Strange home remedies!

3 years, 1 month ago

Lets put a post together of a list of home remedies that seem to work without us really knowing why. Then if anyone is in need of a quick remedy can just check it out and pull what’s they need.

Of course this shouldn’t be a replacement for a doctor or any remedy for a serious illness or such but just simple things which are a nuisance and such.

The one I can vouch for right now is Hot lemon(squeezed or from concentrate) and honey is great for sore throats and coughs.

Another corny one would be Chicken Soup when you have a cold.

Anyone got any other ones they’d like to share? =D

February 19, 2012 at 2:00 am

You must sign in or join to reply!

1
Profile photo of Matt Matt (@afmhitchcock) 3 years, 1 month ago ago

Another amazing one for sore throats and coughs is to take boiling water and use two spoonfuls of honey and two spoonfuls of apple-cider vinegar. The taste is bearable once you get used to it. Also helps to prevent colds if you drink it every day, and I can personally vouch for the fact that it helps you get over them faster as well.

[Hidden]
1
Profile photo of OneLoveUSC OneLoveUSC (@usc1love) 3 years, 1 month ago ago

Scientifically, nothing is going to get you over a cold faster. That being said, science is not the be-all end-all so maybe Matt is right. Personally when I feel myself starting to get sick I’ll layer up before I go to sleep and try to sweat it out. Can be an uncomfortable night and you’ll wake up drenched but it works for me most of the time

[Hidden]
1
Profile photo of Marissa Marissa (@missanicole) 3 years, 1 month ago ago

Quick face mask for dry skin: honey. Spread it all over your face, massage it in, leave on for 5-10 minutes, rinse off with warm water and apply a bit of your usual moisturizer

[Hidden]
1
Profile photo of Brandon P'naantan Pinkney Brandon P’naantan Pinkney (@hlalhabattu) 3 years, 1 month ago ago

headache: good orgasm usually does it, if not, massaging the temples with coarse sugar mixed in a little oil will do the trick

stuffy nose: sriracha or something spicy, let sit on tongue fr a while

[Hidden]
1
Profile photo of Morgan Morgan (@m17lee) 3 years, 1 month ago ago

Use a freshly cut lemon to get rid of acne and brighten up your skin. It also makes it tighter. Just rub a slice all over your face and let it dry. It really works. I was so suprised but this is one of my favorties now!

[Hidden]
1
Profile photo of Moni Moni (@moni) 3 years, 1 month ago ago

@Morgan, thanks for that one!

[Hidden]
1
Profile photo of Morgan Morgan (@m17lee) 3 years, 1 month ago ago

Your welcome! :D

[Hidden]
1
Profile photo of Julia Julia (@collinsj2009) 3 years, 1 month ago ago

A great website on home remedies is earthclinic.com, and I second @Matt on the the apple cider vinegar!

[Hidden]
1
Profile photo of Robyn-Lia Robyn-Lia (@robynlia) 3 years, 1 month ago ago

anyone here heard of Oil of Oregano? It’s got an active ingredient, Carvacrol, that’s antiseptic, antibacterial, antifungal, etc. One of the ways it works is it heats up your body’s core, sore of like a fever, to help kill off whatever the infection is. It can be used internally and externally.
I used to use it and know a lot of people who did for several kinds of infections, but it’s incredibly strong. Only meant for people who can endure odd, pungent tastes!!

[Hidden]
1
Profile photo of John John (@jblisstaz) 3 years, 1 month ago ago

Best cure for hiccups! Put your hands behind your back, bend forward completely so that you are in right angle position, and have a friend or stranger feed you a glass of water. Works every time!

Something my grandma always gave me when I was feeling sick was a cup of hot water with a lemon wedge and 2 bay leaves. Always made me feel better, but that was probably because of my grandma’s love.

[Hidden]
3
Profile photo of ELI var namnet ELI var namnet (@manimal) 3 years, 1 month ago ago

Clogged sinus/nose: Get some horseradish or strong mustard or garlic, put it in your mouth, chew and keep it there for a while. Swallow, then have a shot of apple cider vinegar.

