Each of us may wake up with a sore throat or get a foot blister after wearing the new pair of shoes. These small issue are not life- threatening and you definitely should not use over the counter medicines. In order to solve the problem with such minor ailments, it is advisable to use natural ingredients that are completely safe and you probably already have at your home.
Baking Soda To Soothe Foot Aches
After exhausting day at work, many people experience ache in their feet and in order to soothe the pain, all you need is an instant foot bath. In a foot tub pour some warm water and add 3 tablespoons of baking soda. Soak your feet for 10 – 15 minutes and relax. This mixture will clean your feet and calm your nerves.
Listerine to Fight Foot Fungus
Listerine possesses potent antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties that can combat foot fungus. In warm water add ¼ cup of Listerine and soak your feet in the solution for about 10 – 15 minutes. This will soothe the foot fungus.
Tea to Relive Sunburns
Sunburns are quite painful and in order to soothe the pain all you need is black tea. Simply take 3 tea bags and boil them in water and leave the tea to cool down completely. Store the tea in refrigerator for several hours and after that add ice to the cold black tea. Take a clean towel and dip it in iced tea water and then carefully place the towel on affected area.
Cool Out a Burn
If you accidentally burn your hand while you are cooking, simply apply Aloe Vera gel on the burn. The Aloe Vera gel will soothe the pain due to its anti-inflammatory properties which form a protective layer on your skin and prevent further damage of the skin.
Soften chapped Lip
Olive oil is perfect for moisturizing and softening chapped lips. This natural oil possesses potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidants that will lubricate the dried lips and will provide you an instant relive from the pain. Apply olive oil 2-3 times a day in a period of a week and heal your lips completely naturally.
If you experience heartburn, simply take 1 teaspoon of baking soda and add it in a glass of water. Drink the solution and on this way you will neutralise the acids in your stomach.
If you are suffering from insomnia, you can beat it with the help of cherries. In order to induce sound sleep it is advisable to eat a handful of cherries or drink cherry juice before bedtime. Cherries are loaded with melatonin, a hormone that induces sleep.
Revive Puffy Eyes
Prepare a black tea and leave it cool down. Take a cotton pads and dip in into the tea. Then, place the pads on your eyes. The astringent compounds called tannin, contained in black tea will tighten the bags under your eyes and thus will freshen up your eyes almost instantly.
Soothe A Sore throat
In a glass with warm water add 5-6 crushed garlic cloves. Leave the water to soak the garlic juice. In order to soothe a sore throat, simply gargle with the results solution two times a day in a period of 3 days.
Garlic possesses powerful antimicrobial properties that will destroy the bacteria in your throat that causes pain.
Another alternative is to add some apple cider vinegar in warm water and thus gargle out the germs from your throat.
Whiten Your Teeth
Crush a few strawberries until you get nice paste and add a pinch of baking soda and add a small amount of water and stir until you get a nice paste. Take a soft toothbrush and then dip it in the paste. Carefully brush your teeth with the resulted paste. To achieve best results it is advisable to polish your teeth with this paste once in 3 to 4 months.