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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 ;-)
Boil 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper in 1 cup vinegar, diluted with 1 cup water. Dab onto the painful area as needed.
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.
I you suffer from cold sores, like I used to, you can take L-Lysine , except if pregnant or nursing consult your doctor. I take two 500 mg tablets in the morning on an empty stomach and should take that amount at night, but often forget. I have had only one episode in the last year and then when...
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...
It may sound odd, but this trick really works to relieve the itch of a mosquito bite. I've used it on myself and on my kids. Rub the pulpy inside surface of a banana peel on the bite. It takes the itch away in seconds!
Cranberry juice is one of the most effective home remedies to treat urinary tract infection. Although it was previously thought that cranberry juice worked by making the urine more acidic, recent evidence suggests that proanthocyanins in cranberry prevent bacteria from adhering to the walls of...
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.
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.
You can use eucalyptus or peppermint extract as an inhalant to clear sinus cavities. Either one can be added to a steam treatment.