Category Archives: Survival

These are survival related post that help you learn different methods of coping with any situation you may encounter.

Survival is a Frame of Mind

Being prepared when you venture out, whether in Nature or driving your car, is always a great idea. Why would you go on a hiking excursion without water and basic first aid supplies? Why would you drive in winter weather … Continue reading

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Mallow, an Amazing Ally

Common Mallow (Malva neglecta) is one of those plants that gardeners will look at and say “What a pretty weed” just before they yank it out of their flower garden. Well you know, I do understand that. Hours are spent … Continue reading

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Sweet Fern

Check out my YouTube video: Sweet Fern . Sweet Fern (Comptonia peregrina) is an excellent survival resource. Great for when you aren’t feeling well, Sweet Fern helps with an upset stomach, headache and congestion. Make a mild tea and sweeten … Continue reading

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Wild Plants that Ease Pain

This is a tough one. The reason is, there are so many sources of pain and many many ways of treating it. For instance, having stomach cramps, a sore throat, a wound or injury, sinusitis, or a head ache from … Continue reading

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Plants That Relax You

The last post was on plants that heal. This post will describe a few plants that have the ability to relax or act as a mild sedative. That can be very important in today’s stressful atmosphere. I’m sure we have … Continue reading

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Plants that Heal

In the following series of post, I will show you some of the best plants that can be found in Michigan for various uses. In this case, 3 Plants that Heal. There are others, but these 3 are very effective, … Continue reading

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Wild Lettuce for Food and Medicine

If I were to tell you that Wild Lettuce (Lactuca virosa) has 8 times the Vitamin C as does domestic Iceberg Lettuce, you might be impressed. You should be anyways. Maybe you would be interested to know that rubber can … Continue reading

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Feed the Poor with Purslane

Walking down the sidewalk near downtown Grand Rapids Mi, my wife and I saw large amounts of beautiful, healthy Purslane¬†(Portulaca oleracea) growing along a fence line. Purslane- photographer unknown On the same walk, we saw a couple homeless men shading … Continue reading

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5 Top Survival Plants

There are a lot of plants that could be in the top 5, but I think its important to narrow it down. Knowing 5 plants that are useful for food, medicine or utility can save you in a survival situation. … Continue reading

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Why are we sick?

People live longer these days. At least potentially, as the average life span is certainly longer than it was 100 years ago or even 50 years ago. So why the title; “Why are we sick?” Because, even though we live … Continue reading

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