We all remember how our mothers and grandmothers usually use  folk medicines for lowering the temperature or to calm down stomach problems in our early years. The benefits of the “home pharmacy” are really big, so instead of immediately running to the pharmacy, first take a peek in the kitchen and if the health problem is not so serious, give a chance to the natural remedies that have no undesirable effects.


Against athlete’s footFungal infection of the foot that occurs between the toes, causing unbearable itching can be treated very effectively with a saline solution which reduces the sweating and softens the skin. Soak your feet in a liquid made of two teaspoons of salt and half a liter of water, and after 10 minutes wipe your feet with a towel.

Against a sore throat– Salt solution is very useful in the case of a painful sore throat and is made of three teaspoons of salt and 3 dl of water. Rinse the throat frequently during the day.

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For stuffy nose– although today there are many products with sea salt, which can be found in pharmacies, you can do this product in your home: half a teaspoon of sea salt mix in a glass of water and then sniff the liquid several times a day.


Against bloating and gasses– The essential oil of cumin stimulates the functions of the stomach and bile, has a soothing effect on the intestines, It relieves spasms and helps in relieving of gasses. It is best to eat a dozen cumin seeds, or make tea: a teaspoon of crushed seeds, pour them into a cup of boiling water and leave to stand for five minutes. Mild cumin tea can be given even to the babies who have problems with cramps.

For better lactation – cumin tea can be used by nursing mothers who have little milk because this drink stimulates lactation.


Against insomnia and distress – Our ancestors used to say that the best sleep is when you drink a cup of milk before bedtime. It has been scientifically proven that this home remedy helps combat anxieties, irritability, tension, insomnia and other problems that are caused by daily stress. Milk has a beneficial effect on many brain functions and will be even more effective if it is sweetened with a teaspoon of honey.

Against cough – By combining milk and some certain products we can get cure against cough that is more efficient than any medicinal product. The popular sorbet is made from tanned sugar and milk, and there are mixtures of milk and sage, milk and onions – select what you find most appropriate for you.


To boost immunity – Thanks to his rich vitamin-mineral composition, honey belongs to one of the best means to strengthen the immune system. This bee product has antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal activity and can be used in all cases of infections caused by bacteria, viruses and fungi.

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Against blackheads – The black dots on the face that are caused by blockage of the sebaceous glands act unaesthetic and increase the risk of inflammation and acne. There is a very simple and effective cure for this problem: heat the honey in the small pot to body temperature and apply the trouble spots for 10-15 minutes and wash. Repeat the treatment several times a week.

Disinfection of cuts – Apply honey on cuts and leave on for half an hour, then wash. Honey disinfect the wound and accelerates its healing.


Against headaches – It is proven that this vegetable removes a headache if cut into circles and attach to the forehead and temple.

Against parodontopathy – potatoes had to be eaten together with his shell because in its shell is hidden the fluoride that protects teeth from caries and parodontopathy.

Against an excess of stomach acid – Make a hole in the potato and pour honey into the hole, leave it to stand for 12 hours and just before the morning meal drinks the accumulated juice. Implement this treatment for three weeks.

Against the hemorrhoids – grate the potatoes and pour with olive oil. With finger take from the mixture, wrap it in gauze, flatten it to the anus and leave on overnight.


Wound healing – a major component of black pepper – Piperine has antibacterial properties and accelerates the formation of a scab. If you spill a little pepper on the wound or on cut the bleeding will stop and this will accelerate healing.

Against obesity – Black pepper speeds up the metabolism and thus helps in regulating the weight.

Against colds and coughs – When is added to the boiled wine, black pepper suppresses the cold, and combined with honey is an excellent remedy for a cough.


Against hemorrhoids – the inside of the bark alleviates the hemorrhoids, and scientists say the reason for this is the sugar from fruit.

Against leg cramps – This problem relates to the lack of electrolytes of potassium. Bananas are an excellent source of this mineral, so eating this fruit will reduce frequent cramps.


Treatment of constipation – teaspoon of cold pressed olive oil mixed with a few drops of lemon juice should be taken every morning on an empty stomach.

Against hair loss – in 1 dl warm olive oil, put in a teaspoon of honey and cinnamon, mix well and leave to cool. Wipe the mixture into your hair, leave it on for 15 minutes (maybe longer), and wash it good. If you regularly apply this treatment, the hair will become appreciably stronger and healthier.

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Against eczema – Olive oil is rich in antioxidants that soothe the inflammation associated with the occurrence of eczema . It is therefore recommended these skin changes be regularly smeared with cold-pressed olive oil. To make the results even better, wrap the affected area with plastic foil and allow standing overnight.


Removal of acne scars – with lemon juice moisten the scar and leave on for twenty minutes. Repeat the treatment daily.

For teeth whitening – a simple way to white your teeth for at least two shades is to rub your teeth with the inside of the lemon zest on which you have to put a little salt.

For the alkalization of the body – though very grumpy, lemon belongs to one of the largest base product and is an excellent tool to combat acidity of the body, which is the reason for many diseases.