If you’re in desperate need of relief from an aching body, but don’t want to spend the time needed to explored proper remedies, the list below might be the perfect solution for you. Here’s a few pointers to help you find a solution for your body pain[s].
- Aching muscles– Use 2 cups of cider vinegar in the tub to soak sore muscles this will add potassium to muscles Quite often muscle cramps, are caused by too low a level of potassium. Take a tsp. of vinegar when suffering from a muscle cramp to quickly bring your potassium level back up and relieve the cramp.
- Animal bites- Mix equal quantities of castor oil and lime juice. Massage the affected area with this mixture. Also drink 1 cup warm water mixed with lime juice and honey.
- Arthritis- 1 tsp cider vinegar with one tsp honey taken three times daily helps with arthritis.
- Asthma Mix 1 teaspoon honey with ½ teaspoon cinnamon and take it at night before going to bed.
- Athlete’s Foot– Suffering from athlete’s foot?, try soaking your feet in vinegar It changes the skins ph so that the fungus can not grow.
- Bad breath- Boil some cinnamon in a cup of water. Store it in a clean bottle in your bathroom. Use it as a mouthwash frequently.Parsley leaves are rich in chlorophyll, nature’s own deodorizer. Chew some leaves regularly and your breath will remain fresh.
You can chew some cardamom seeds to sweeten your breath.
- Bee Stings- Bicarbonate of soda mixed with water will take out the sting and bring instant relief.
- Bladder infection- Take a bag of fresh or frozen cranberries and boil them in water (they will fall apart). Cool and drink. Don’t add sugar!
- Bruises– Slice a raw onion and place over the bruise.
- Burns- Should you burn yourself when cooking put some white vinegar on a bit of paper towel and place it on the burn. If you keep it on, you will not develop a blister
- Chicken Pox- Not a cure, but a great relief – two teaspoons of bicarbonate of soda in a lukewarm bath will soothe itchy chicken pox spots
- Corns and calluses– For a corn and callus remover soak a piece of stale bread in vinegar, and tape it over the callus or corn overnight
- Cuts and grazes- Use vinegar as an antiseptic for abrasions and to reduce itch from mosquito bites.
- Eczema– Rub a nutmeg against a smooth stone slab with a little water and make a paste. Apply on affected parts.
- Energizer Energizing Mead recipe- Simmer 1 cup honey and 3 cup water together slowly. Allow one cup of the water to evaporate. Strain off the top surface, and put the remaining liquid into a stoneware crock or dark bottle. Put a towel over it so it can breathe, yet be free of dirt. Place in a cool place. You can add cinnamon, clove, or the juice of 2 lemons, if you like.
- Fatigue- Take a glass of grapefruit and lemon juice in equal parts to dispel fatigue and general tiredness after a day’s work.
- Headache- Eat 10-12 almonds, the equivalent of two aspirins, for a migraine headache. Almonds are far less likely to upset the stomach
- Heartburn– Mix 1/2 teaspoon in about 4 ounces of water, and drink all at one time. It will cause you to ‘burp’; as it neutralizes stomach acid the same way it does other acids. (note. bicarbonate of soda has been effectively used as an antacid for many years, however in rare cases it has been reported that its use can contribute to the rupturing of the stomach.
- Hic-ups– One teaspoon to one tablespoon of vinegar gets rid of hiccups.
- Insect bites– Mix water with cornstarch into a paste and apply. This is effective in drawing out the poisons of most insect bites and is also an effective remedy for diaper rash.
This is the first part of a 2 part list that you will want to bookmark for future reference.