posted on Nov, 24 2013 @ 12:11 AM
Some very basic medications could be replaced by natural sources.
Willow Bark, for example, is a good alternative to Asprin. In fact, it is where Asprin comes from. The bark contains salicin which is the primary
component of asprin and has been used as a pain and fever reducer for centuries. Hippocrates used to have his patients chew the bark and leaves of
Later in history, the bark was used in tea with a bit of honey to make it taste better.
There is not much that can be done for diabetes in a SHTF situation once the insulin is gone. Insulin is a protein produced by the pancreas to
regulate blood sugar levels in the body. The only way to make it is in a lab.
So the only thing that can be done in that situation is to attempt to keep your blood sugar at an acceptable level for as long as possible.
Apple Cider Vinegar is one thing diabetics could try. It is the fermented juice of apples which contains acetic acid. It is believed to lower blood
sugar levels in the body by changing the way certain foods are absorbed.
Eschscholzia californica, the California Poppy, is a plant with mild sedative effects when smoked. Like a very tame opium.
Passiflora incarnate, the Purple Passion Flower, has been used for centuries to treat anxiety and insomnia.
Cannabis has been used non-recreationally for the treatment of nausea, anxiety, pain, muscle spasms, etc.
Echinacea may or may not be able to reduce the severity and duration of a cold. The jury is still out on that one.
Black Elder berries from the Sambucus nigra have been found to have decent effects when fighting a flu or respiratory infection.