Awesome Home Remedies
The sweetness of your breath may suffer, but eating a plate of curried, sauteed onions on rice can really loosen congestion in your chest. Lightly saute two onions, sliced, and at least 1 teaspoon of curry powder in 2 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil until the onions are soft.
Onions contain quercetin and sulfur, two plant compounds that break up mucus and increase circulation, explains Orlarsch. Curry also loosens phlegm. And for that breath, that is a different issue.
If you don't like prunes, you have another option for constipation relief. Dried figs work just as well as prunes. They contain soluble and insoluble fiber, both of which flush out your intestines.
In fact, five figs supply at least 20 percent of your daily fiber requirement, more than almost any other fruit.
To clear up dandruff you need to counter the cause of the problem: your scalp's acidic pH level. To restore your scalp's natural alkaline pH level, first wash and condition your hair.
Then, while still in the shower or bath, pour a cup of apple cider vinegar on your head and rinse with water.
A common kitchen spice can stop a case of the spins. Simply drop a pinch of cayenne(bird pepper) into a glass of warm water and sip.
The warmth of the water and the heat of the cayenne cause your body to pump more blood and oxygen to your brain, which makes you feel clearheaded and steady
Sleep is what you need if you're overtired. But for a quick push up,drink a mug of mate (Ilex paraguariensis). This tea also contains caffeine, but in lower doses than coffee.
It also contains theobromine, an energizing compound.
Dull a tension headache by massaging a few drops of peppermint oil (Mentha piperita) into your temples. Peppermint works as well as 1,000 mg of acetaminophen, the main ingredient in aspirin.
Relieve the itch from bug bites with an onion. The sulfur in onions neutralizes the chemicals that cause the itch, explains Candee. Simply slice a yellow onion in half and rub one of the cut sides on the bite. The itching should stop immediately.