar to three cups of water, heating it up, and then soaking a rag in the warm mixture. Don’t make it too hot. You don’t   want to burn your skin.

  1. Garlic

Having raw garlic on hand is the best thing you can have in your arsenal.

Properties:

  • Antibacterial

Treats:

  • Earaches

If you don’t have liquid garlic capsules on hand, crush raw garlic and squeeze the juice into your ear while laying on your side with the painful ear facing up. After about five minutes the pain should begin to subside, with the infection clearing in a few hours.

  • Toothaches

Apply crushed raw garlic to your tooth and the gums surrounding it. It might burn a little, but it will kill the infection and prevent losing the tooth.

  • Respiratory Problems

For colds and allergies that make it hard to breath, use a sock or any type of little bag, filled with two garlic cloves. Lie down with the sock on your chest or near   your head. Soon you will be breathing freely.  You can also boil chopped garlic and breathe in the steam to clear sinus pressure and infections.

  1. Colloidal Silver

Before the 1930s, colloidal silver was the go to antibiotic. Microscopic silver particles are suspended in liquid and can kill many infectious bacteria. The phrase “born with a silver spoon in his mouth,” was coined back in the day when the children of the wealthy were treated for the plague by having them suck on a silver spoon. Hospitals use it as a disinfectant, and farmers milk cows and goats using silver buckets to collect the milk in order to prevent the growth of bacteria.

Properties:

  • Antibiotic

Treats:

  • Kills over 650 bacteria strains that cannot become resistant to it over time
  • Best overall germ killer
  1. Cayenne Pepper

Cayenne pepper is a life saver, working instantly in many emergencies.

Treats

  • Hemorrhaging

When applied to deep cuts, even those bleeding profusely, cayenne pepper will   stop the blood while fighting infection and helping the wound to heal. It also deadens nerves, helping to alleviate pain. It might sting at first though.

  • Heart Attack

A cup of hot water with one teaspoon of cayenne pepper in it will stop a heart       attack instantly in a victim who is still breathing.

  • Convulsions
    As with heart attacks, a cup of hot water with one teaspoon of cayenne pepper will prevent convulsions and help stop them once they start, if able to drink.

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