Natural and folk remedies have been used for hundreds of years to treat common ailments and illnesses. Just look in your pantry to find what you need to fix what ails you the next time you feel a bit of pain or discomfort.
1. Muscle Aches
Muscle aches are common after an intense workout or exercise. The muscles become inflamed and tissues begin to hurt. Drinking cherry juice can help with this kind of pain discomfort. Cherry juice contains natural anti-inflammatory chemicals and drinking 16 ounces daily will help resolve muscle aches.
2. Athletes Foot
Athletes foot is caused by a common fungal infection. Fight off the condition by soaking your feet in a solution of two teaspoons of warm salt water. Soak your feet for five to 10 minutes several times a day.
3. Body Odor
Body odor is another condition that is caused by common fungus and bacteria that are normally present in warm body folds, such as underarms and the groin area. Fight body odor with apple cider vinegar on a washcloth. Rub the washcloth on the offending areas at least once or twice a day to kill the bacteria and fungus.
4. Sore Throat
Sore throats are common and often occur when tissues are inflamed.Try drinking a warm glass of lemon juice and water. The lemon will help sooth your throat. Another natural remedy for a sore throat is warm salt water. Mix one teaspoon of salt with eight ounces of warm water and gargle several times a day to sooth an irritated sore throat.
The reason folk remedies have been around so long is because they work! The next time you are feeling a bit under the weather, reach for your pantry instead of the drug store for a quick and easy solution.
– The Alternative Daily