When I think of hydrogen peroxide, I think of my mom torturing me with a wet cotton ball every time I got a cut or scrape. Sometimes I would even try to hide them from her. But eventually I learned the importance of using hydrogen peroxide to prevent infections and stopped complaining.
Preventing infections will be even more important if you find yourself in a long-term disaster. You don’t want to get a life-threatening infection when there is no access to doctors or antibiotics. So make sure you have at least one bottle of hydrogen peroxide with your medical supplies. But that’s not the only reason to keep hydrogen peroxide on hand. Knowledge Weighs Nothing published an article with dozens more uses.