Homesteading.com give a list of “Mother Nature’s Best Home Remedies.” Granted, for when the SHTF you should have your first aid kit stocked up. However, you may either be caught off guard or 72 hours may turn into months. So, this list of 10 natural healing plants is invaluable.

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                            Aloe Vera Plant

This list features many commonly known natural healing herbs like Aloe Vera, which is good for . . .

The sap from Aloe Vera is extremely useful to speed up healing and reduce the risk of infections associated with wounds,

cuts, burns, eczema, as well as reducing inflammation.
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And, also Echinacea is also listed.  Echinacea is known for . . .

 

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                           Echinacea

Echinacea has the capacity to raise the body’s resistance to bacterial and viral infections by stimulating the immune system. It also has antibiotic properties that help relieve allergies. Basically, the roots are beneficial in the treatment of sores, wounds, and burns. It was once used by many Native Americans as an application for insect bites, stings, and snakebites. The Echinacea grows on any well-drained soil, as long as it gets sunlight. Via homesteading.com

And it also lists the uses of less known natural remedies like Chinese Yam, Chamomile, Great Yellow Gentian, Siberian Ginseng, Gotu Kola, Pot Marigold, Great Burdock, and even Marsh Mallow.  Overall this is a great introduction to growing natural healing/medicinal plants.