Did You Know that
Drinking two glasses of Gatorade can relieve headache pain almost immediately?
Did you know that Colgate toothpaste makes an excellent salve for burns.
Before you head to the drugstore for a high-priced inhaler
filled with mysterious chemicals, try chewing on a couple of curiously strong
Altoids peppermints. They'll clear up your stuffed nose.
Achy muscles from a bout of the flu? Mix 1 Tablespoon of
horseradish in 1cup of olive oil. Let the mixture sit for 30 minutes, then apply
it as a massage oil, for instant relief for aching muscles.
Sore throat? Just mix 1/4 cup of vinegar with 1/4 cup of honey and take 1
tablespoon six times a day. The vinegar kills the bacteria.
Cure urinary tract infections with Alka-Seltzer. Just dissolve two tablets in a
glass of water and drink it at the onset of the symptoms. Alka-Seltzer begins
eliminating urinary tract infections almost instantly!
Honey remedy for skin blemishes... Cover the blemish with a dab of honey and
place a Band-Aid over it. Honey kills the bacteria, keeps the skin sterile, and
speeds healing. Works overnight.
Listerine therapy for toenail fungus. Get rid of unsightly
toenail fungus by soaking your toes in Listerine mouthwash. The powerful
antiseptic leaves your toenails looking healthy again!
Easy eyeglass protection... To prevent the screws in eyeglasses from loosening,
apply a small drop of Maybelline Crystal Clear nail polish to the threads of the
screws before tightening them.
Cleaning liquid that doubles as bug killer... If menacing bees, wasps, hornets,
or yellow jackets get in your home and you can't find the insecticide, try a
spray of Formula 409. Insects drop to the ground instantly. (Oven cleaner also
works on wasp nests)
Smart splinter remover...just pour a drop of Elmer's Glue-All
over the splinter, let dry, and peel the dried glue off the skin. The splinter
sticks to the dried glue.
Hunt's tomato paste boil cure...cover the boil with Hunt's
tomato paste as a compress. The acids from the tomatoes soothe the pain and
bring the boil to a head.
To disinfect a broken blister, dab on a few drops of Listerine... a powerful
Vinegar to heal bruises... Soak a cotton ball in white vinegar
and apply it to the bruise for 1 hour. The vinegar reduces the
blueness and speeds up the healing process.
Kill fleas instantly! Dawn dish washing liquid does the trick. Add a few drops
to your dog's bath and shampoo the animal thoroughly. Rinse well to avoid skin
Rainy day cure for dog odor... Next time your dog comes in from the rain, simply
wipe down the animal with Bounce or any dryer sheet, instantly making your dog
smell springtime fresh.
Eliminate ear mites... All it takes is a few drops of Wesson
corn oil in your cat's ear. Massage it in, then clean with a cotton ball. Repeat
daily for 3 days. The oil soothes the cat's skin, smothers the mites, and
Quaker Oats for fast pain relief! Mix 2 cups of Quaker Oats and 1 cup of water
in a bowl and warm in
the microwave for 1 minute, cool slightly, and apply the mixture to your hands
for soothing relief from arthritis pain.
"Nothing great was ever achieved without a good attitude and