Make your own willow bark aspirin

How to Make Your Own Willow Bark Aspirin

The bark of the willow tree has been used for centuries as a pain reliever, the active ingredient being salicin. It was commonly used during the time of Hippocrates, when people were advised to chew on the bark to relieve pain and fever. The white willow and black willow are two of the most common willows that are used medicinally. Willow bark acts a lot like aspirin, which is why it is used for pain, including…

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Raising rabbits for meat

How to Raise Rabbits For Meat at Home

If you are looking at raising your own livestock for meat then look no further than the rabbit. These are a cheap and easy to keep protein source that just keep giving and will provide you and your family with meat all year round. The Best Rabbit Breeds When it comes to raising rabbits for meat, some breeds are better than others. New Zealand rabbits are a popular choice as they can grow to be…

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Start a Successful Vertical garden

How to Start a Successful Vertical Garden

If garden space is limited then why not use the space wisely by starting your very own vertical garden. Urban gardeners have been proving for some time now that you don’t need a big backyard or even a patch of earth to harvest your own salad or green your living space. These can either be created on a wall or even free standing if you prefer. If choosing to add to the wall of a…

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Energy saving tips

Energy Saving Tips for the UK Prepper

There is no doubt about it, prepping costs money and that doesn’t come from fresh air. The more money that can be saved elsewhere, the more that you can spend on your prepping supplies. We are going to share with you our list of the best energy saving tips for around your home which in turn will leave you with extra money in your pocket. Lower the Thermostat You must take the time to understand…

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How to make a Faraday cage

How to Make a Faraday Cage

The Faraday was first demonstrated by Michael Faraday in which it was shown that a hollow conducting shell shields the area inside from external electric fields. We know these shells today as Faraday cages. They can be made to any size or shape, from any conducting material and have many practical applications. A Faraday cage is a container that has been made of a conducting material such as wire mesh, that shields what it inside…

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