-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.