Natural Ways to Sedate a Sweet Tooth

Sweet Tooth? Check Out These Sugar & Gum Alternatives

A lot of people love candy and all things sweet. These treats provide a sense of joy, and can even boost morale when times are tough. Unfortunately, in the aftermath of a major disaster, sugary snacks will rapidly disappear along with most other food and essential supplies.

With the proper know-how, just about anyone can tap into nature’s resources and enjoy the sweeter side of life. Just because the rest of the world is suffering from sugar withdrawals doesn’t mean you will have to. Check out the following video from Yukon12gauge to see how you can tap into nature’s sweetness:

As you’ve likely guessed by the video, maple trees are a great way to satisfy that sweet tooth thanks to their famously sweet sap. After all, maple syrup isn’t just a name. All maple trees are capable of producing sap and can be tapped. As well as create sweet candy ice when temperatures are cold enough to freeze the sap.

When you think of things that are sweet it’s doubtful that you think of grass, especially one commonly found in swamps, marshes, and other wet areas. However, Reed Grass when punctured on the stem excretes a pasty substance that eventually hardens into gum.

These are only a couple of examples of the many plants that can fight off that sweet tooth craving. Even after researching sweet plants to eat, you’ll see that even that list only scratched the surface of edible plants.

Do you know of any other natural plants that can be used to sedate a sweet tooth? Reply to your email and let us know, we would love to hear from you!

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