Stomach pangs/rumbles: There is undigested food in your stomach and/or intestines. Fast for a few days. Get in front of a mirror, stick your tongue out, see that coating? When the coating is gone and your tongue is pink, the fast is finished. If your tongue has a coating, you’re overeating or ingesting things that cannot be digested properly (grains, soda, beer, processed milk, soy, hydrogenated oil, etc.) Your stomach will calm down and you will feel more energized and healthy than you can remember.

Dry skin: Rub some avocado on it.

Sore throat: Boil some water with sea salt, gargle it for a minute. Then eat some honey.

Fever: Get in the sauna, then take a cold shower.

[Hidden]
1
Profile photo of stonedragon stonedragon (@stonedragon21) 3 years, 1 month ago ago

if my kids gets sick i make them a bomb.
recipe.
grind up ffresh ginger, garlic, spirulina, lemonjuice, cayenne, salt

eat a tablespoon of this and it will kill what ever ails you, gaurenteed!

[Hidden]
1
Profile photo of ELI var namnet ELI var namnet (@manimal) 3 years, 1 month ago ago

@stonedgragon I’ll have to try that then, lately I’ve had this very stubborn mycoplasm virus that won’t seem to go away without a fight.

[Hidden]
1
Profile photo of stonedragon stonedragon (@stonedragon21) 3 years, 1 month ago ago

yes manimal. try it twice a day with copius amounts of hot water.
and also try what the french call chlor de magnesium. epson salts in english.
a liter of that per day usually flushes out all viruses. follow the directions.
of the amount to mix with water. here you can buy a packet of it in the pharmacy for one euro. perhaps they have it in sweden as well. will give you the shits but cleans your intestine which if clean will not allow viruses to grow in the body. this is true for all viruses

also a great easy remedy is onions. a bowl of onions in the room cleans viruses from the air. cut an onion and put in your socks when you go to bed on your feet soles. it will pull the viruses from your body.and get rid of fever. an ear ache, half an onion tied on your ear. pulls out the infection .

[Hidden]
1
Profile photo of ELI var namnet ELI var namnet (@manimal) 3 years, 1 month ago ago

Thanks for the tips. I’m not gonna use epson salts, that kind of stuff will wreak havoc on my body. My toxin tolerance is too low.

I already eat a lot of onions, so I don’t think that will do the trick. I’m beginning to suspect that the rumour about GM mycoplasm is true, because I haven’t been sick in a long time and this shit simply won’t go away. The epidemic has blown over, but most people here still have symptoms.

I’m starting a fast and hitting the bastu (steam room) starting tomorrow, that will probably do the trick.

[Hidden]
1
Profile photo of stonedragon stonedragon (@stonedragon21) 3 years, 1 month ago ago

yup fasting and chlor de magnesium will do about the same thing, except that you would do well to flush the system rather than starve it.
i would do the bomb and lots of hot water, and the steam room.
colemas if you are into that are great.
cant beat warm water up the bum.
coffee, in dilution with a tsp of vinegar, up the bum is even better. flushes the liver. 15 liters morning and evening for a week.

is this virus you are talking about what the french call gastro?
there is alot of it going around here too.

you dont need to eat the onions. just keep them around your room. they will suck the virusus out of the air.

[Hidden]
1
Profile photo of ljc32 ljc32 (@ljc32) 1 year, 10 months ago ago

Hemorrhoid cure, if you’ve had them or know someone who suffers, VIX vapo rub works.

[Hidden]
1
Profile photo of ljc32 ljc32 (@ljc32) 1 year, 10 months ago ago

@ljc32, it is hands down the weirdest, crazy remedy that I’ve ever heard of but it work, I’m not kidding. Tell your friends!

[Hidden]
1
Profile photo of ? Anonymous (@) 1 year, 10 months ago ago
[Hidden]
1
Profile photo of  Anonymous (@) 1 year, 10 months ago ago

Destroy viral infections by being mindful about it http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130408084858.htm

[Hidden]
1
Profile photo of Dana Dana (@danaundwatr) 1 year, 10 months ago ago

Sweet onion tea works wonders when you have a scratchy throat cough. When you feel a cough creeping up, just take a sip of the tea, cough goes away.
If any of you want the recipe I can translate if from my Romanian cook book.

