Natural remedies for minor health problems
Minor health problems (headache, hangover, cough, stomach problems, etc.) in the form of first aid can solve natural remedies from a rich natural treasury.
Headache is an effective old and tried medicine. Drink a cup of strong black coffee with a few drops of lemon juice. This drink improves the circulation of blood vessels in the head and quickly removes pain. You can drink a glass of warm water in which 2 tablespoons of honey and 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar are mixed. An excellent effect is achieved if you rub peppermint essential oil or tiger ointment into the forehead and temples with light, massaging and circular movements.
Inflamed and sore throat – gargling with chamomile and sage tea helps against acute sore throat. Rinse every 2 hours. Chamomile inhalation can be done. Cover your head with a lot of sugar and lean over a pot of hot tea and take a deep breath of healing steam. Inflammatory condition of the throat can be treated with a healing 10-minute bath to which you have added juniper. After the bath, the person should go to sleep. Herbal tablets with eucalyptus, mint or Iceland moss are effective, which soothe the inflammatory condition of the mucous membranes of the throat and oral cavity, reduce pain and hoarseness. Keep a glass of water with 1 to 2 teaspoons of vinegar on the table next to the bed. Take one to two sips when your throat itches. This diluted vinegar reduces the inflammatory condition. A spoonful of honey can be added for better taste.
Cough-garlic is very effective. Chop the garlic and add the honey to the bowl with the onions. Put plastic wrap over it. Hold overnight. Take a tablespoon of the mixture in the morning and during the day when coughing occurs. Thyme syrup helps with this problem. You can lubricate your chest and back with ointments based on eucalyptus, rosemary and turpentine. A dry cough will stop if a person inhales steam over a bowl of hot water containing eucalyptus, cypress, mint, pine, thyme or cinnamon essential oil. Aloe vera juice mixed in equal parts with honey is effective (especially for smokers who cough). If necessary, take 1 to 2 tablespoons of this mixture. Pomegranate also cures colds and dry coughs. Pour 2 dcl of boiling water over one tablespoon of dried and chopped fruit. Cover and leave for 15 minutes. Strain and add acacia honey. Drink three times daily before meals. Drink tea more often if the cold is severe. Be sure to make fresh tea and do not reheat the leftovers.
A stuffy nose – drink more fluids. Rinse your nose with a seawater spray or saline solution. Place the grated horseradish on a heated stovetop. Tilt your towel-covered head over the stove and inhale the fumes for 5 to 10 minutes. This is best done before bed. Lie down with your head covered and the person quickly feels that the sinuses are clear and the pain slowly stops.
Hangover – it is best to drink a glass of saltier sauerkraut juice in the morning and afternoon. By the way, this juice is good for chronic digestive problems if you take 3 tablespoons before meals. If you do not have sauerkraut, then fresh cabbage juice also helps. Thoroughly clean and grate 500 g of cabbage. Add a little salt. Leave to drain. Strain through cotton gauze. Add the juice of one lemon. Dried rosehip tea will clear your head and improve your mood. Pour a tablespoon of chopped rose hips with 2 cups of boiling water. Leave for half an hour. Add a spoonful of honey. Drink chilled drink just before meals.
Inflammatory condition of the ear-heat the cleaned garlic in olive oil. Pour warm liquid into the ear but not hot. Slowly pour the oil into the ear and leave for 5 to 10 minutes. Then turn your head to the other side to drain the oil. Hold a napkin to soak up the oil. Never put raw garlic directly in the ear as it can cause burning and irritation of the skin. A mixture of cinnamon (1 to 2 teaspoons) in olive oil helps. Heat the mixture a little. Strain the contents and pour the oil into the ear. Leave for ten minutes. Then turn your head to pour the oil on the napkin. The houseplant is effective. Wash and halve a few leaves. Squeeze the juice into the ear. The pain subsides after a few minutes.
Fever – the best way to reduce fever is to massage the body with medical alcohol or brandy. Pay special attention to the pulsating places (bends on the forearm, indentations behind the knees and wrists). You can massage your feet and palms. Use compresses of moderately cold water if you do not have alcohol. Also put these wraps on the pulsating places. The temperature can be lowered with a bath or shower with colder water. Or if you wrap yourself in a wet sheet for a few minutes. Repeat the procedure 2-3 times a day. After that, you should go to bed immediately. Potato wraps are effective. Wash one large potato and grate it without peeling it. Put it on your feet, put on socks and hold the potatoes until they dry. Repeat the procedure if necessary. Mustard that you spread on your feet has a similar effect. Put on socks and leave for at least an hour. It is recommended to take a physical temperatures measures before a meal when the stomach is empty because that is when it is most accurate. Do not eat solid foods, drink plenty of fluids, especially if you have vomiting and diarrhea. The room (where a person with a fever is) should be ventilated frequently.
Stomach problems – sweet and juicy fruits (especially oranges) help with bad digestion and heartburn. It can be alternately drunk before a meal half a glass of warm water mixed with lemon juice. Yogurt (or kefir) is a probiotic and successfully solves these problems. In a glass of water, mix the same amount of sugar and salt and drink every hour – to relieve diarrhea. Stomach cramps will be solved by a cup of hot tea with ginger or honey mixed with warm water. Drink in large sips. Gastritis is solved by mint or ginger tea. Clean and finely chop 50 grams of ginger root. Pour over hot water and drink immediately. If you drink 8 glasses of warm water during the day, it is an effective remedy for gastritis.