Aches & Pains
Attend to the aches and pains of life with these remedies.
- Breathing for headaches: Practice breathing exercises for headache relief.
- Nettle leaves: Nettle leaves applies to the skin can relieve muscle and joint aches.
- Apply direct heat for back pain: Use an electric heating pad, water bottle, heat wrap, or gel pack to your back for pain relief.
- Cayenne: Cayenne is a pain fighter and even an aphrodisiac.
- Cheese for inflammation: Apply cheese to injured muscles to reduce inflammation.
- Peppermint essential oil for headache: Deaden pain by applying peppermint essential oil to your feet, temples, or directly on the pain.
- Garlic for insects and mosquitoes: Eating lots of garlic can keep insects and mosquitoes from biting and stinging.
- Leg cramps: Drink V-8, tonic water, or eat yellow mustard to stop leg cramps.
- Breathe for headaches: Breathe slowly with awareness to calm your nerves and bring oxygen into your body.
- Chicken soup: Chicken soup from bone marrow, carrots, and other vegetables can go a long way toward whatever ails you.
- Gatorade for headache pain: Drink two glasses of Gatorade for quick relief of headaches.
- Turmeric: Turmeric is an effective remedy for colds and throat irritations.
- Sore throat: Gargle 1 teaspoon of vinegar with an 8 ounce glass of warm water to treat a sore throat.
- Horseradish and olive oil for achy muscles: Mix horseradish and olive oil, and use it as a massage oil for aching muscles.
- Ginger: Ginger can relieve your coughs and colds.
- Epsom bath for joint pain: Relieve your joint pain with an epsom salt bath.
Use these remedies to treat a fever.
- Raisin tonic: Crush raisins in water and lime juice to reduce fever.
- Apricots: Apricot juice with honey or sugar can combat high fevers, clean up the digestive tract, and more.
- Oranges: Eat or drink oranges to improve a lack of energy, appetite, and immune system.
- Grapes: Restore liquids to the body by eating grapes.
With these remedies, you can stop stomachaches, heartburn, and more.
- Chew sugarless gum: To neutralize stomach acid, chew a sugarless gum or suck on hard candy to increase the production of saliva.
- Pomegranate for diarrhea: Pomegranate has been found helpful in treating diarrhea.
- Drink water: Drink at least a glass of water after meals to tame acid reflux.
- Treat heartburn with garlic: Chew on garlic when heartburn occurs.
- Fruit juice for constipation: Drink prune or other fruit juices to get rid of your constipation.
- Nettle tea: Nettle tea can replenish your blood and increase appetite.
- Sweet lemon juice: Sweet lemon juice can serve as a home remedy for heartburn.
- Bananas for heartburn: Although bananas give some people heartburn, they can be just the thing for others.
- Onion water: Drinking water that onion has been boiled in can help with stomach complaints.
- Papaya: Papaya or papaya juice will help relieve heartburn naturally.
- Brown sugar with water: Brown sugar and water can relieve your constipation.
- Almonds for heartburn: Eat a few raw almonds when heartburn starts.
Get a little help with diabetes from these remedies.
- Ginkgo biloba: Ginkgo biloba can help the body regulate its response to insulin.
- Cinnamon: Cinnamon is useful at controlling blood sugar.
Cold & Flu
Relieve the symptoms of cold and flu using these at-home remedies.
- Aloe and honey: Treat a dry cough with aloe and honey.
- Clear your stuffed nose with Altoids: Chew on a few Altoids peppermints for a stuffy nose.
- Licorice for cough: Use licorice root as a treatment for cough.
- Vinegar and honey for sore throat: Mix honey, and vinegar to kill the bacteria causing your sore throat.
- Garlic for cold and flu: Eat or take garlic supplements to improve cold and flu symptoms.
- Honey: Honey is a useful cure for sore throats and coughs.
- Chocolate for cough: Eat dark chocolate to relieve a sore throat and coughing.
- Lemon: Gargle water and lemon to soothe a sore throat and fight bacteria.
- Echinacea: The herb echinacea has been used to prevent and relieve colds.
- Garlic and honey for cough: Mix garlic, honey, and lemon juice together to cure your cough.
Infection & Bacteria
Use these treatments to clear up simple infections.
- Alka Seltzer for UTI: Urinary tract infections can be cleared up with Alka Seltzer.
- Pediatric ear infection: Treat pediatric ear infections with the help of hydrogen peroxide.
- Listerine for fungus: Soak your toes in Listerine to get rid of toenail fungus.
These remedies can help you with minor injuries.
- Remove splinters: Put glue over your splinter, let it dry, then peel and the splinter will stick to the glue.
- Broken blisters: Use a few drops of Listerine to disinfect broken blisters.
- Stop nosebleeds: Thump your foot to stop a nosebleed.
- Heal bruises: Use vinegar to heal bruises.
