Vintage Health Cures With A Modern Characteristic

By AdamHoffner on January 22, 2011 In Health and Beauty





How did persons assist and sometimes cure themselves of aches, pains and illnesses in the past? Most of the remedies worked very well, were cheap, they could usually be found in most homes and they work nowadays as well as they did then.

Gatorade
Did you know – Drinking two glasses of Gatorade can soothe headache throb almost immediately, without the unpleasant side effects caused by traditional “pain relievers.”

Colgate Toothpaste
Did you know – Colgate toothpaste makes an fantastic cream for burns?

Soothe Arthritis Pain
Quaker Oats for fast pain relief, It’s not just for breakfast anymore! Mix up 2 cups of Quaker Oats and 1 cup of water in a bowl and warm in the microwave for 1 minute, cool slightly, and anoint the mash to your hands for soothing comfort from arthritis pain. Don’t have it too hot, because you don’t want to hurt yourself, Make sure you test it for heat.

Altoids Peppermints
Before you head to the drugstore for an extreme-priced inhaler filled with unknown chemicals, try munching on a couple of curiously strong Altoids peppermints. They’ll resolve your stuffed nose. Fisherman’s Friend for colds, have a similar effect.

Aching Muscles
Aching muscles from a fill of the flu? Mix 1 Tablespoon of horseradish in 1 cup of olive oil. Let the mix stand for 30 minutes, then anoint it as a massage oil, for prompt relief for aching muscles.

Sore Throat
Sore throat? Just mix up 1/4 cup of vinegar with 1/4 cup of honey and take 1 tablespoon six times a day. The vinegar and the honey will kill the bacteria.

Urinary Tract Infections
Cure urinary tract infections with Alka-Seltzer. Just dissolve two tablets in a tumbler 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 this use. Alternatively, its hard to beat Cranberry Juice on a daily basis.

Skin Blemishes
Honey remedy for skin blemishes. Cover the blemish with a bit of honey and place a Band-Aid over it. Honey kills the bacteria, keeps the skin hygienic, and facilitates healing. Works overnight.

Hasten Bruise Healing
Heinz vinegar to soothe bruises. Drench a cotton ball in white vinegar and place it to the bruise for 1 hour. The vinegar reduces the blueness and advances up the healing procedure.

Toe Fungas
Listerine remedy for toenail fungus. Remove unsightly toenail fungus by soaking your toes in Listerine mouthwash. The powerful antiseptic leaves your toenails looking healthy once more.

Tinea. (Athletes Foot)
Touch lightly the infected parts of the toes with Australian Tea Tree Oil. It was used in World War 1 by the soldiers for Trench Foot and it still works just as well today.

Eyeglasses
Easy eyeglass protection. To avert the screws in eyeglasses from loosening, affix a small small quantity of Maybelline Crystal Clear nail polish to the threads of the screws before tightening them.

Remove Rust
Coca-Cola cure for rust. Pass over those pricey rust removers. Just saturate an abrasive sponge with Coca Cola and cleanse the rust stain. The phosphoric acid in the coke is what gets the job done.

Bug Killer
Cleaning liquid that doubles as bug killer. If menacing bees, wasps, hornets, or yellow jackets get in your domicile and you can’t find the insecticide, try a fine mist of Formula 409. Insects fall to the ground immediately.

Astragalus
Astralagus is a herb still widely used in Chinese medicine, to this day and is known to be an immunostimulant, antibacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory agent. It has been said that no single compound has such wide ranging applicable effects on the healing process of the human system. It contains Polysaccharides, and they are very notable in the enhancement of the Immune System. It is one of the components of the eight essential sugars or Glyconutrients

Remove Splinters
Brilliant splinter remover, just pour a dab of Elmer’s Glue-All over the splinter, let dry, and tear off the dried glue off the skin. The splinter sticks to the dried glue.

Boil Remedy
Hunt’s tomato paste boil cure, blanket 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.

Soothe Broken Blisters
Balm for broken blisters. To disinfect a broken blister, swab on a few drops of Listerine a powerful antiseptic.

Flea Killer
Kills fleas promptly. Dawn dish washing liquid does the job. Add a few drops to your dog’s bath and shampoo the animal thoroughly. Rinse well to avert skin irritations. Goodbye to fleas.

Cure Wet Dog Odour
Rainy day cure for dog stench, Next time your pooch comes in from the rain, simply wipe down the animal with Bounce or any dryer sheet, instantly making your dog smell springtime sweet.

Mites in Cats Ears
Eliminate ear mites. All it takes is a few drops of Wesson corn oil in your cat’s ear. Apply it in, then tidy with a cotton ball. Repeat daily for 3 days. The oil soothes the cat’s skin, smothers the mites, and advances healing.

Nearly all of the products mentioned are widely accessible in the United States and Canada, but perhaps not so well known in other countries. It is not essential that you use the actual brand name, as other similar brands are available and would work just as well.
The brand names are very well known, but if you have any doubt about treatment, Please see a Physician first.

Health and Wellness Artilces by Adam Hoffner