Medicinal plants

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Medicinal Plants

Since the beginning of time, flowers have been used medicinally by healers of all cultures. They’ve been used for healing and for harm, for seasoning foods and even as a primary source of sustenance. The folklore surrounding wildflowers is rich and varied but some of those tales are more than just lore – they’re actually backed by science and proven by time. You should know about which wildflowers are worth being in your medical kit in case you need them.

Since we’re talking about plants found in North America, we should take some notes from the Native American tribes. They had herbology down to an art (or more accurately, a science) and many of the names of flowers even came from them.

Continue reading at SurvivoPedia: 12 Essential Wildflowers For Your Medical Kit


Skills For The Apacalypse

Prepography – The Art & Study of Self-Reliance

Andrew’s Note:  I got a kick out of this and won’t even bother commenting on conclusions like swordplay and turning a school bus into a ‘spiked death machine!’

Top 10 Weeds That Heal

Prepography – The Art & Study of Self-Reliance

Andrew’s Note:  Today’s infographic, 10 Weeds That Heal, is designed to encourage you to study medicinal plants and herbs.  DO NOT TRY ANY OF THESE REMEDIES WITHOUT SIGNIFICANT INDIVIDUAL STUDY AND TRAINING…specifically of the plants you’ll encounter in your environment.  Remember that to forage and use medicinal plants you must learn not just how to identify beneficial plants, but also how to identify the dangerous and poisonous lookalikes.