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11 Bizarre Home Remedies Our Grandparents Taught Us That Actually Work

When I was a little girl, probably only about 3 or 4 years old, I had the unfortunate luck of getting bitten by a nasty spider. Thankfully, the critter wasn’t anything too awful that I had to be rushed to the hospital, but it sure wasn’t fun.

But to tell you the truth, I quickly forgot all about the pain, and to this day only remember one thing: the strange home remedy my mom used, which she learned from her mom, to make the swelling go down and get me back in better spirits.


Good Reasons Why You Need to Include Pears Into Your Daily Routine

Heidi Kristoffer, December 17, 2015
A study published in Nutrition and Food Science showed those who eat pears are less likely to be obese. According to the study, people who ate pears were 35% less likely to be obese as just one pear can fills people with rich fiber and just under 100 calories.

Natural Wound Care: How to Heal a Cut Fast

<strong><h5><p>Chelsea Clark, October 9, 2015
As a fairly active and very clumsy person, I am no stranger to bumps, bruises, and cuts. I often get scratches on my skin, whether they are from working in the garden, hiking on the trail, or cooking in the kitchen.

Home Remedies for Acne: 7 Treatments That Really Work

Almost 85 percent of people experience acne within the course of a lifetime, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, (1) so it's a very common problem. Many people turn to over-the-counter acne products or prescription drugs for this condition. But many of these products have ingredients that can actually worsen the skin and cause other side effects. Instead, try our natural home remedies for acne that are gentler on the skin and only use natural ingredients you probably already have in your home.

The 5 Best Home Remedies for Joint Inflammation

Joint inflammation can accompany a wide variety of health conditions, including arthritis, gout and lumbar spinal stenosis. (1) Inflammation is an immune response, but it can become a problem itself when it becomes continuous. With inflammation, you can experience redness, pain, swelling and other sensations that are uncomfortable and can greatly affect your quality of life. Our 5 best home remedies, including lifestyle changes, will help you combat inflammation and its uncomfortable symptoms without the use of drugs. You simply have to look for common items you probably already have in your home or make changes to your lifestyle.