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A woman with a tickle in her ear.

Tickling Sensation Inside EarThis is a page about tickling sensation inside ear. If you have ever experienced a tickling in your ear, you know how irritating it can become.


Young man holding his lower back.

Remedies For Lower Back PainThis page contains remedies for lower back pain. When your back hurts, it can make you feel terrible and make it hard to move.


Diabetic Foot Pain

Home Remedies for Diabetic Foot Pain?Foot pain is common if you suffer from diabetes. Here are some ideas to help relive your pain at home. This is a page about home remedies for diabetic foot pain.


Skin Boil

Home Remedies for BoilsThis is a page about home remedies for boils. Boils are not only unsightly they can be quite painful.


Remedies for Chafing

Remedies for ChafingThis is a page about remedies for chafing. The redness and irritation of chafed skin is uncomfortable.


Woman With A Cold

Homemade Cold RemediesThis is a page about homemade cold remedies. Getting over a cold as soon as possible is important so you can keep up with your busy schedule. Many homemade cody remedies work as well or better than store bought remedies.


woman using eye drops

Homemade Eye DropsThis is a page about making homemade eye drops. It is possible to make your own drops to relieve itchy, dry, irritated eyes.


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Avoid Aspartame for Bladder Control IssuesDo you drink sugar-free drinks or otherwise use aspartame? Do you have an issue with frequent urges to urinate, or incontinence? Did you know that aspartame many times is the cause of these issues?


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Pickle Juice to Control Blood SugarI read in a magazine that taking 2 oz. of apple cider vinegar before meals helps control your blood sugar. Tried it - YUCK! But I did try sugar free (made with Splenda) pickle juice from Vlasic. This has worked like a charm.


Rash on Feet

Treating a Rash on FeetThis page is about treating a rash on feet.Knowing what is causing the irritation can help you treat the problem.


Removing a Hair From Your Eye?If you have a hair in your eye and you haven't been able to remove it, there is help. Check this page for home remedies for removing this pesky hair.


Woman with tea bags on her eyes

Using Tea Bags to Relieve Tired EyesTea bags, both black and green, are said to help revive tired eyes, as well as reduce dark circles, and puffiness. This page contains ideas about using tea bags to relieve tired eyes.



bougainvillea growing on house in Greece

Treating A Bougainvillea Thorn...This is a page about treating a bougainvllea thorn prick. The beautiful bougainvillea blooms hide their toxic thorns. The prick can produce a rash and noticeable pain.


hot tea

Remedies for a Burned Throat?This is a page about remedies for a burned throat. Drinking a cup of tea or coffee or eating a spoon of food that is too hot can burn your throat. Depending on the severity you may be able to do something at home to relieve it.


Remedies for Heel Spurs

Remedies for Heel SpursThis is a page about remedies for heel spurs. These tiny calcium deposits that develop on the bone near your heel can be quite painful.


Man with an armpit stain.

Remedies for Armpit OdorArmpit odor is not only embarrassing but may be difficult to get under control. This is a page about remedies for armpit odor.


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Saving Money on Contact Lens Cleaning and Disinfecting Systems?Does anyone have a recipe for a homemade solution to store contacts in?


hole in sock exposing big toe nail with smiley face

Treating A Damaged Toenail?This is a page about treating a damaged toenail. Although our toe nails are strong and provide a measure of protection to our toes, they can be damaged in a variety of ways.


Athlete's Foot

Remedies for Athlete's FootThis page contains remedies for athlete's foot. Ridding your feet of this fungus can be accomplished in a variety of ways.


Making a Microwave Heating Rice Pad

Making Microwave Heating PadsThis is a page about making microwave heating pads. Microwave heating pads, often filled with rice, are used to soothe aches and pains.


Close up of a woman's eyes.

Home Remedies for a StyeThis page is about home remedies for a stye. An infection of the eyelid that can be caused by a clogged oil duct.


Extremely dry sunburned skin.

Remedies for Dry Sunburned SkinThis is a page about dry sunburned skin remedies. Spending too much time in the sun can leave you with dry sunburned skin.


A woman with a pimple on her tongue.

"Pimple" on My TongueI get these painful red or white pimples on the tip of my tongue after I've had alcohol mixed with either soda or apple juice. I also get them after several beers. Drinking a lot of soda on its own causes these. They hurt. This is a page about having a "pimple" on your tongue.


Mosquito Bite Remedies

Mosquito Bite RemediesStopping the itch and irritation of mosquito bites isn't always easy. This page contains mosquito bite remedies.