For an ear infection, you can heat some olive oil, pour it into your ear. If that doesn’t loosen anything up, you can try filling an old sock with salt, knotting it at the top, and putting it in the microwave for about a minute, and putting it on your ear. If it doesn’t empty your ear out, it will relieve the pain from the pressure.

Woohoo, Romanian remedies.

[Hidden]
1
Profile photo of  Anonymous (@) 1 year, 10 months ago ago

@danaundwatr, hey! what’s the recipe for the sweet onion tea? That sounds like it could definitely be applicable as we’re going into winter here at the moment…

[Hidden]
1
Profile photo of Dana Dana (@danaundwatr) 1 year, 10 months ago ago

@francina, I’m right in the middle of the blistering summer. You may well use the recipe more than I this season. You need to boil two onions, with the skin and all, in about a cup of water on low heat for about five minutes. Cover and let cool for about ten minutes. Strain the liquid into a cup, and dump a ton of honey in. Drink it when it’s warm for the best results.

[Hidden]
Reply to this topic
Click here to join the our site-wide 30 Day Dream Journaling Challenge! Challenge Yourself

More Posts Like This

5

Profile photo of wolfman What do you Fear?

As I was reading posts and responding to them I decided I wanted to get some input from you all on a topic that I toil over quite often. Everywhere I look I see things like “conquer your fears”, “fear...

35
3

Profile photo of Viura Al-Burj Interesting things to learn about

What are some things that you find interesting reading/learning about? For me i’ve started to really get into physics etc. Post suggestions :) Suggestions: Nikola Tesla Issac Newton ( such a brilliant mind!)...

20
1

Profile photo of JustinDanger The Big Bang Theory Is Wrong

Every single individual atom is alive with a unique consciousness Your mind is the ruler of these atoms, whatever you think attracts certain atoms with a similar vibration and motivates them to carry on life processes...

23
1

Profile photo of sian Book Slop

Introduction We have trouble telling the truth on a number of occasions, and resisting the arrest of our lies has become increasingly difficult over the years. It’s become taboo to speak our minds, and it’s become...

4
1

Profile photo of Campfirecowboy Happiness?

Is nirvana remotely possible for human beings? I’ve often been thinking about how happiness can become an everyday thing… and most of the time, it seems utterly impossible. How can someone be ultimately...

4
2

Profile photo of sian Where do you go?

When you die, where do you go? I mean sure you no longer interact with that which is (depending on your perspective)…but where do “you” go. Is it possible for you to escape the cosmos…and if yes...

8
48

Profile photo of M4G1C LOG1C14N [HE 30 Day Challenge] March ’15 – Dream Journaling!

Is everyone super zen from last month’s meditation challenge? I hope so :) The challenge for March is dream journaling! Dream journaling is the practice of writing down your dreams immediately upon waking (before...

111
3

Profile photo of isthisreal Traveling on a budget?

I’m a broke ass college student but I NEED to leave this city this summer. Maybe pack up the car or save up enough for a one way ticket? Anybody else feeling restless? Any tips on how to travel VERY cheap? thanks...

1
2

Profile photo of LVX Quotes

Genius seeks continuously, comprehends thoroughly, contemplates passionately, and then disagrees entirely.

1
3

Profile photo of LVX The KABALAH!

Since all the threads I have found on this subject are old, I felt the need to make a fresh one dedicated to this most awesome system of ‘Life’ study. Those who wonder what it is, please ask, and those who...

79
2

Profile photo of LVX Does everything we do ripple across the universe?

I often wonder if through all the song lyrics and every passage in a book that seems to transforms into a voice sitting infront of me, staring me in the eyes, and talking to me alone in the world, I wonder if that voice...

1
1

Profile photo of LVX Lucid dreaming books

Anybody have any suggestions for a lucid dreaming book for a beginner?

1
1

Profile photo of LVX Ever spent hours trying to find something do?

I usually am a very decisive person. Though I occasionally find it very difficult to find an activity that suits my interests when I’m in the mood of doing something fun. I recently discovered a very good app for...

4
3

Profile photo of Franco Lucien Null Physics

So, from what I have learned in the past year the concept of nothing exists in relation to the concept of something. If nothing exists, then something therefore must exist. And if something exist, vice versa, nothing...

20
1

Profile photo of boobookitty Meditation

What is Vipassana? I want know more about it

1