One of the more dangerous aspects of life post-collapse is the possibility of injury or illness. This is why it is important to know where and how to get effective medicines. There are common plants that can stop bleeding, speed the time required to knit a bone, treat diarrhea, stop bacterial infections, and more. These posts talk about some of them. Note that these pages are a resource for information only and should not be used as an alternative to a doctor. All herbal remedies should be used with care. If you aren’t 100% sure about a plant identification, do not use it!
A post listing a few of Miranda’s favorite medicines.
A post explaining the process of making an oil for topical application. It is also one of the first steps involved in making an ointment.
A post explaining how to take care of your teeth in the wild.
This post tells you about plants that repel insects. Which is very useful in mosquito season.
This post tells you how to make tinctures, which is an excellent way to store medicinal plants for long periods of time that need to be ingested.
Miranda’s notes from a Medicinal Plant class taught by Doc.
Details about that wonderful herb: Comfrey.
Everything you never wanted to know was in your cookies, and why you should have more.
The deliciousness of a fantastic plant called Wood Sorrel.
One might even consider this a magic medicinal herb.
When one wishes to rid the body of toxins, one might look to this pointy plant.