This little pungent powerhouse is chock full of healthy benefits and adds so much flavor to recipes, too! We checked on these to remind us of just how mighty they are. Here are a few of the best. ATHLETE'S FOOTCrush several cloves into a tub of warm water with a little rubbing alcohol. Soak feet for 10 minutes once a day.HEART DISEASEAdding to food reduces blood pressure, makes blood vessels more flexible and inhibits blood clots that cause heart attacks.STUFFY NOSEAdd to chicken soup … [Read more...] about Who’d Have Guessed Garlic?
It can drive you nuts! You're up all night coughing and can't sleep. You can't finish a conversation without a coughing fit. You've got a stubborn, lingering cough that just won't go away.This lingering cough is often caused by nerves that have become irritated and sensitive from a cold. It's almost impossible to knock out. But now, researchers have discovered an amazingly simple cure for it, and it's something you have right at home.This coffee-and-honey mixture results in reducing … [Read more...] about Knock Out That Stubborn Cough
Ahhhh, lavender. You can already smell it in your mind, can't you? This easy to grow herb has many uses, and not just to drive out mosquitoes in the summertime. Lavender is by far one of my favorite herbs. Not only is it beautiful, but it has hundreds of uses. It is a fragrant aromatic, a relaxing herb, and it can be used in baking, lotion making, gourmet cooking, tea making, tinctures and much more.According to Mountain Rose Herbs:“It has been thought for centuries to … [Read more...] about Soothing Uses For Lavender
Got tummy troubles? We know it's no laughing matter. Fix it fast at home with these easy ways that we found for you.The main causes of diarrhea are bacterial infections, viral infections, consumption of contaminated food and water, intestinal infections and food intolerance. It usually takes 3- 4 days to treat the diarrhea completely. Sometimes it takes a longer time due to the severity of the problem. So, to get rid of diarrhea fast and overnight, we have jotted some home remedies for … [Read more...] about Stop Spending All Day In The Bathroom
This wonderful substance has some impressive health benefits. Among those are longer, stronger, harder nails. Just one tablespoon daily maintains your nail health. It's very rich in sulphur, which is key. We found a ton of information on this at Organic Facts.The health benefits of molasses include relief from menstruation-related problems, obesity, diabetes, stress, cancer, enlarged prostate, acne and … [Read more...] about Savory sweetness that’s better than sugar!
Since mosquito bites are as common as dirt in many places, it’s best to deal with them with some natural remedies. Both male and female mosquitoes feed on nectar and honeydew to get nutrition. Female mosquitoes, however, require a blood meal in order to lay their eggs. They fulfill this requirement mostly through the blood of mammals, including humans.The anticoagulants in the mosquito’s bite trigger an allergic reaction at the site of the bite, causing a raised red bump. The body’s release … [Read more...] about Mosquito Bites Be Gone!
If you've ever had that sudden, sharp pain in your lower back or derriere that nearly makes you fall down, or slightly paralyzes you for a bit, then you know how excruciating it can be. Sciatic nerve pain is no joke, and affects millions of people. Sciatica is pain caused by irritation or compression of the sciatic nerve. It usually affects only one part of the body but tends to be severe and debilitating.The pain usually extends from the lower back to the rear of the thigh and down through … [Read more...] about 5 Ways To Relieve Nerve Pain Naturally
They may look weird and even a little scary, but these beauties are SO effective and readily available that you have to try them."One Prickly pear has more magnesium than an orange, apple and pear combined. Studies have shown that prickly pear can reduce blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes as well as reduce overall risk of type 2 diabetes. " We found this great info at Dherbs.com. "The ruby red or gold pulp is sweet, extremely succulent, and incredibly fragrant. Depending … [Read more...] about Lower Your Blood Sugar Levels With This Yummy Stuff
Let's face it...getting poison ivy or other rashes during the summer is NOT fun. Here's a perfect, fast cure that gets rid of the rash and itch overnight! I haven't gotten it for years now, but I have friends who have tried this, and they swear by it.This is one good remedy for poison ivy. The only thing you have to do is cut a potato in half and rub directly on the rashes. For better results, you can also mash the potato into a paste. Apply the paste directly onto the rash area. It gets … [Read more...] about Rid Ivy Rash Easily With This Home Remedy
One of the bummers of summer is sunburn! Make sure you use a good sunblock, of course, but if you forget and get a burn-there are a few ways to relieve the pain. We found several of those at Healthline.com. "Whether you burn your hand on a pan of cookies, spend too much time in the sun, or spill hot coffee on your lap, burns are certainly not pleasant. Unfortunately, burns are one of the most common household injuries. You can treat most first-degree burns and second-degree … [Read more...] about 8 Easy Ways To Cool That Burn