A foot with an ingrown toenail.

Remedies for Ingrown ToenailsThis page contains remedies for ingrown toenails. Many people have experienced having an ingrown toenail. Ingrown toenails can become infected, causing a lot of pain.


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Scalp Itches in the Morning?Does anyone have any suggestions on what will stop my scalp from itching so bad in the morning? I don't have dandruff, I don't have lice, and I've moisturized with several things. My husband,(with his hard nails) scratches it vigorously for me. My nails are week, so it feels much better when he does it. I need a natural method, please!


Woman With A Cold

Home Remedies for a Chapped NoseThis page is contains home remedies for a chapped nose. A cold or flu can result in leaving the skin around your nose irritated.



Calluses on Feet

Home Remedies for Foot CallusesThis is a page about home remedies for foot calluses. Dry hard calluses on your feet are uncomfortable.


dry heel on foot

Home Remedies for Dry or Cracked FeetThis is a page about home remedies for dry or cracked feet. Keeping the skin on your feet supple and soft can be a challenge especially when you enjoy being barefoot.


A woman with itchy ears.

Remedies for Itchy EarsThis page is about remedies for itchy ears. Ears can itch for a variety of reasons.


Acid Reflux

Remedies for Acid RefluxThis is a page about remedies for acid reflux. Many people suffer the pain caused by acid reflux.


Relieving Sinus Pressure

Relieving Sinus PressureThis page is about relieving sinus pressure. Heat and moisture can help improve this uncomfortable feeling.


Child holding lip down to show blister on inner lip

Treating a Blister Inside My MouthThis is a page about treating a blister inside my mouth. Having a blister type sore in your mouth can be worrisome and painful.


Shingles Rash

Home Remedies for ShinglesShingles is a very painful adult recurrence of the same virus that causes chickenpox. If you have not had the vaccination there are antivirals available by prescription, but for home remedies some people have had success with L-lysine and or epsom salts soaks. This is a page about home remedies for shingles.


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Aspirin For Cold Fingers and ToesMy toes felt frozen throughout the entire month of October and winter was just beginning. I searched for answers on the internet and came across one remedy that I felt was thrifty and worth trying.


Pad of paper that says "Diagnosis: Shingles"

Remedies for Shingles PainThis page is about remedies for shingles pain. Find relief for the pain and itching of this disorder.


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Removing Hot Pepper Juice From Skin?I would like advice on how to get rid of burning from hot peppers on the hands. I have tried lemon, alcohol, tomatoes, and ice. Nothing works, my hands hurt with the burning.


Remedies for Canker Sores

Remedies for Canker SoresThis is a page about remedies for canker sores. Canker sores in your mouth can be quite painful, but can be easily treated with household remedies.


A glass of cranberry juice surrounded with cranberries.

Home Remedies For Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)This page is about home remedies for urinary tract infections. An infection in your urinary tract can be painful. While a visit to the doctor is in order, there are ways to avoid the occurrence.


Woman with a leg cramp.

Remedies for Leg CrampsMany health concerns can cause leg cramps, especially at night. This is a page about remedies for leg cramps.


Girl with sinus pain.

Home Remedies for Sinus ProblemsThis is a page about home remedies for sinus problems. Sinus headaches or pain can be very bothersome.



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Home Remedies for Gout?My husband has been having recurring attacks of gout in a big toe. Is this diet related? Any suggestions on suggestions for what to eat/not to eat?


Arm With Hives

Remedies for HivesThis is a page about remedies for hives. Hives are itchy, red, and irritating. They can last for days and can be impossible to ignore.


little girl frowning and holding her ear

Home Remedies for Earache PainThis is a page about home remedies for earache pain. When you have an earache, it can make you miserable. There are a few things you can do that may relieve the pain.


Spirits of Ammonia and Coke

Spirits of Ammonia and CokeThis page is about spirits of ammonia and coke. Used as a home remedy for a variety of ailments.


Plantar Wart

Plantar Warts RemediesThis is a page about plantar warts remedies. Plantar warts are painful, not to mention ugly. Getting rid of plantar warts can be difficult, but with the help from these tips, you can wave you warts bye bye.


A woman using nasal drops.

Remedies for Post Nasal DripThis page is about remedies for post nasal drip. Allergies and food sensitivities can cause irritating excessive sinus mucus.


Man With Toothache

Home Remedies For ToothacheThis is a page about home remedies for toothache. Sometimes we need temporary relief from a toothache until we can get in to see a dentist.


