Being In It for the Species The Kolbrin Bible Complete Danjeon Breathing System 
Surviving the Planet X Tribulation

Author Topic: what is 'survival food' / what to think of  (Read 37939 times)

ilinda

  • Global Moderator
  • Prolific Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 3660
  • Karma: +32/-0
Re: what is 'survival food' / what to think of
« Reply #240 on: March 25, 2019, 07:53:45 PM »
Solani, I am also super impressed with your jars and jars of dried puffball mushroom!  Truly impressive size also.  And I have neve seen one so large that was not already "going bad".

R.R. Book

  • Global Moderator
  • Prolific Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 7570
  • Karma: +21/-0
Re: what is 'survival food' / what to think of
« Reply #241 on: May 05, 2019, 04:59:49 PM »
We've briefly discussed a dandelion coffee substitute in the past, and I considered whether to bring it up again under the "Survival Food" thread or under "Alternative Medicine," of which it is both.

Am now regarding it as a survival food with medicinal benefits, rather than the other way around, and when mixed with hot water and a little dry milk from storage, it becomes a comfort food as well.

I've put coffee at the bottom of my list of preps, even though I know how important it is to the menfolk in our household, and although it does have some medicinal qualities.  On the other hand, for less $ than coffee, am putting dandelion coffee substitute near the top as a food, medicine and comfort item.

An independent lab (Chemical Solutions Ltd.) found the following nutritional content in a 2.8g (1 tsp) serving of Dandyblend (made from dandelion roots + four other plants):

Major Minerals:
Potassium 22.2 mg
Sodium 3.2 mg
Phosphorus 2.8 mg
Magnesium 2.0 mg
Calcium 2.1 mg
Iron 0.9 mg
Aluminum 0.05mg
Manganese 0.03

Trace Minerals:
Rubidium 12.0 mcg
Zinc 8.6 mcg
Barium 6.0 mcg
Boron 4.0 mcg
Copper 1.6 mcg
Strontium 2.0 mcg
Chromium 2.0 mcg
Titanium 2.0 mcg

In addition:
Phytochemical list for dandelion roots:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dandelion_coffee

Sesquiterpene lactones

    Taraxacin (a digestive bitter and diuretic)
    Phenylpropanoid glycosides: dihydroconiferin, syringin, and dihydrosyringin (detergent-like sugars)
    Taraxacoside (a growth hormone sugar)
    Lactupircin (an analgesic sedative stronger than Ibuprofen)

Carotenoids

    Lutein (a carotenoid eye protectant, especially of the macula)
    Violaxanthin (an eye protectant, especially of the macula, derived from zeaxanthin)

Coumarins

    Esculin (vasoprotective)
    Scopoletin (anticoagulant)

Flavonoids

    Apigenin-7-glucoside (antimutagenic, anti-cancer, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory)
    Luteolin-7-glucoside (a.k.a. cynaroside, strongly anti-cancer)
    Isorhamnetin 3-glucoside (anti-oxidant, anti-cataract)
    Luteolin-7-diglucoside (antioxidant, a free radical scavenger, anti-inflammatory, strongly anti-cancer)
    Quercetin-7-glucoside (antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antiproliferative and anticarcinogenic)
    Quercetin (anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, phyto-estrogen, anti-cancer, enzyme regulator)
    Luteolin (antioxidant, a free radical scavenger, anti-inflammatory, strongly anti-cancer)
    Rutin (antiallergic, anti-inflammatory, antiproliferative, and anticarcinogenic)
    Chrysoeriol (vaso-relaxant and anti-hypertensive)

Phenolic acids

    Caffeic acid (anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, anti-oxidant)
    Chlorogenic acid (anti-hypertensive, anti-inflammatory)
    Chicoric acid (stimulates immunity, protects collagen)
    ρ-hydroxyphenylacetic acids (anti-oxidants)

Polysaccharides

    Glucans mannans (intra-cranial pressure reduction, lowers ocular pressure, diuretic, increases transplant success rate, antiinflammatory, immunostimulatory, antioxidant, anticoagulant, antiviral, antiproliferative, antiapoptosis and antitumor properties)
    inulin (inhibits growth or activities of certain pathogenic bacteria

Cyanogenic glycosides

    Prunasin (byproduct amygdalin is anti-neoplastic)

Sesquiterpene lactones (of the germacranolide type)

