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10 Remedies for Itchy Mosquito Bites

June 30, 2015 aptprepper 1

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com As I have shared previously, our area has been having a lot of rain these past two months. While I am grateful for an end to the drought, the enormous amounts of rain has resulted in flooding, and one other unwelcome effect: an explosion in the mosquito population. Everywhere I look there are puddles and other forms of standing water: breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Just taking a half hour walk in the morning, I […]

Tinctures, Salves, Poultices and More

April 4, 2014 aptprepper 0

I have not given much thought to tinctures, salves and poultices until I read the e-book Home Remedies by Alex Smith.   We will get back to what they are in a bit. First, let’s talk about the book. Home Remedies is exactly that:  a book that gives cures for common ailments using easy to find household items.  The conditions are listed in alphabetical order, making things easy to find.  One thing I did not expect was, the book also gives […]

Home Remedy for Sinus Allergy Sufferers

September 27, 2013 aptprepper 2

My allergies have started bothering me, with itchy, watery eyes, early morning congestion, sneezing, signaling the start of the fall allergy season. At my last physical check-up my doctor asked me if I’ve had any health issues bothering me, and I did mention my sinuses bother me every fall and spring.  I can always tell the seasons by my chronic sinus congestion.  I told him I already take antihistamines, but sometimes they don’t help, and I don’t really want prescription […]

Five Home Remedies that Really Work

December 5, 2012 aptprepper 1

Being a preparedness for emergencies, includes knowledge of common home remedies for simple ailments from hiccups to sore throats.   I am not a medical professional, but a mom who knows a few homemade cures that work.  Your results may vary, and if your problem persists, please consult a doctor. Nose or Chest Congestion  One of my kids recently had severe congestion and this remedy really helped. You will need:  Small pot with water  Bath Towel  Eucalyptus oil Bring the small […]