People’s interest in the natural remedies that can be found in the kitchen keeps growing because they can replace artificial drugs and help you if you have a small health problem without causing side effects.
Here are some home remedies that medical experts agree that they are effective and useful:
Problem: the acidic environment in the body
For the alkalization of your organism – the lemon is one of the best basic products and is a great tool for combating the acidity of the organism, which is the cause of many diseases.
Problem: hair loss
Solution: castor oil
In 1 dl of warm castor oil, put a teaspoon of honey and cinnamon, mix well and allow the mixture to cool. Apply it on your hair, leave for 15 minutes (maybe longer) and wash well. If you regularly apply this treatment, your hair will become much stronger and healthier.
Solution: linseed oil
Consuming one tablespoon of linseed oil mixed with a few drops of lemon juice every morning on an empty stomach will help you to deal with constipation. If this is too strong for you, you can also put one teaspoon of the oil in a warm tea and drink it in the morning before breakfast.
Problem: slowly healing wounds
Solution: black pepper
The main ingredient of black pepper – piperine, has antibacterial properties and accelerates the formation of the crust of the wound. If you spill a little pepper on the wound or cut, the bleeding will stop and speed up the healing.
Problem: bloating and gas
Solution: cumin seeds
Cumin seeds stimulate the function of the stomach and the gallbladder, act soothing to the intestines, relieve cramps and help with the release of gases. It is best if you eat a dozen of cumin seeds or make tea. You can make the tea by taking a teaspoon of crushed cumin seeds, pour over a cup of boiled water and let stand for five minutes.
Problem: cold and flu
It is well-known that garlic can protect you from colds and even heal you when the first symptoms occur. The sooner you intervene, the better. Take 2 cloves of garlic, dip them in honey and chew them. Or, take 2 cloves of garlic, add some warm water and honey, mix them and swallow the mixture without chewing.
Problem: a headache
Solution: mint oil
Mint oil can help you lower your headache. Fill a deep bowl with cold water. Put 5-6 drops of mint oil in the water and dip one cloth in it. Drain the cloth and place it on your forehead. Keep the cloth for 10-15 minutes.
Problem: insomnia and anxiety
It has been scientifically proven that this home remedy helps combat anxiety, irritability, tension, insomnia and other problems that stress causes every day. Milk works favorably on many brain functions. To relax and sleep better, drink a glass of warm milk before sleeping. You can spice the milk with a little cinnamon and a teaspoon of honey, which will not only add more flavor but will also make the milk more efficiently.
Ginger can alleviate nausea that appears for various reasons. To make tea from ginger, put one tablespoon of fresh ginger in boiling water, leave it to stand for 10 minutes and then filter the liquid. Pregnant women can eat ginger biscuits when they suffer from nausea.
Problem: Athlete’s Foot
Athlete’s foot is the appearance of fungal infection that affects the skin on the feet. It is called Athlete’s Foot because it is most commonly seen in athletes. To alleviate this unpleasant state, fill a basin with water and 2 teaspoons of salt. Soak your feet in salt water for 5-10 minutes per day. This will create a hostile environment for fungi, reduce sweating and soften the skin.
Problem: urinary tract infection
Solution: blueberry juice
Drinking blueberry juice can help with any type of urinary tract infection and a state of overactive bladder. The blueberry contains substances that inhibit the activity of Escherichia coli, a bacteria that often causes cystitis. A homemade blueberry juice much healthier and recommended for this condition, than the one that you can buy at the store.
Solution: olive oil
Cover the heavily affected skin with olive oil. This will create a layer that will not allow the skin to dry. If the eczema is more serious, place a plastic foil on the coated skin and leave it overnight.
Problem: mosquito bite
To reduce the unpleasant and boring itching from the mosquito bite, take a banana and place a portion of its peel on the spot of the bite. The banana peel also helps with stings from other insects.
Problem: travel sickness
Travel sickness can cause you nausea, dizziness, vomiting, headache. All these symptoms of travel sickness are accompanied by secretion of more saliva. The olives contain substances that dry the mouth and prevent nausea.
Problem: minor burns
If you burn yourself, and the burn is minor, gently apply honey on the wound once the skin temperature has been lowered. The honey will prevent infection and prevent bacteria from developing. It will also assist in the healing process.
Problem: cuts and scratches
If you have small cuts and scratches and want to prevent any possible infection spray some powdered cloves on them. Cloves have an antiseptic effect, and they also reduce pain.
The mouthwash that you use for refreshing your mouth can also serve you to treat painful blisters. Soak a cotton pad with the liquid and apply it on the blisters three times a day until they dry.
Problem: smelly feet
Soak a cloth with brandy and wipe your feet with it. Alcohol from brandy reduces humidity that allows bacteria and fungi to grow and multiply.
Sugar granules stimulate the nerve that causes diaphragm contractions. If you have a constant hiccup and you cannot stop, experts recommend that you put one or two teaspoons of sugar in your mouth and drink a cup of water slowly together with the sugar.
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