Woman Eating Grapefruit

Using Grapefruit for a ColdThe vitamin C content of citrus fruits has long made them a good choice for helping to shorten a cold. This is a page about using grapefruit for a cold.


Cracked Fingertips

Remedies for Cracked Fingertips?This is a page about remedies for cracked fingertips. Many people suffer from cracked fingertips due to dry skin, particularly during the cold winter months. There are several remedies that can help treat this painful condition.


bare feet

Remedies for Hot Feet?Sometimes, a person's feet will get hot for no apparent reason. This page contains remedies for hot feet.


woman trying to sleep

Home Remedies for Restless Leg SyndromeThis is a page about home remedies for restless leg syndrome. Many people who suffer from RLS find relief without prescription medications.


Remedies for Ear Wax Buildup, Up close photo of an ear.

Remedies for Ear Wax BuildupThis page contains remedies for ear wax buildup. Wax buildup in your ears can impair hearing and cause painful earaches. It is good to remove any buildup, but you need to be careful to not hurt the inside of your ears.


Woman Massaging her Feet After Removing Heels

Remedies for Heel PainThis page contains remedies for heel pain.There are several causes for heel pain, the most common is plantar fasciitis.


A woman holding her muscle.

Remedies for Muscle SpasmsMuscle spasms can be horribly irritating to deal with and even painful at times. This page has some ideas for remedies for muscle spasms.


Home Remedies for Minor Burns

Home Remedies for Minor BurnsThis page contains home remedies for minor burns. To reduce pain and scarring it's important to know what to do when a minor burn occurs.


Whole nutmeg and a grater.

Homemade Nutmeg Chest Cold RemedyThis is a page about making a homemade nutmeg chest cold remedy. This pungent spice is thought to provide some relief for a chest cold. Here is an old recipe to try, the next time that you are sick.


Preventing and Treating Nosebleeds, Concerned Boy With Bloody Nose

Preventing and Treating NosebleedsThis is a page about preventing and treating nosebleeds. There is new information available for the safe treatment and prevention of nosebleeds.


Woman with puffy eyes using eye drops.

Remedies for Puffy EyesThis is a page about remedies for puffy eyes. There are a number of reasons for puffy eyes, such as allergies or tiredness.


Holding a rope with bare hands.

Remedies for Rope Burn?This page is about remedies for rope burns. A friction abrasion can be very painful, and a challenge to heal quickly.


Remedies for Cold Sores

Remedies for Cold SoresThis is a page about remedies for cold sores. Cold sores are not only painful but unsightly. In addition to prescription drugs, there are several home remedies that can help relieve the symptoms of these viral lesions.


Trigger Thumb

Home Remedies for Trigger Thumb?This is a page about home remedies for trigger thumb. Trigger thumb can be a very painful condition in which your thumb catches in a bent position and then snaps straight.


Close up of woman's hands clasping red knee in pain

Over The Counter Medications that...This is a page about over the counter medications that rebuild cartilage in the knees. There are a variety of over the counter products that advertise that they can rebuild cartilage.


Dandelion Tea

Dandelion Tea RecipeThis page contains a dandelion tea recipe. Dandelion tea has long been used as an herbal remedy. The tea can be made from flowers and roots. It has been found helpful for an upset stomach. There can be side effects so do your research.


Pregnant woman with leg cramp sitting on bed

Using Garlic, Ginger, and Vinegar for Leg Cramps?If you suffer from leg cramps, it could be due to a lack of vitamins and minerals. This is a page about using vinegar, garlic, and ginger for leg cramps.


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Dryness Around My Eyes?Lately, I have been having problems with my eyes being a little dry in the corners, especially around the outside. My doctor have given me 2 different kinds of eye cream but nothing seems to help. They are only dry when I wake up in the mornings. Do you have any suggestions?


Home Remedies for Arthritis Pain

Home Remedies for Arthritis PainThis page contains home remedies for arthritis pain. Dealing with chronic joint pain can interfere with many usual activities.


Aloe Vera Drink

Aloe Drink to Reduce Nighttime UrinationThis is a page about using an aloe drink to reduce nighttime urination. Some people believe that drinking this aloe vera juice can help reduce nighttime urination. If you suffer from frequent nighttime urination issues, give this a try.


Remedies for a Runny Nose

Remedies for a Runny Nose?This is a page about remedies for a runny nose. Colds and seasonal allergies are often accompanied by a runny nose.


Someone with a bellyache holding onto the stomach.

Homemade LaxativesThis is a page about making homemade laxatives. Sometimes bloating and abdominal pain can be relieved by taking a laxative. There are homemade laxatives that can be as effective as store bought ones.


