Home remedies are a natural way of treating an ailment without any potential side effects. Some home remedies have science behind them and has been used in traditional medicines. Here are top 10 home remedies you can try
1. Heal wounds with Honey
Research has shown that honey can be used as a healing agent due to its antibacterial properties and has an inhibitory effect to around 60 species of bacteria. It kills bacteria by producing low levels of hydrogen peroxide that is toxic to bacteria but safe to human cells. For wound healing, apply honey over the wound and cover it with a non-adherent dressing. Top 10 Health Benefits of Honey
2. Ginger for Nausea
Try ginger chips. Boil some water and infuse fresh ginger in it, keep it for at least 15 minutes and then strain the water and drink it. Ginger’s anti-nausea properties not only relive from nausea but also help in soothing tummy issues.
3. Relieve Bee sting with a Copper Penny or Aloe Vera
Rubbing copper penny over bee sting relieves pain and swelling. Aloe Vera due to its anti bacterial properties calms down the inflammatory reaction to bee sting. Apply aloe Vera gel topically and leave it until swelling goes away.
4. Holy Basil for diabetics (Tulsi)
Holy Basil helps in regulating blood sugar levels. It lowers the blood sugar level and can be take daily on an empty stomach for effective results.
5. Ease Cough with Chocolate
6. Fennel seeds for easing indigestion
Fennel seeds eases digestion and offers carminative (gas reducing) effects, when taken after meals. Due to their high magnesium content, fennel seeds reduce gas formation and cramping and treats ongoing issues with digestion. Try having a teaspoon of fennel seeds after meals. Fennel can also be used in the tea form: Boil a half teaspoon of seeds in a cup of water for five to 10 minutes; cool and drink. Fennel Tea for Weight Loss
7. Prevent Flatulence by Peppermint
Peppermint kills bacteria and treats bloating and provides relief from flatulence. If you are looking for a healthy way to shed some unhealthy weight, add Peppermint tea can into your diet.
8. Soothe a sore throat with ginger and clove mix
Add ginger and garlic clove in lukewarm water and leave it for a while and then use this mixture for gargle. The antimicrobial properties of garlic and ginger juice fights off pain causing bacteria and soothes inflamed tissues in the throat.
9. Treat Cuticle infection with Vinegar
Vinegar has antibacterial properties that makes it effective against infections occurred in cuticles. Try applying white vinegar combined with warm water for 15 minutes a day.
10. Ice packs for lowering down high fever
If temperature excess 103 degrees Celsius, try putting packs of ice under the armpits. Ice packs works by decreasing the body’s core temperature.