We tend to forget that our grandmothers practically only took care of natural products. Here is an opportunity to rediscover some foods that are definitely the best drugs of all time.
9 medications that are in your kitchen:
Athlete’s foot: Athlete’s foot is a fungal infection of the foot that develops between the toes, causing unbearable itching. It can be treated with a saline solution that reduces sweat and softens the skin.
Take 2 teaspoons of salt and ½ liter of water and mix. Soak your feet for 10 minutes, then wipe them thoroughly.
Against sore throat: salt is very effective in case of sore throat. Simply put 3 teaspoons of salt in 90ml of water and gargle with this solution as often as needed, to prevent infections and relieve inflammation.
Against bloating and gas: essential oil of cumin stimulates digestion, soothes the intestines, reduces spasms and helps evacuate gases. You can also eat it as crushed seeds, or as an infusion.
For a caraway tea, take 3 teaspoons of crushed cumin seeds and toss them in a cup of boiling water. Let macerate for 5 minutes, and drink.
Sweet cumin tea is also given to infants who have cramps.
For better breastfeeding: Cumin tea is also useful for breastfeeding mothers who have little milk.
- Milk (from goat)
Against insomnia and anxiety: our ancestors used to say that drinking a glass of milk before bed allowed you to sleep well. It is scientifically proven that this remedy fights anxiety, irritability, tension, insomnia and many other problems that cause daily stress. It is all the more beneficial for the brain when mixed with a spoon of honey.
Against cough: combined with a few ingredients, milk becomes a real cough medicine, more effective than any medical preparation. You can mix it with honey, sage or garlic to treat your cough.
To boost immunity: Rich in vitamins and minerals, honey is the best food to boost your immune system. This product has antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal activity. Honey can be used in all cases of infections caused by bacteria, viruses or fungi.
Injury Disinfection: Apply a thin layer of honey to the wound and leave on for half an hour, then rinse. The honey will disinfect the affected area and accelerate its healing.
- The potatoes
Against headaches: cut the potatoes into rings and tie them on the forehead to reduce headaches.
Against periodontitis: potatoes should be eaten with their skin. The latter contains fluoride that protects tooth decay and periodontitis.
Against excess stomach acid: Dig in a large potato and pour in honey. Let stand for 12 hours, then drink this mixture before breakfast. Adopt this treatment for 3 weeks for satisfactory results.
Wound healing: The main component of black pepper is piperine, which has antibacterial properties and accelerates skin reformation. If you put a little pepper on a wound, it will stop the bleeding and accelerate healing.
Against obesity: black pepper accelerates the metabolism and thus helps to lose fat.
- The banana
Against hemorrhoids: the inner part of the peel of bananas relieves hemorrhoids. According to scientists, this is due to the sugar in the banana.
Against leg cramps: This problem is related to potassium electrolyte deficiency, and bananas are an excellent source of this mineral. Regular consumption of this fruit will reduce the frequency of cramps.
- Olive oil
Against hair loss: in 10 cl of hot olive oil, add a teaspoon of honey and a teaspoon of cinnamon. Mix well and let cool. Rub the mixture on the scalp and leave on for 15 minutes, then wash your hair. This remedy makes the hair more healthy and voluminous.
Against eczema: Olive oil is rich in antioxidants that relieve inflammation associated with the appearance of eczema. To fight eczema, apply olive oil and wrap the affected area with plastic. Leave on during the night.
- The lemon
Eliminating acne scars: rub the scar with lemon juice and let it rest 20 minutes. Repeat the treatment every day. Tooth whitening: putting fine salt on a lemon peel and rubbing your teeth remains the most economical way to whiten them, and one of the most effective. Alkalize the body: the lemon can be beautiful acid, it is one of the most effective products to fight acidity in the body.