Sometimes you need emergency electrolytes to replenish lost fluids. You can use these on both humans and animals.
Times when supplemental electrolytes are needed:
During sickness — fever, diarrhea, vomiting
During heavy work or exercise
During heat — heat exhaustion, sunstroke
This is not a remedy to take the place of a medical or veterinarian call, but for you to have on hand in an emergency.
A simple electrolyte supplement to help counteract summer heat.
- 1 litre (quart) water
- 1/4 tsp. baking soda
- 1/4 tsp. Himalayan salt
- 2 tbsp. orange juice, lemon juice, or apple cider vinegar
- 1 tsp. maple syrup
- Mix ingredients together and put in glass bottle for fluid replenishment.
May be fed to baby animals or children, too.
1 litre (quart) of potable water
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. sea salt, Celtic salt or Himalayan salt
2 tbsp. orange juice, lemon juice, or apple cider vinegar
1 tsp. maple syrup or sugar
Mix ingredients and put in a glass bottle for fluid replenishment. May be fed to baby animals or children, too.
Keep this recipe on hand. You never know when you may need it. I keep a copy on my fridge because when I have an emergency I won’t have time to look for it.
What other things do you prepare for emergencies? Do you have a preparedness list? What’s on your list? Leave a comment to help our readers.
Some books that you might find helpful in your quest to be prepared.
Emergency Food Storage & Survival Handbook: Everything You Need to Know to Keep Your Family Safe in a Crisis
Making the Best of Basics Family Preparedness Handbook
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