1st, you should read all my health care posts. Then take a look at this helpful list of medicinal herbs. For a larger view, click the picture once, and then click the picture a second time. Mouse over and you should be able to enlarge one more time.
Aloe Vera is well know for it's medicinal purposes - treating burns, relieving itching from stings, bites, and various "stinging" plants, such as poison ivy. It is also good for the same problems when your pets encounter them. I just found out that they are good at removing indoor air pollution as well.
Since I'm no green thumb, here is what the experts say.
You can use WALKSCORE to find places to live. Walk Score calculates the walkability of an address by locating nearby stores, restaurants, schools, parks, etc. Walk Score measures how easy it is to live a car-lite lifestyle!
The other day I was watching the news and they had a Chicago chef, along with an expert forager, picking up food along side a Wisconsin road. Happy hunting!
BEST BETS ==> Cattail, Inner Pine Bark, Purple Clover, Dandelion, Acorns, Squirrel, Rabbit, Trout, Crayfish, Snakes, Frogs,
Ditching the car
Living in shipping containers
I tried making my own soap, but the ingredients + molds + time turned out to be very costly! So I did lots of research and the best way to save is as follows:
Buy basic bar soap like DIAL = 36 bars can cost as little as $12 from dollar stores
Buy hand soap in 56 oz. refill sizes = should be about $5