Your parents or grandparents probably used at least a couple of these natural remedies to cure what ailed you!
While there are more diseases out there than you can shake a stick at, some minor ailments are mostly just annoying – and many can be dealt with by the use of simple, time-tested natural remedies like the ones your grandma probably used.
For example, these 4 common issues are things you can often treat, yourself, at home – at least temporarily until you are able to get to the doctor.
These remedies have been used for many years, and their effectiveness hasn’t changed, so check these out next time you’re experiencing one of these issues, and see how easy it can be to take care of your own health!
1. Lemon Sloughs Off Scaly Skin
Heels, knees, and elbows can get very rough during the winter. To relieve the rough skin, simply rub halves of lemon on the scaly areas…. Lemon contains citric acid, which naturally exfoliates dry, rough skin.
2. Honey-Onion Syrup Soothes a Sore Throat
Simply put a large slice of onion in a bowl and cover it completely with honey, put a lid on top of the bowl and refrigerate it overnight…. Discard the onion and take 2-3 tablespoons of the liquid. Onions have antibiotic properties that help alleviate cold symptoms while honey coats and soothes a sore throat and reduces the cough….
3. Tea Bags Stymie a Sty
Steep a tea bag in boiling water and let cool. Then, place the moistened bag over the affected eye for 10 minutes. Repeat this process 3-4 times during the day and say good-bye to your sty. The tea leaves’ astringent tannins help draw the infection to the surface and reduce the swelling. You must use green or black tea, as herbal varieties don’t have the necessary tannins.
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