Did You Know that Drinking two glasses of
Gatorade can relieve headache pain almost immediately
. . . without the unpleasant side effects caused by traditional
Did you know that Colgate Toothpaste
makes an excellent salve for burns? (Webmaster:
So does butter if rubbed on the burn immediately. Just ask
if anyone has stuck their finger in the better before spreading
it on the bread.)
Before you head to the drugstore for a high-priced
inhaler filled with mysterious chemicals, try chewing on
a couple of strong Altoids Peppermints. They'll clear
up your stuffed nose.
Achy muscles from about of the flu? Mix One
tablespoon of horseradish in one cup 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 one 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 .
. . even though the product was never been advertised for
Honey remedy for skin blemishes. Cover the
blemish with a dab of honey and place a bandage over it.
Honey kills the bacteria, keeps the skin sterile, and speeds
healing. Works overnight. (Webmaster: A honey
of an idea.)
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. (Webmaster:
And gives the bugs good breath, too.)
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. (Webmaster:
May father was an optician. This works!)
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.
(Webmaster: And are damn well clean, too.)
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.
Balm for broken blisters. To disinfect a
broken blister, dab on a few drops of Listerine on
it, a powerful antiseptic.
Vinegar to heal bruises. Soak a cotton ball
in white vinegar and apply it to the bruise over one hour.
The vinegar reduces the blueness and speeds up the healing
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. Good-bye fleas.
Rainy day cure for dog odor. Next time your
dog comes in from the rain, simply wipe down the animal
with Bounce or any brand of dryer sheet, instantly
making your dog smell springtime fresh. (Webmaster:
Note that dryer sheets may clog your dust screen. You will
not see it unless you pull the screen out and put water
on the screen, watching it sit and not go through . . .
just like the air. This can cause dryers to overheat or
heater coils to burnout early.)
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. (Webmaster: Please
check with your vet first.)
Quaker Oats for fast pain relief. It's not
for breakfast anymore! Mix two cups of Quaker Oats and
one cup of water in a bowl and warm in the microwave for
one minute. Cool slightly and apply the mixture to your
hands for soothing relief from arthritis pain.