You can make your own home remedies by mixing the right amount of ingredients. It is important to understand that home remedies are best when used fresh, this means that you are better of making only the amount you are going to use.
Try these powerful, natural and proven home remedies to help those aches and pains.
16 Home Remedies Made from Home Ingredients
1. Ginger for Headache
Crush a piece of ginger or use a tablespoon of dry ginger powder and add it to boiling hot water, inhale the vapours and get instant relief from a headache.
2. Basil for Relief from a Cough
Add 1 teaspoon of dried basil leaves in 1 cup of boiling water. Soak the leaves and then add honey.
3. Fennel Seeds for Stomach Cramps
Soak 1 teaspoon of fennel seeds in 1 cup boiling water. Strain before drinking.
4. Bay Leaves to Treat Dandruff
Soak a handful of bay leaves in 1 liter of water – bring to a boil and then remove from heat. Cover it for 20 minutes until the liquid cools. Pour on your hair and let it sit for 45 to 60 minutes. Rinse the hair.
5. Anise for Colds or Flu
Soak 1 teaspoon of anise seeds, in 1 cup of boiling water. Strain before drinking.
6. Dill Seed to Stop Hiccups
Try to swallow a teaspoon of dill seeds to stop hiccups. In addition,chewing on this herb’s seeds will reduce bad breath.
7. Cloves for toothache
Chew 1 clove root to remove bad breath or to treat dental pain. Place on the tooth until the pain is gone.
8. Mustard Seeds to Safely Lower Your Fever
Add one teaspoon of mustard seeds to one cup of hot water, steep for five minutes, and then drink.
9. Potato Juice for Gastritis
Peel 1 to 2 raw potatoes and grate them. Put the grated potatoes on a strainer and press with a spoon to extract the juice. Dilute 1/2 glass of potato juice with a little warm water. Drink it 3 times a day, 30 minutes before each meal, for at least 1 to 2 weeks.
10. Turmeric to Treat Wounds
Mix 1/2 tablespoon of turmeric in enough linseed flaxseed oil to form a paste. Apply it on the wound 2 or 3 times a day to reduce pain and prevent infection.
11. Baking Soda for Nail Fungus
Add several tablespoons of baking soda to enough water to soak your feet in, and soak for 15 minutes. Pat feet completely dry with paper towels. Do this twice a day.
12. Cucumber for Puffy Eyes and Dark Circles
Cut a fresh cucumber into thick slices and chill them in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Put the slices onto the affected skin area for about 10 minutes. Wash the area with water. Repeat twice daily for about a week or more.
13. Onions for Cracked Heels
Cut the onions into flat slices so that they can be applied to the bottom of your entire foot. Put the onions in your socks under your foot (on the bottom) and go to sleep.
14. Papaya for Healthy Skin
Mash up the flesh of the papaya well, until it is of a consistency that can be easily applied to your skin. Leave it on for 15-20 minutes, and then rinse off completely with warm water.
15. Apple Cider Vinegar for Acne
Wash your face with water and pat dry. Using a ratio of 1 part vinegar to 3 parts water, dip a cotton ball into vinegar and apply it directly to the blemish. Leave on for at least 10 minutes, or overnight. Reapply several times a day, washing face thoroughly after each time.
16. Cinnamon to Alleviate Menstrual Cramps
Just add a little cinnamon to your coffee and tea or sprinkle on food.