On any given day, your body can throw a loop on you. You may wake up with a sore throat or you might get foot blister right after wearing the new pair of shoes you just bought. To combat these small issues, you may have often run for over the counter medicines. But did you know that you can rid such common ailments with natural remedies with the some common ingredients available at your home. Scroll over to find home remedies, they are quick, easy to follow and safe to use :
Baking Soda To Soothe Foot Aches
If you had a long tiring day and your feet is aching then give your feet an instant foot bath. Take warm water in foot tub, add 3 tablespoons of baking soda to the water and soak your feet in it for 10 to 15 minutes. The will clean your feet and calm your nerves.
Listerine to Fight Foot Fungus
Listerine has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory qualities. To combat foot fungus, add quarter cup of listerine in warm water. Soak your feet in this solution for 10 to 15 minutes to soothe out foot fungus.
Tea to Relive Sunburns
To soothe out sun burns, take three tea bags and boil them in water. Allow the water to cool down completely. Refrigerate for few hours and add ice to the cold black tea. Dip a towel in iced tea water and place the towel on affected area. Follow the process till for few day to see visible results.
Cool Out a Burn
If you accidently burnt your hand while cooking, cool down burn with help of aloe vera gel. The soothing aloe vera gel has anti-inflammatory properties that forms a protective layer on your skin and prevents skin form further damage.
Soften chapped Lip
Rub olive oil 2 to 3 times a day to moisturise and soften chapped lips. The anti-inflammatory and antioxidants present in olive oil lubricate the dried lips and give you an instant relive from the pain. Continue the process for a week to heal your lips completely.
If you feel heartburn, take a teaspoon of baking soda and mix it in a glass of water. Drink this solution to neutralise the acids in your stomach.
Eat a handful of cherries or drink cherry juice before bed to induce sound sleep. Cherries are packed with melatonin, a sleep inducing hormone and thus useful for those of you who have sleepless nights.
Revive Puffy Eyes
nfuse boiling water with tea leaves and allow the black to cool down. Dip cotton in the black tea and place the cotton pads on your eyes. Black tea contains astringent compounds called tannins that tighten the bags under your eyes and freshen up your eyes instantly.
Soothe A Sore throat
To soothe a sore throat, you may have heard that the best remedy is to gargle several times a day to clear the throat. To make the gargling more effective, crush 5-6 cloves of garlic and mix it in warm water. Let the water soak the garlic juice and use this water gargle. Follow this remedy for twice a day for three days. The antimicrobial properties of garlic fight the pain causing bacteria in your throat. Alternatively you can also add apple cider vinegar in warm water to gargle out the germs from your throat.
Whiten Your Teeth
Crush a few strawberries to form pulp and add a pinch of baking soda and mix it in small amount of water to form a paste. Take soft toothbrush and dip it in the paste and brush your teeth with this paste. Polish your teeth with this paste once in 3 to 4 months. This paste will whiten your teeth naturally and remove stains from your teeth.