(SurvivalDaily.com) – A necessary part of any first-aid kit is bandages. While these are very important, not everyone has access, and they have to make their own. There are other options; they can also grow their bandages.
That’s right! You can grow bandages in your back yard and skip the trip to the pharmacy or store. Lamb’s ear is a perennial, meaning it will come back year after year. The leaves of the plants are good for absorbing both blood and puss. However, when faced with a serious injury, lamb’s ear may not be an option.
Growing lamb’s ear isn’t difficult, but the plant does require a lot of sunlight. You also need to keep a close eye on the center of the plant; it can sometimes die, affecting the entire plant and rendering it useless.
If you want to be more self-sufficient, there are plenty of ways you can do so. Check out these plants that you can grow in your back yard that can also be used for medicinal purposes.
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