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  1. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 31, 2007
    Sanford N.C.
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    > Did You Know That Drinking two glasses of Gatorade can relieve
    >headache pain almost immediately -- without the unpleasant side effects
    >caused by traditional "pain relievers."
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    > Did you know that Colgate toothpaste makes an excellent salve for
    >burns?
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    > Before you head to the drugstore for a high-priced inhaler filled
    >with mysterious chemical, try chewing on a couple of curiously strong
    >Altoids peppermints. They'll clear up your stuffed nose.
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    > Achy muscles from a bout of the flu? Mix 1 Tablespoon of horseradish

    >in 1 cup of olive oil. Let the mixture sit for 30 minutes, then apply it
    >as massage oil, for instant relief for aching muscles.
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    > 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.
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    > 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
    >-- even though the product was never been advertised for this use. (Note:

    >Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Medicine is not the same..and contains aspirin,
    >which can cause stomach bleeding if you have ulcers.)
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    > 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.
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    > 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.
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    > 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.
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    > Coca-Cola cure for rust ... Forget those expensive rust removers.
    >Just saturate an abrasive sponge with Coca Cola and scrub the rust
    >stain. The phosphoric acid in the coke is what gets the job done.
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    > 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.
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    > 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.
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    > 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.
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    > Balm for broken blisters...To disinfect a broken blister, dab on a
    >few drops of Listerine ... a powerful antiseptic.
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    > Heinz 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.
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    > Kills 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 irritations. Goodbye fleas.
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    > 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.
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    > 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 accelerates healing.
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    > Quaker Oats for fast pain relief....It's not for breakfast anymore!

    >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.
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  2. beekybuzzard

    beekybuzzard Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. [​IMG] I knew a lot of these but a few I hadn't heard of yet but will try when needed. The honey also works on cuts and rug burn type abrasions the same way. Put on FRESH honey and cover with a bandage or wrap of somekind. The key is Fresh Honey. Check for a local beekeeper ( they are pretty easy to find, you can check with local ag. agent) because most commercial honey has imported honey :thun mixed in with it from china, argentina, etc. and you never know what impurities you may get so it is best to avoid those for topical applications. I have a few hives myself so the "local" honey is no problem for me.
     
  3. cknmom

    cknmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, I have an herbal cold/flu remedy that I keep in the fridge, I even take a little when feeling sluggish. I have to look up the recipe in my herbal book, I will do it tonight and post. I can't right now because I am trying to find a recipe for dinner tonight and I keep reading and posting instead. I have only been on here twice since the begining of the year and have been going crazy!!

    Back to the recipe search.

    Monica
     
  4. Henrietta23

    Henrietta23 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 20, 2007
    Eastern CT
    Quote:As someone who is allergic to aspirin I'd like to add that all Alka Seltzer products contain some aspirin as far as I know. I just quickly checked their webite and every one that I looked at contained some aspirin.
     
  5. cknmom

    cknmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I finally found time to get out the recipe for Antiflu Preperation. I have been busy cleaning all week . I sometimes will take a little when i am feeling sluggish; it perks me up right away!Here it is:

    Antiflu Preperation

    2 t. cayenne pepper
    1 1/2 t. sea salt, or common salt
    1 C. boiling water
    1 C. apple cider vinegar

    Grind together the pepper and salt to form a paste. Add boiling water(or some strong, strained chamomile tea).
    Steep and cool. Add the vinegar to the water. Most adults can take between a t. to a T. every half hour. If it seems to strong, dilute it.
     

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