Saline Nose dropper.

Homemade Saline Nasal SprayThis is a page about homemade saline nasal spray. Saline spray is a great remedy for allergies or a stuffy nose. You can buy it at the store or make your own solution.


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Treating Ringworm?If you blow dry the ringworm will that kill the ringworm fungus and go away? Or what about soaking in a hot bath tub; will that kill the ringworm fungus? What does ringworm look like when it is healing or healed?


Dark hair having a lice comb run through it

Natural Remedies for Head LiceHead lice often seem to be an annual plague for families with school age children. This is a page about natural remedies for head lice.


Hand with a finger splint.

How to Make a Finger SplintYou can design a makeshift finger splint from a detergent bottle. Read on to find out how. This is a page about how to make a finger splint.


Twitching legs, lying in bed.

Remedies for Twitching Legs?Twitching legs can be disconcerting and make it difficult to sleep. Finding a solution for twitching legs will depend on determining the condition that is causing it. This page has advice and remedies for twitching legs.


adhesive bandages

Bandaging Between ToesThis is a page about bandaging between toes. Getting a bandage to stay put when trying to cover an injury between your toes can be a challenge.


A garlic root before being peeled.

Using Ginger for a Sore ThroatGinger is a natural remedy for colds and coughs and can make a soothing medicine for your throat. This is a page about using ginger for a sore throat.


Lavender Essential Oil

Using Lavender Essential OilThis is a page about using lavender essential oil. A fragrant oil made from lavender flowers that has been used in perfumes and for medicinal purposes for thousands of years.


A woman with a sore neck.

Remedies for a Sore Neck?This is a page about remedies for a sore neck. Finding relief when you get a crick in your neck can help you feel a lot better.


Hand with index finger and thumb extended.

White Pimple On Finger?It's easy to pick up a splinter or get a hard-to-heal cut on your fingers and hands. This page contains advice about treating a white pimple on a finger.


Girl with Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis)

Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis) RemediesThis is a page about pink eye (conjunctivitis) remedies. Conjunctivitis or pink eye is a common, easily spread, contagious eye infection.


An eye infection.

Home Remedies for an Eye Infection?Some eye infections such as pink eye, also know as conjunctivitis, will typically go away on their own. A stye is a clogged pore and there are OTC medications that will help with that condition. Home remedies can help relieve the symptoms and provide comfort. Checking with your doctor is always recommended if you are unsure of the cause of the infection or it worsens.


woman using eyedrops

Eyedrops or Supplements That...This is a page about eyedrops or supplements that improve vision. There are products on the market that are intended to temporarily improve vision.


Cut lemons on a cutting board with lemon juice in a glass bowl

Lemon Juice on Skin and HairThis is a page about using lemon juice on skin and hair. Lemon juice has long been used to lighten skin and hair, to cleanse skin and reduce dark spots, and to treat dandruff.


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Hot Tang Is Soothing For ColdsWhen nursing a cold, I find that hot beverages help me feel better. However I soon get tired of teas, and coffee tastes funny when my nose is stuffy.


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Treating an Allergic Reaction to Antibiotics?A dermatologist prescribed an antibiotic called Minocycline 100mg for a rash I have on my arms; something I've gotten into he thinks. I took it 2 times a day for 5 days and quit when I broke out in whelps under my clothes. It itches terribly.


Arthritis Pain

Remedies for Arthritis PainThis is a page about remedies for arthritis pain. Arthritis pain in your joints can be disabling, keeping your from working and doing activities you enjoy.


Medical sketch of a kidney with kidney stones

Home Remedies for Kidney StonesThis is a page about home remedies for kidney stones. If you choose not to use prescription medications or surgery for kidney stones, there are some home remedies that might help.


Home Remedies for Heartburn

Home Remedies for HeartburnThis is a page about home remedies for heartburn. Heartburn can be quite uncomfortable. Before you make a trip to the pharmacy, try a home remedy, it might work for you.


Man holding lower back in pain

Remedies for Sciatic Nerve PainThis is a page about remedies for sciatic nerve pain. A pinched nerve in the lower back is responsible for sciatic nerve pain which can be felt all the way down to your feet.


A bowl of brown sugar.

Brown Sugar as First AidBrown sugar can actually cures wounds and bruises. If you have been lately in an accident, like falling from a bicycles or falling from trees, and you get bruises and wounds, you can immediately apply brown sugar.


