Vaseline is often found in medicine cabinets across the United States. But have you ever thought of adding some to your prepping gear? It actually can be useful in a survival situation and offers many benefits to those in an emergency. And if you’re a more natural prepper, we’ve got a few alternatives to Vaseline for you that are just as good, if not better!
Honey is a must-have for pantries. Not only is it packed with health benefits but also serves many medicinal purposes including first aid, wound care, and homeopathic aids. This primer can help you better understand how it aids in health, but also how to use in first aid.
Will 911 and its emergency services always be there for us? Recent statistics on the shortages of ambulances in some cities in the United States say maybe not…especially during a disaster.
Everyone – yes, including you and your family, and even your pets – is at risk of becoming a victim of this insidious poison. Fortunately, simple precautions can keep you and your family safe.
It’s been 100 years since the Spanish Flu caused a global pandemic. While you can rest easy right now knowing a global pandemic is not currently a threat, it is just a matter of time before the next one arrives. Will you be ready?
Emergencies happen when we least expect them. Ready Nutrition’s “Prep of the Week” focuses on medical emergencies and how to have the very basics with you on hand.
Tea tree essential oil is one of the most well-known of all the essential oils, for it’s powerful antiseptic and healing properties. Tea tree oil, also known as Melaleuca, is a quick and easy addition to your prepper gear too since there are so many benefits to having the oil on hand in any situation.
Having these items pre-packaged cuts down on response time and gives the responders more of an advantage in properly caring for the wounded.
Tourniquets aren’t discussed often when it comes to prepping supplies; the focus seems to be on medical supplies such as antibiotics and simple first aid kit. But a tourniquet should be added to your gear, and there is one big life-saving reason why.