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Emergency Survival Uses for cigarettes

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Stay Alert – Don’t Get Hurt.
The tobacco plant, Nicotiana, has probably been responsible for more deaths than any other herb. At present, tobacco smoking is causing over 3 million deaths a year worldwide.

However in a survival situation the Cigarette Tobacco can be used as an emergency survival item


Medicinal (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1079499/)
burned tobacco leaves mixed with lanolin was said to be desiccant, stimulant and antiseptic for pruritus, ringworm, athlete's foot, superficial ulcers and wounds (it was also said to be good as a metal polish)

Packing an infected tooth with tobacco is one of the most common quasi-medical treatments
(https://www.dcu.ie/news/news/2018/Sep/Frogs-tobacco-and-cloves-used-toothache-cures-19th-20th-Century-Ireland.shtml)
Fire Tinder
You can use the outer layer of paper, the filter, and the tobacco as tinder to start a fire

Bartering
Tobacco in all its forms can be used for bartering. Jus…
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Emergency Survival Uses for Paper Clips

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Stay Alert – Don’t Get Hurt. A paper clip (or sometimes paperclip) is a device used to hold sheets of paper together, usually made of steel wire bent to a looped shape (though some are covered in plastic)


Here are some of the uses for paper clips in a survival situation


Splint
used as a splint for your finger or toe. Use the paper clip by Placing it securely against a potentially broken finger or toe and wrap around it with gauze or tape allowing it to heal


Dart Needle
used as a weapon in a blow dart needle for self defense weapon. Straighten several of them out and sharpen one end of each one by rubbing it on a rock or any hard surface. Now use a piece of tube, place the makeshift dart in one end and you’ve got yourself a blow dart gun.

Pick Locks
being able to open up locks is another use for paper clips. although lock picking requires a lot of practice. You can use 2 pieces of paper clips to make a lock pick tool.


Toothpick
Straighten out a …

Emergency Survival Uses for Baking Soda

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Stay Alert – Don’t Get Hurt. Baking soda is one of those items you pick up at the grocery store and don’t give much more thought to once it’s sitting in your cupboard or fridge.


Hygiene
Make a paste (3 parts baking soda and 1 part water)
Use it to wash your hair. Brush your teeth using the paste and Toothbrush.
Mix one teaspoon of baking soda with a glass of water and use it as a mouth wash.
Use a teaspoon of baking soda to scrub your hands.
Dissolve half a cup of baking soda in a bucket of warm water.
Soak your feet in this solution for 15 to 30 minutes.
Mix one cup of water with one tablespoon of baking soda and spray it directly to the skin to Relieve sun burns and itchy skin
Cleaning
Clean floors and furniture by mixing 1/2 cup baking soda in a bucket of warm water.
Keep your shoe and cloths fresh by sprinkling and keeping a box open near these items.
Remove odours and deodorise carpets, trashcans, bags, vehicles
Wash your vegetables and f…

Emergency Survival Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

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Stay Alert – Don’t Get Hurt. Hydrogen peroxide, H2O2, is sold in concentrations of three to ten percent at most drug stores. The three percent solution works great for household cleaning and disinfecting.


Here in the Philippines Hydrogen peroxide comes in the white bottles because it breaks down to plain water when exposed to heat, light, and air. The decomposition isn't harmful but if the "fizz" is gone when you beginning cleaning, you're just using plain water.

Wound cleansing is one of the most common applications of hydrogen peroxide is for wound care. Its antiseptic properties help reduce the risk of infection and the bubbling action helps fizz out any foreign particles.

Purify Water*
it’s VERY IMPORTANT you use 35% food grade hydrogen peroxide. Also make sure you don’t spill this on you, as undiluted peroxide of this concentration will quickly eat away at your skin.

For best results, combine 6 tea spoons 5% food grade…

Emergency Survival Uses for Rubber Bands

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Stay Alert – Don’t Get Hurt. A rubber band (also known as an elastic band, gum band) is a loop of rubber, usually ring shaped, and commonly used to hold multiple objects together. They come in many different sizes and colours.

Rubber bands have a lot of uses other than holding objects together and can come in handy in an emergency survival scenario.


Here are a few uses for Rubber Band:

Tourniquet
Need an improvised emergency tourniquet? rubber band makes one hell of a makeshift tourniquet. Attach several of them together and you can adjust the length to any size

Stripped Screw
Use it to assist you with removing a stripped screw.

Gripper
Get the lid off of a jar that’s holding on a little too much.
If you have a slippery tool such as a hammer or wrench, wrap a few rubber bands around the handle to improve the grip.
Ponytail tie Secure a ponytail or braids with a rubber band Instead of an elastic ponytail from the shampoo aisle at the grocery sto…

Emergency Survival Uses for Peanut Butter

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Stay Alert – Don’t Get Hurt. Peanut butter has been available since the 19th century. Originally sold as a snack food, or used for therapeutic purposes, today peanut butter is a ubiquitous product that is inexpensive, and readily available in any grocery or sari sari store in the Philippines.

Here is a list of emergency survival uses for Peanut Butter
Cleaner Use a bit of peanut butter on a cotton cloth to rub off label adhesives.
Massage a bit of peanut butter into hair to remove a wad of chewing gum.
Hydrates and moisturise Use a thin coat as a substitute for shaving cream
Polish Polish leather and vinyl items using a bit of peanut butter on a cotton cloth. Polishes and Buffs up wooden items, too.
Preservative and Lubricant Smear it on garden tools (including wooden handles) as a winter preservative.
Apply it to lawn mower blades as a lubricant.
Annoyed by a squeaky door hinge? Rub a bit of peanut butter on the joint to lubricate it and stop …

Emergency Survival Uses for Salt

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Stay Alert – Don’t Get Hurt. If you where to find yourself in a survival situation salt would be a valuable commodity, one might even say, a lifesaving commodity.



Food Preservation
Food preservation prevents the growth of microorganisms, or other microorganisms, as well as slowing the oxidation of fats that cause rancidity.

Salt can be applied to meats or fish being smoked or dried to help in the curing procedure. Salt applied to the meat or fish will likewise help repulse bugs.

Salt “dehydrates” and has been used for thousands of years to preserve foods in particle fresh meats and fish


Health
Salt Helps Thyroid Function Properly. Having some iodized salt in your diet can help your thyroid function properly. Your thyroid plays an important role in metabolism.

Salt also promotes healthy hydration levels and electrolyte balance, which is necessary for organs to function properly.

An inadequate amount of sodium in your diet can also lead to low …