These home remedies will help make your skin beautiful and healthy.
- Vitamin E for stretch marks: Apply Vitamin E creams or capsules to the skin for stretch marks.
- Vinegar for sunburn: Cool your sunburn with a little vinegar.
- Oatmeal bath: An oatmeal bath can calm your skin with anti-inflammatory and anti-itch properties.
- Soft feet: Soak your feet in Listerine and vinegar for softer feet.
- Aspirin: Apply an aspirin paste directly to a sunburn.
- Turmeric for psoriasis: Turmeric can be helpful for people with psoriasis.
- Spray tea: Spray cooled tea onto burned skin to cool and relieve your burn.
- Stop itch with ice: Use ice in a washcloth or frozen vegetables to prevent itching and reduce the appearance of the rash.
- Eye puffiness: Eliminate puffiness under your eyes with Preparation H.
- Milk: Apply gauze dipped in milk to a sunburned area.
- Mint for acne: Crush mint leaves with a mortar and pestle, then rub the leaves and juice on your skin.
- Banish age spots with chickpeas: Apply garbanzo beans to lighten age spots.
- Honey: Honey will help blemishes by killing bacteria, keeping skin sterile, and speeding healing.
- Treat varicose veins: Splash vinegar on your varicose veins to reduce the veins and relieve pain and swelling.
- Lemon juice: Wash with lemon juice and water for acne and pimples.
- Cocoa butter for stretch marks: Apply cocoa butter to skin as a preventive for stretch marks.
- Oatmeal for acne: Cook oatmeal with honey, allow to cool, and apply to your face for 10-20 minutes.
- Baking soda for acne: Use baking soda to zap acne.
- Aloe vera for acne: Use aloe vera gel for a cooling, soothing effect on acne sores and a natural antibiotic.
- Remove age spots: Use equal parts onion juice and vinegar daily on age spots for a few weeks.
- Lemon juice and rose water for acne: Use lemon juice and rose petals as a natural astringent and antibacterial agent.
- Nettle tea: Nettle tea is good for acne, psoriasis, and eczema.
- Keep your hands soft: Spray or dip your hands in vinegar, then dry to keep your hands soft after washing dishes.
These remedies offer mild treatment and prevention of heart disease.
- Ginseng for high cholesterol: Use the herb ginseng to improve high cholesterol.
- Garlic for high blood pressure: Enjoy garlic in foods or supplements to thin the blood and reduce pressure.
Use these treatments for dental health.
- Baking soda and hydrogen peroxide tooth whitener: Use this mix for up to 20 minutes, rinse thoroughly, and don’t swallow.
- Swish salt water for a toothache: If you have a toothache, try swishing salt water and tea tree oil.
Use these remedies to make your hair healthy.
- Use vinegar as a hair rinse: Vinegar neutralizes the alkali left by shampoos.
- Nettle tea: Nettle tea can be used as a remedy for losing your hair.
- Treat lice: Use vinegar when removing lice nits, which will break down the glue.
- Lemon: Lighten hair by using lemon juice as a final rinse after shampooing.
These remedies can treat and soothe the pain of minor burns.
- Soy sauce to ease burn pain: Apply soy sauce after cold water to ease the pain and redness from minor burns.
- Aloe vera as a burn remedy: Apply aloe vera gel directly to the skin for burn relief.
- Colgate: Colgate toothpaste works as a salve for burns.
- Honey: Honey can be applied to relieve the pain of burns.
Follow these at-home remedies especially for women.
- Tea tree oil for vaginal bacteria: You can treat infections caused by bacteria by applying tea tree oil to your vagina.
- Black cohosh for PMS: Boil black cohosh to relieve cramping, ovulation pain, and the symptoms of menopause.
- Yogurt: Eating and inserting yogurt into your vagina can relieve a mild yeast infection.
- Sitz bath: A sitz bath is believed to help relieve vaginal itching.
Here you’ll find even more remedies to try at home.
- Parsley for breath: Eat fresh parsley after a meal to freshen your breath.
- Apple cider vinegar for bad breath: Drink one tablespoon of apple cider vinegar in a glass of water before each meal, or gargle for 10 seconds after each meal.
- Weight loss: Drink a glass of water with a tablespoon each of vinegar and honey before each meal.
- Oatmeal for arthritis pain: Apply warm oatmeal to your hands to find arthritis pain relief.
- Corn and callus remover: Tape a piece of stale bread soaked in vinegar over your callus or corn overnight.
- Exercise for better sex: If you have erectile dysfunction, increase your blood blow with exercise.
- Lemonade kidney stone prevention: Cut down on kidney stones with the help of lemons.
- Natural lemon deodorant: Apply lemon juice while showering to avoid having to use deodorant.
- Cranberry juice for kidney stones: Cranberry juice can flush your system of toxins.
- Lemon balm for an overactive thyroid: Lemon balm can calm an overactive thyroid.