calendula flower uses

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The calendula flower has a multitude of medicinal uses and should be granted a lengthy row in your off-the-grid pharmacy garden or adorning pots on your front porch. The flower garnered its name because it blooms in a calendar cycle ­— or once each month during the full moon. The calendula is native to the… Read more »


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Preppers are noticing that items they could once stock easily are now in short supply. Some of these items now have inflated prices due to high demand, while other products are hard to get no matter what. If you come across any of the following items, you might want to seriously stock up before things… Read more »


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Preparing for an emergency can seem overwhelming. There are many things to buy, gather and plan. You might have help from family members in doing these, or you might be doing them alone. But with so many things to do before you feel prepared for whatever nature or man will throw at you, being organized… Read more »


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No one really wants to find themselves in the emergency room, but as most of us with kids know, a trip or ten throughout the years is inevitable. To make things easier on everyone, assemble family health kits specifically for trips to the emergency room. Then you can just grab and go. This little bit… Read more »


about-ebola

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There is no doubt that the public is panicking about Ebola. This deadly disease has a 70-90 percent mortality rate. This is the stuff of nightmares. Getting Ebola and not being treated for it is a death sentence, but here in the United States, we are okay, right? Think again, and here is why. We… Read more »


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One of the most important ways to prepare for an emergency of any type is to have health and strength to deal with the emergency. It is important to be physically fit so that you can manage life after TEOTWAWKI, should that ever happen. So you will, of course, try to get into better physical… Read more »


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A few days ago, I returned from a vacation. The last night I was there, we were outside for about 5 or 10 minutes, and by morning I had found at least ten mosquito bites on my arms and legs. Those thirsty little blood-suckers really had a feast, and I was paying the price. It… Read more »


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The weather is warming up, and the outside is calling! This is a great time to plant a garden, kill weeds, and get more involved in outdoor sports such as boating, mountain biking, and hiking – time outdoors is good for your mental health as well as your physical health. But sometimes people pursuing an… Read more »