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HOW TO MAKE DAKIN'S ANTISEPTIC SOLUTION

What is Dakin’s Solution

Dakin’s Antiseptic Solution was first used during World War I to treat infected wounds. It is an antiseptic solution containing 0.5% sodium hypochlorite. Simply said, it a bleach solution that has been diluted to decrease irritation.

Sodium Hypochlorite is a proven killer of most forms of bacteria and viruses. It is […]

BASIC MEDICAL KITS – Part 1

I’ve posted a few medical articles in the past month. I thought I’d try to pull them all together by talking about medical kits. First of all I have to say, commercial First Aid kits and supplies have a very high mark-up and profit margin. I prefer to make my own. It is no more […]

ORAL REHYDRATION SOLUTION

One of the illnesses that will explode in a long-term emergency is diarrhea. As water and sewer service is lost, we will be literally transported back to medieval times. The most affected areas will be high population cities where proper sanitation will be hard to control. In Haiti today there is still a major Cholera […]