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Baby Oil For A Dry NoseAs a little kid, I used to get bloody noses all the time. Especially in those dry winter months. But my mom would get me baby oil and I would put some on a Q-tip and put the oil in my nose. It worked wonders! They eventually stopped.


A woman holding her hands in front of her bottom.

Remedies for Hemorrhoids?Does anyone have instructions for making homemade hemorrhoid wipes?


Onion Smoothie Cold Remedy in glass

Onion Smoothie Cold RemedyOnion smoothies can help you heal from bronchitis and is an expectorant. Though the raw onions make this a very strong drink, if you can build up a tolerance you can benefit from this drink and feel better faster.


Tea with limes and ginger.

Making Lime Ginger TeaTake fresh limes and ginger root to make this soothing tea. It's perfect to help with cold and flu symptoms. It can be served hot or cold.


A man who has fainted on a living room floor.

Tips for Preventing FaintingHere are some tips such as using lemons, ammonia, and smelling salts to prevent fainting episodes.


A woman with a rash on her arms and back.

Treating Heat RashIn hot, humid environments, heat rashes can be a problem. There are a number of possible remedies to treat this skin irritation.


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Remedy for Itchy Armpits?I have problem of itchy underarms all of the time now. I am not sure if it's the roll on that I am using or what. How can I get rid of this itching in my armpits? It's been over 2 years now.


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Treating Pain from Fluid Behind Eardrum?So I know what my problem is which is I have liquid behind my eardrum. It took a bit to get the doctors to realise. Since 2014 I have had constant ear aches and infections and I was finally seen by a doctor who told me I had to get a gormmet. I have to wait until December this year.


Plastic tubing cut into small sections to be used as a nasal breathing insert.

DIY Nasal Breathing InsertAvoid congestion and snoring by making one of these nasal inserts, much cheaper than the store bought kind.This page has instructions for a DIY nasal breathing insert.


garlic cloves and two dropper bottles of garlic oil

Health Remedies Using GarlicGarlic has been taken internally to benefit the heart, blood pressure, and immune system, as well as, externally to strengthen fingernails. This is a page about health remedies using garlic.


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Jar of Aloe Very Juice surrounded by chopped aloe plant leaves and a wooden spoon holding the gel from the inside of the plant

Homemade Aloe Vera JuiceThis is a page about homemade aloe vera juice. Typically thought of as a topical treatment, many people drink the juice to treat a wide variety of internal conditions and ailments.


Natural Remedies for Head Lice

Natural Remedies for Head LiceMy husband and I discovered head lice in our teenagers' long hair. It has been a few years since our last outbreak so I did some quick research online to make sure I was treating the infestation correctly.


blossoms and jar of

Dandelion Oil for Joint PainDid you know that dandelions are one of the most useful plants to reduce joint pain and aching muscles?


Homemade Cough Drops

Making Homemade Cough DropsThese little drops are easy to make and come in handy during cold season. This is a page about making homemade cough drops.


Honey in cut Turnip

Honey Turnip Cough SyrupMy parents have been using this all-natural method to make their own cough syrup since I can remember. Turnips and honey have awesome natural antibiotic qualities to them. When they meld together, they make a fantastic medicine. This is just as effective as store-bought syrups for cough and congestion, yet it has no side effects. You can keep refilling the turnip with honey to make more of the medicine.


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Using Aloe Vera for SunburnsThis is a page about using aloe vera for sunburns. Aloe vera is well known for its soothing effect on burns.


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Treating Corns and Cracked HeelsI have really sore feet, despite using creams twice a day. I just wondered if anyone has any self help ideas? It's mainly painful corns in between my toes. I've used foam to stop the pain but I'd like to cure them. It's a hard place to get at!


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Remedies for a Burned Throat?I had hot soup for lunch at 4pm (3 hrs ago at the time I write this) and burned my throat when swallowing. I quickly pushed cold water down after, it but it still burns. Any advice? I am drinking cold water while working since my job allows bottles in my area, but it still hurts. The cold water doesn't seem to help.


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Home Remedies for Discomfort from an Eyelid Infection?I am looking for suggestions for treating a painful eyelid infection, blepharitis.


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Treating a Bougainvillea Prick?I stood on a bougainvillea stick with little thorns on the sides barefoot. My heel is a little swollen and red around the sore spot. There is a small brown dot in the centre of the red spot, but I can't get it out. What do I do?


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Making Corn Heat Packs?I am going to be making heat packs using corn, are there certain instructions I should include with the heat pack?


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Using Cornstarch for a Heat Rash?Is cornstarch good for a heat rash?


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