Household Items Are Remedies Too


Who knew that there were so many useful products in our medicine cabinets.  Prevention magazine gives us a top 10 selection of things to help with everything from hemorrhoids to acne.  The list includes items like mouthwash, white paste toothpaste, and alka seltzer to name a few.

The Alka-Seltzer is good for bug bites.  You make up a paste with the tablets and mix it with oatmeal for a salve on a itchy or burning bug bite.  The cream is supposed to work immediately.  Then if you’re having skin irritations, especially those accompanied with sunburn, there’s baking soda.

Read more here to see just how angry you should be at your Mother for not telling you.

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