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Honey is one of the most effective home remedies for asthma. It is said when you hold a jug of honey under the nose of an asthmatic patient and he or she inhales the air that comes into contact with the honey, the person starts breathing easier and deeper. The effect lasts for about an hour or so.
People with back problems should sleep on a firm mattress on their sides with knees bent at right angles. I have a Tempur-pedic mattress and i like to put one of those body pillows between my legs to alleviate the pain.
As a hiker, I've had my fair share of bruises. You can't really get rid of them, but strange as it may sound, breaking a raw egg and applying the content on the bruise helps it go away quicker.
You can use eucalyptus or peppermint extract as an inhalant to clear sinus cavities. Either one can be added to a steam treatment.
A friend told me that if you want to help get rid of diarrhea, toast two pieces of bread then put peanut butter on it. The peanut butter helps to tighten your bowels back up.
I heard this on Dr. DeSilva's free weekly call! Soak 1 box of golden raisins in 1 pint of gin until the raisins have soaked up all the gin (takes about 1 day). Then eat 9 a day and it will help your arthritis ;-)
My friend worked in a pharmacy and she said the actual content of most ear drops is 90% white vinegar and 10% alcohol. The best thing to do is apply a three drops of Isopropyl alcohol followed by three drops of white vinegar. Lay down on the non-aching side for 10 minutes to allow for the...
My best friend shared this tip with me: Corn Starch. Her baby was covered with red, horrible diaper rash, and her grandmother told her to try Corn Starch. She had tried every ointment under the sun and nothing worked but when she tried Corn Starch, she said it thoroughly worked and her daughter...
Apply a honey mask to your face once or twice a week - Honey has antibacterial properties so it is great for disinfecting and healing minor blemishes. It is also gentle on sensitive skin.
With my job, I find that my blood pressure often gets out of control (stress, anyone?). But, I've found that if I am taking in more salt (or sodium) than usual, it's even worse. If your pressure tends to rise when in stressful situations, make sure to reduce your sodium intake to less than 2,300...