Salt, It’s basic to survival. Your body needs it. And that is not to mention the myriad of other uses for it. Of the many uses for salt in all kinds of situations (not just survival), here are some (hat tip to here for the suggestions):
- Food preservation
- Supplementation (health)
- Seasoning for taste
- Brushing your teeth
- Cleaning cast iron cookware
- Soothing sore throats
- Killing poison ivy
- Relieving bee stings
- Nasal rinse (with a neti pot, for example)
- Melting snow and ice
And there are many more uses not listed above. Salt is one of the most basic necessities of human life which is why it has been a staple in low-tech barter situations for centuries.
But, the question then becomes, how do you get enough salt for your purposes? How do you stock up in a low-cost way to make sure that you can make it through a SHTF situation?
We have you covered. Watch the video below for an unexpected way to cover your needs and prepare for those times when stores are not available.
How do you prepare with extra supplies of key nutrients and minerals? Tell us below.