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Home Remedies 

-Who knew that drinking two glasses of Gatorade can relieve headache pain almost immediately without the unpleasant side effects caused by traditional pain relievers. 

-Colgate toothpaste makes an excellent salve for burns.


-Chewing on Altoid peppermints will clear up your stuffy nose.


-Achy muscles from a bout of the flu can be relieved with 1 tbsp horseradish in 1 cup of olive oil.  Let the mixture sit for 30 minutes, then apply it as a massage oil for instant relief for aching muscles.


-For a sore throat just mix ¼ cup of vinegar with ¼ cup of honey and take 1 tbsp six times a day.  The vinegar kills the bacteria.


-Cure urinary tract infections with Alka-Seltzer.  Just dissolve two tablets in a glass of water and drink it at the onset of the symptoms.  Alka-Seltzer begins eliminating urinary tract infections almost instantly.


-Cover skin blemishes with a dab of honey and place a Band-aide over it.  Honey kills the bacteria, keeps the skin sterile, and speeds healing up overnight.


-Get rid of toenail fungus by soaking your toes in Listerine Mouthwash. 

if you are out of insecticide and have bees, wasps, hornets or yellow jacket in your home, try a spray of Formula 409.  insects hit the ground instantly.


- Remove splinters with a drop of Elmer’s Glue over the splinter, let dry, and peel the dried glue- carrying the splinter off the skin.

-Cover boils with a compress of Hunt’s Tomato Paste. The acids from the tomatoes soothe the pain and bring the boil to a head.


-To disinfect a broken blister, dab a few drops of Listerine on it.  It’s a powerful antiseptic.


- To heal a bruise soak a cotton ball in white vinegar and apply it to the bruise for 1 hour.  The vinegar reduces the blueness and speeds up the healing process.


- Arthritis pain?  No more! Mix 2 cups of Quaker Oats and 1 cup of water in a bowl and warm in the microwave (or hot sun) for 1 minute, cool slightly and apply the mixture to your hands for soothing relief.

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