14 Bizarre and Effective Home Remedies
We’ve all encountered bizarre home remedies before. Maybe your grandpa swears that eating a teaspoon of mustard gets rid of the ache in his knees or your aunt tells you that drinking pickle juice helps relieve her muscle cramps. And maybe they’re right, these things do provide relief and we just don’t yet understand why. Home remedies, by definition, are treatments or solutions discovered by regular people who notice a pattern between what they are eating, drinking, or doing and the unexpected results of those activities. Home remedies generally employ oils, spices, vegetables, and other common household items.
While you should absolutely hold onto your first aid kit, continue buying band-aids and over-the-counter pain relievers, also consider trying some of these surprising household items to treat or cure your aches, pains, and ailments.
Coconut oil for cholesterol and fat loss
Research has shown that coconut oil reduces levels of the bad cholesterol LDL. Coconut oil contains fatty acids that effect your metabolism. Several studies have shown that adding coconut oil to your diet can help you lose fat.
Tart cherry juice for a restful night’s sleep
Tart cherry juice has a high concentration of melatonin, a hormone that regulates sleep and wake cycles. Doctors recommend drinking a glass of tart cherry juice about an hour before bed to ensure a good night’s sleep.
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