Prepper's Natural Medicine: Life-Saving Herbs, Essential Oils and Natural Remedies for When There is No Doctor

Prepper's Natural Medicine: Life-Saving Herbs, Essential Oils and Natural Remedies for When There is No Doctor

by Cat Ellis

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781612434384
Publisher: Ulysses Press
Publication date: 06/09/2015
Series: Preppers
Pages: 184
Sales rank: 356,420
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Cat Ellis is a practicing herbalist and avid prepper. Her love of herbs began with “pretty things”, like sachets and scents. After using herbs to recover from a severe bout with influenza in 1999, however, her focus became fixed upon the medicinal properties of plants. Cat's interest in prepping began in 2008 when her household faced a loss of income due to the failing economy. Both interests melded together earning her the nickname, “The Herbal Prepper”. Cat Ellis is a homeschooling mom who teaches herbalism, aromatherapy, and food storage techniques in New England. Cat regularly blogs and podcasts on her website, HerbalPrepper.com.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction 1

Chapter 2 Stocking the Home Apothecary 8

Chapter 3 Basic Skills 27

Chapter 4 Materia Medica 50

American Skullcap 53

Arnica 54

Astragalus 55

Berberine 56

Bilberry 58

Black Cohosh 59

Burdock 60

Calendula 62

California Poppy 63

Cayenne 64

Chaste Tree 66

Chinese Skullcap 67

Cleavers 68

Codonopsis, a.k.a. Dangshen 69

Comfrey 70

Cramp Bark 72

Dandelion 73

Echinacea 74

Elder 76

Elecampane 78

Garlic 79

Ginger 82

Goldenrod 84

Grindelia 85

Hawthorn 86

Hyssop 87

Juniper 88

Lavender 90

Lemon Balm 91

Licorice 92

Lobelia 93

Ma Huang 95

Marshmallow 97

Milk Thistle 98

Motherwort 99

Mullein 100

Nettle 101

Oats 103

Peppermint 104

Plantain 105

Sage 106

St. John's Wort 107

Sida 109

Spllanthes 110

Thyme 111

Turmeric 112

Usnea, A.k.a. Old Man's Beard 113

Valerian 115

White Willow 116

Yarrow 118

Chapter 5 Herbal First Aid Kit 119

Chapter 6 Everyday Natural Medicine 163

Conclusion 196

Appendix 197

General Index 221

Index of Ailments 230

Acknowledgments 233

About the Author 234

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