Monthly Archive: September 2012

Sep 30

Eucalyptus Essential Oil To Heal And Soothe A Sinus Infection

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Symptoms of a sinus infection include headaches, fever, minor body chills, nasal congestion, a runny nose, sneezing, throat irritation, postnasal drip and sinus pressure. The inflammation in the sinus cavity leads to excess pressure against various parts of the head, including the eyes, ears and cheeks. Postnasal drip is a condition where trapped mucus drips …

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Sep 29

The Forgotten Skills of Self-Sufficiency Used by the Mormon Pioneers Book

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Many people dream of becoming self-reliant during these times of fluctuating prices and uncertain job security.  Using truly simple techniques, you can cultivate the pioneer’s independence to provide safety against lost wages, harsh weather, economic recession, and commercial contamination and shortages. Strengthen your family’s self-reliance as you discover anew the joy of homegrown food, thrift, …

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Sep 29

How to Perform the Heimlich Maneuver in 6 Different Situations

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Every one should read this article from Art of manliness. You just never know when you may be in a situation where you could save a life just by know this. http://artofmanliness.com/2011/08/15/how-to-perform-the-heimlich-maneuver-in-6-different-situations/

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Sep 28

10 Uses For Wood Ash

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If you have a fireplace or burn wood in your stove Survival tube has a few uses for the ashes.   http://www.survival-tube.com/apps/blog/entries/show/19130910-10-uses-for-wood-ash        

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Sep 28

Tinctures, Elixirs, and Cordials

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If you have ever wanted to make tinctures,elixirs or cordials head over to Swamp pixie herbal for the how tos. Some great info there.

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Sep 28

Sticks and Bones- A Praise of Bone Broth

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Bone broth is a great way to feed your own bones. If a cow spends years getting the minerals its bones need from the foods that it eats then just like we can get protein from eating the meat of the cow and food for our bones by extracting those minerals from the cows bones …

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Sep 28

Ten Simple Steps Toward Self-Sufficiency

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If you are trying to become more self sufficient Backdoor survival has some pretty solid advice to help you get started or to advance a little farther if you have started. http://www.backdoorsurvival.com/index.php/2012/09/27/ten-step-toward-self-sufficiency/  

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