The Prepper Medicine Chest. The Storage of it all.
Over the last few weeks Cat and I have outlined all the herbs and modern pharma we keep, and the amounts. This week its time to talk about storing and protecting all that money you just spent.
Before I get to carried away here is the links to PDF’s of the lists. One thing I forgot Colloidal Silver . It is as mandatory to have, (IMHO) as air and water. Scribble it in.
These are for you our listeners and folk who have been with us for all these years.. Please heed all the warnings and disclaimers. Like this
WE CAN NOT PRESCRIBE NOR DIAGNOSE. THIS LISTING IS FOR INFORMATIONAL/EDUCATIONAL USES ONLY. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR MISUSE OF THIS INFORMATION. And this
NOTE: I AM NOT A DOCTOR AND THIS IS NOT MEDICAL ADVICE, THIS IS FOR INFORMATIONAL AND EDUCATION USE ONLY. PLEASE KNOW ALL ALERGIES AND SENSITIVITIES TO ANY AND ALL MEDICATIONS BEFORE USING
That out of the way lets talk about storing them.
The FDA sets expiration dates on ALL medicine. OTC Prescription even herbal. Why? Two reasons. 1 To CYA against lawsuits. 2. Money. When you buy the 16,000 tablet bottle of Motrin ™ at Sams and though out the year you take say 500. And you toss 15,500 perfectly good tablets. All because the bottle said Expires April 2017. You toss out 20 bucks with of perfectly good drugs.
The US Army started the SLEP Shelf Life Extension Program to save money on drug purchases.
This PDF gives the gist of the SLEP program and how it works.
In addition to Big Pharma drugs, the herbal medicines have specific storage needs. It PAINS me to see herbs stored in the El Cheapo sandwich bags that the local herbs store package your purchase in. We will go into details on how to preserve and store your herbal medicines.
So tune in Sunday 6pm PDT, 9pm EDT to the Medic Shack. Live on The Survival Circle