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Turmeric + Ginger + Cranberry: A Powerful Fusion

Turmeric + Ginger + Cranberry: A Powerful Fusion

Food calories equate to more than energy, some contain powerful healing properties. Here we highlight three such foods: 1. Turmeric Turmeric contains curcumin, which is notable for its ability to reduce joint and muscle pain. It works much the same as an over the counter […]

Why Ginger is an Important Spice for Wilderness Travel

Why Ginger is an Important Spice for Wilderness Travel

Ginger is a pungent rhizome (underground part of the stem) of the tropical herbaceous plant Zingiber officinale botanically related to turmeric. Like turmeric, ginger contains many active beneficial constituents. While ginger is most known for soothing an upset stomach, it is also a mild stimulant that promotes […]

Relief from Poisonous Plants while on the Trail

Relief from Poisonous Plants while on the Trail

Did you just touch poison ivy, oak or sumac? How can you avoid a rash after touching them? What can you do to alleviate the itching if you develop a rash? Know what cures can be found growing in the wilderness!

MosquiToes

MosquiToes

There are a number of effective, less toxic insect repellents available besides DEET. Here we discuss alternative options to DEET.

Food RX for pain & inflammation

Food RX for pain & inflammation

Whether you are experiencing sore hips or knee pain from hiking, an injury such as a twisted ankle, or a severe headache, there are certain foods you can eat to ease the pain. In this article, you’ll find a list of foods that contain powerful anti-inflammatory […]

Backpacking with contact lens

Backpacking with contact lens

If you wear contact lens, chances are you have bad eyesight and dislike wearing glasses. So, is there any reason you should give up wearing your contact lenses when backpacking? No. It is possible to successfully wear and sanitize your contact lenses in the wilderness. You’ll […]