The Oddest Things That Need to Be in Your Bug Out Bag

10. Petroleum Jelly

Putting a jar of 100 percent pure petroleum jelly into your bug out bag will give you many benefits. You can use this substance to moisturize dry skin, which can help you prevent painful cracking and chapping. It also a good idea to apply petroleum jelly to your exposed skin during highly frigid temperatures. Of course, you can use this item to create lubrication for everything from zippers to O-rings. Additionally, you can treat minor cuts, scrapes or rashes with petroleum jelly. Perhaps the most important way to use petroleum jelly is to prevent blisters. Rub some of it onto your feet before you go on a long hike, and you can minimize your physical discomfort.

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