Most of us are accustomed to the appearance of the first sign of cold or pain and immediately run to buy some medicine. Some even kept home hundreds of pills, creams or liquids for treatment. But before you jump to your small private pharmacy, you can try to solve the problem naturally.
The interest of people to natural remedies that can be found in the kitchen is constantly growing, because they can replace artificial drugs and help you if you have a small health problem without causing side effects.
To reduce the unpleasant and annoying itching from mosquito bite, take a ripe banana and put part of its shell on the site of the sting. The banana shell helps with stings of other insects as well.
Coat the affected skin thoroughly with olive oil. This will create a layer that will allow the skin to dry. If eczema is more severe on the painted skin put plastic wrap and leave overnight.
Urinary tract infection
To ease the pain of urinary infection, cystitis, mix ¼ teaspoon baking soda with 250 ml water and drink the liquid. Do this at the first signs of infection and observe it once a day until you see improvement or until you start to receive antibiotics.
Also drinking cranberry juice can help, because it contains substances that braked activity of Escherichia coli, a bacterium that often causes cystitis. Homemade blueberry juice is much better than the purchased one.
Ginger can help ease nausea as it appears in some people while traveling and morning nausea in pregnant women. To make ginger tea, place one tablespoon of fresh ginger in boiling water, leave for 10 minutes and then strain the liquid. Pregnant women can eat ginger biscuits.
Scratches and cuts
If you scratch or cut, apply honey on the small wound. Honey will prevent bacteria to grow and to disinfect the wound. When the honey is dried, he will act as a natural bandage.
If from your armpits or legs spreads odor, apply on them a small amount of baking soda. It acts as a natural deodorant and reduces the amount of sweat excreted during the day.
Fungus of the feet (athlete’s foot)
The appearance of a skin infection of the feet is also called athlete’s foot, because is commonly found in athletes. To ease this awkward situation, fill a bowl with water and to each half liter of water add 2 teaspoons salt. Immerse your feet in salt water for 5-10 minutes a day. Thus creating a hostile environment for fungi will reduce sweating and soften skin.
To relax before going to bed, drink a glass of warm milk. Season the milk with cinnamon and a teaspoon of honey. No more natural and better way to relax before you fall into a deep sleep.
Peppermint oil can help reduce headache. Fill a bowl with cold water. Put 5-6 drops of mint oil and soak a cloth. Drain the towel and place it on the forehead. Keep the wrap 10-15 minutes.
It is well known that garlic can protect you from colds and even cure you when the first symptoms appear. The earlier the intervention, the better. Take 2 cloves, dip them in honey and chew them. Or take 2 cloves garlic, add a little warm water and honey, crush them and swallow the mixture without chewing.