    11β, 13-dihydrolactucin (analgesic, sedative, antimalarial)
    Ixerin D (prevents/reduces stone formation, indigestion, pneumonia, hepatitis, and tumors)
    Ainslioside taraxinic acid (anti-leukemia)
    β-glucopyranosyl (a sugar capable of interacting with RNA)
    Taraxinic acid (anti-leukemia)
    Glucosyl ester (energy production and storage)
    11-dihydrotaraxinic acid and 13-dihydrotaraxinic acid (antivirals)
    l'-glucoside a.k.a. betulinic acid, betulin (antiprotozoal, antimicrobial, antiinflammatory, chemopreventive, antiretroviral, antimalarial and anti-tumor - especially head, neck and melanomas.)
    Lactucopicrin (sedative and analgesic)
    Lactucin (sedative and analgesic)
    Cichorin (stimulates the immune system and protects collagen)

Eudesmanolides

    Tetrahydroridentin-B
    Taraxacolide-O-β-glucopyranoside
    Prunasin (anti-tumor)
    Dihydroconiferin
    Syringin (antidiabetic)
    Dihydrosyringin
    Taraxasterol
    ψ-taraxasterol
    Homo-taraxasterol
    Stigmatsterol (an anti-angiogenic and anti-cancer steroid  and hormone precursor)

Triterpenes

    Cycloartenol
    α-amyrin
    β-amyrin ((a gastroprotective, antipruritic, analgesic and hepatoprotective triterpene)
    Arnidiol
    Faradiol
    Lupeol (antiprotozoal, antimicrobial, antiinflammatory, chemopreventive, antiretroviral, antimalarial and anti-tumor - especially head, neck and melanomas.)
    Taraxol
    Taraxaserol and
    3β-hydroxylup-18-ene-21-one

Sterols

    Taraxasterol
    ψ-taraxasterol
    Homo-taraxasterol
    β-sitosterol (a steroid that may reduce benign prostatic hyperplasia and blood cholesterol levels)
    Stigmatsterol (an anti-angiogenic and anti-cancer steroid  and hormone precursor)
    Campesterol (anti-inflammatory)

Other

    Lettucenin A
    Taraxalisin, a serine proteinase
    Amino acids
    Choline (a B-vitamin)
    Mucilage
    Pectin

https://www.ekowarehouse.com/jianmar-llc-1/organic-dandelion-root-1

https://www.sigmaaldrich.com/catalog/product/sial/09236?lang=en&region=US

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beta-Sitosterol

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stigmasterol

http://healthy-food-house.com/similar-opium-best-natural-painkiller-grows-backyard/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zeaxanthin

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lutein

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aesculin

https://www.cogentoa.com/article/10.1080/23312009.2016.1212452

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/44690843_Isorhamnetin-3-glucos

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/luteolin

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quercetin

https://www.sigmaaldrich.com/catalog/product/sial/16654?lang=en&region=US

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/rutin#section=ATC-Code

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caffeic_acid

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chlorogenic_acid

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cichoric_acid

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glucan

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mannitol

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inulin

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prunasin

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lactucin

https://bmccomplementalternmed.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12906-015-0700-x

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betulinic_acid

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lupeol

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lactucopicrin

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cichoric_acid

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syringin

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Campesterol

Long-term storage potential:

Quote

With extracts, there is nothing to go rancid or oxidize, so the shelf life could be unlimited as long as storage conditions are cool and dry.

Dandy Blend has been on the market for over 25 years (2017). We have saved samples of the earliest packages, and periodically test them. They are still the same as they were–a loose, brown powder with no color or consistency change–and taste the same as they did when new..

If, however, Dandy Blend is exposed to humidity or other moisture, it will harden to the consistency of a brick. It is still usable if you break off a piece and boil it for a while in water, but the flavor is not as good.

https://dandyblend.com/faqs/


« Last Edit: May 05, 2019, 06:58:25 PM by R.R. Book »

 

Surviving the Planet X Tribulation: A Faith-Based Leadership Guide

Radio Free Earth: Community Preparedness and Two Way Radios

BUY NOW

In a post-global disaster world, predators and tyrants will have the best two-way radios, and they'll use them to surveil you at a comfortable distance.

What will you have? Signal flares and red bandannas?

If so, when you least expect it, the predators and tyrants will come to take a spoil and they will torture, rape, and kill without mercy.

This is why Radio Free Earth authors Marshall Masters and Duane W. Brayton have an urgent message for everyone with a serious interest in preparedness. That being, analog RF (radio frequency) is the heartbeat of freedom. Accept no substitutes.

Watch our free videos to learn how to stay safe and free with an affordable strategy for two way communication, both near and far.

Welcome to Radio
Free Earth

Why Radio
Free Earth

Post-Disaster
Communications

Citizens Band Radios
for Survival

BUY NOW