Simple home remedy for a headache or migraine: submerge hands and feet in warm water and put an ice bag or bag of frozen something at the base of your skull. The heat on your extremities pulls the blood from your head relieving some of your headache.
Detoxification: If you are looking for a healthy detox, look no further than apple cider vinegar. Combine 1 ½ cups apple cider vinegar with one gallon of water and drink throughout the course of a day for an overall body and kidney detox.
Sore Throat Relief: The marshmallow was first made to help relieve a sore throat! Just eat a few of them when your throat is hurting and let them do their magic. Good to know for sick kids who probably won't mind an excuse to eat marshmallows.
Sore throat or strep? Mix a little Listerine with a little Peroxide and gargle several times daily until throat symptoms go away. It kills the bacteria. Try this remedy in place of a doc visit and/or anti-biotics. It really WORKS! But WITHOUT listerine
I bring baby powder every time to beach! Like to snack at the beach? Easily remove sand from your hands by "washing" them with baby powder! This works great for cleaning kids up after playing in the sand box as well!
12 Uses for Vicks. I'm pinning this to "holistic home apothecary" because these are great tips that would work even better with the DIY version of Vicks, which uses essential oils.( got a recipe for DIY Vicks)
Use vicks vapor rub and socks. Even the worst cough can be stopped within minutes, and lasts hours. Just apply the vapor rub generously to the bottom of your feet, cover with socks. works of the time, been proven to work better than prescription drugs!