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Natural Remedies for Preppers

Instead of shelling out hundreds of dollars for prescription or over the counter medicines, preppers should rely on the plethora of natural remedies that are available. Here are the most used and effective remedies to always have on hand:


Apple Cider Vinegar

Sipping on apple cider vinegar can help with digestive issues, low energy, cancer prevention and even weight loss. When used topically, apple cider vinegar can help ease itchiness caused by skin contact with plant or environmental irritants.



Use honey in place of sugar to soak up its nutrients and make food more natural. Honey also is great for the skin, providing deep nourishment and moisture, especially when used as a facial mask.



Sometimes considered a universal cure, garlic can not only enhance the flavor of food, but also improve health, especially when eaten daily. It is believed that garlic can strengthen the immune system and help fight off the common cold virus.


Coconut Oil

Pure forms of coconut oil are believed to help with everything from weight loss to heart disease prevention, plus the taste is sweet and bearable, so it’s not too hard to make this part of your daily routine.



This healing plant is commonly associated with healing sunburns and treating pain on the skin. It is an incredibly effective treatment that provides instant relief from pain, so it’s a must-have for preppers.



Spicy peppers can be used to treat aches and pains caused by arthritis and could help with heart attack prevention as well. These vegetables also have anti-bacterial properties when used on skin wounds.



Seeds such as flax and chia contain high concentrations of Omega 3 fatty acids and lignans, two nutrients that are believed to inhibit cancer growth especially in the cases of colon, breast and prostate cancers.


Hydrogen Peroxide

This natural remedy is perfect for disinfecting wounds and preventing serious complications. It can also be consumed when taken in very small doses.