Home Remedies

Long ago, people relied on time-tested home remedies that had been passed down through the years whenever they had a problem. As products to cure every ailment filled store shelves, younger generations forgot or never learned these handy tricks that had been used before. Here are some of the most useful home remedies that you probably already have in your pantry.

Avocado and Honey

Honey AvocadoAvocado is just as great for your skin as it is for your waistline. In fact, people with sensitive skin find that its mildness is more helpful than other harsh remedies. To use, simply blend one avocado with a tablespoon of honey and create a paste. Apply the mixture to skin that has been cleansed and patted dry. Leave it to dry for up to 20 minutes and then wash off. The vitamins and nutrients in the mix are great for calming down acne flares and nourishing skin.

Celery

CeleryNot only is this a great ingredient for soups and salads, a healthy snack and the perfect pairing for peanut butter, but celery also has medicinal uses. One of these is that it is a great way to naturally freshen your breath without the chemicals found in chewing gum. It’s also been known to lower inflammation and help with related disorders, such as irritable bowel syndrome. Some reports have even shown that it has anti-microbial properties and celery extract can reduce the growth of bacteria.