Make your own willow bark aspirin

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

Raising Rabbits For Meat

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

Start a Successful Vertical Garden

If garden space is limited then why not use the space wisely by starting your very own vertical garden. These can either be created on a wall or even free standing if you prefer. If choosing to add to the wall of a building, vertical gardens provide extra insulation to the property. Many types of plants will thrive in a vertical garden, from herbs and fruit to grasses and ferns. A popular choice for vertical…

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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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Are Preppers Crazy

Are Preppers Crazy?

The media likes to portray preppers as a crazy bunch of people but they do it for viewer counts and entertainment purposes. People think preppers are crazy because we use language like “TEOTWAWKI, SHTF, and Bug Out” but the kids of today normal when they use language like “YOLO, LOL, and LMAO”. Is it really crazy to want to save the lives of your loved ones during a natural disaster? Is it really crazy to…

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