Too often we spend a lot on medicine even for the most common complaints we have. We don’t realize that the cure is just found in your kitchen. These ten home remedies maybe weird, but they are a definitely effective and saves you a lot of dough.
- Tomato for Acne
Tomatoes can be a great addition to your skin regimen. It is rich in Vitamin A and C which helps rejuvenate tired and dull-looking skin. It also has cooling and cleaning properties like that of an over-the-counter astringent minus the extra dollars. Did we mention tomatoes are rich in anti-oxidants? A great way to get rid of wrinkles and treat acne.
How to use: Cut a tomato in half. Spread the tomato juice on face and leave for fifteen minutes. Rinse face with cool water.
- Vinegar for Foot Odor
Vinegar is not only used for cooking. It is also used as antiseptic or a solution having antibacterial capabilities. This means it can kill bacteria and fungi right off the bat, preventing it from spreading and thus, leaving your feet smelly-free.
How to use: Mix half a cup of vinegar and 8 cups of warm water in a foot basin. Deep feet into solution for 15 minutes. Wash off with cold water. Dry off once done.
- Yogurt for Halitosis
This yummy treat shouldn’t be underestimated since it can be used as a mouthwash. Bacteria found in sugar-free yogurt annihilates bad ones in your mouth. It leaves your breath fresh without the sting.
How to use: Place a pea-size on your toothbrush. Brush teeth normally. Make sure to rinse properly after.
- Sugar for Hiccups
Hiccups are caused by spasms in the diaphragm. Hiccup cure is categorized into two: vagus nerve stimulation and breath interruption. Sugar is under the first category. A teaspoon of sugar is enough to create a vagus stimulation and makes the brain forget about the hiccup. Isn’t it amazing?
- Lemon for Nausea
Do you find it difficult to travel because of extreme dizziness? Rush over your kitchen counter and grab a lemon! These nausea-stoppers calms the stomach and its citrusy smell blocks dizziness form occurring.
How to use: Cut a lemon into half or into bite-able size. Suck it before or during a road trip.
- Olive Oil for Eczema
These two have a historical link since ancient times. Olive oil has so many health benefits, including reduction of eczema flare-ups. This Greek-based oil has antibiotic properties that naturally reduces inflammations on skin.
How to use: Apply a small amount of olive oil directly on skin. Results may vary.
Baking Soda for Keloids
Baking soda is able to cut off dead skin completely, which is great for keloid removal. Little to no attention is being placed on baking soda. This time, you might want to think again.
How to use: Place small amount onto finger. Apply directly to keloid. Apply daily for four days or until keloid disappears.
- Ginger for Pain Relief
In Asian countries, gingers are used as pain killers. It is effective in treatment for arthritis and rheumatism. Ginger contains anti-chemicals that is anti-inflammatory.
How to use: Dry ginger and pulverize. Place powder in an empty tea bag. Dip in hot water.
- Fruits for Headaches
Did you know that banana, watermelon, pineapples, and cucumbers can eliminate headaches? Try including them in you daily diet to lower risk of having headaches.
How to use: Include in your daily diet.
- Water for Sinusitis
Sinusitis is the clogging of the sinus. To unclog it, patients need extensive treatment. A lot of people don’t realize that treatment is just around the corner. Water vapor can reduce the swelling from sinusitis effectively without causing you a dime!
How to use: Place funnel on top of a cup full of boiling water or hot enough to release vapor. Put face near the funnel and inhale the steam coming out.