In most of the cases, we don’t listen to our grandparents when it comes to natural remedies, but this article will show you that sometimes we make a huge mistake.
Here are several bizarre solutions grandmas come up with, which actually are extremely effective and can solve some problems.
Raisins for Arthritis
Grandparents claim that golden raisins can relieve the pain and swelling caused by arthritis. In order to achieve that, you need to soak some golden raisins overnight in a couple of spoonfuls of gin. As a result of that, the vitamins in raisins will mix with the anti-inflammatory effects of the juniper berries used to make gin and it will solve your problem in no time.
Celery for Bad Breath
In order to eliminate bad breath, you need to chew celery in your mouth.
Nettles treat Hair Loss
The main reason why nettle leaves are extremely beneficial for the hair and its growth is because they are abundant in protein, calcium, phosphorus, iron, magnesium, and beta-carotene and high amounts of the vitamins A, C, D, and B complex’. The nettle leaves will help you maintain your hair’s health and make it shiny and strong because our hair is mostly made of proteins. All you have to do is to brew a kettle of boiling water, add 4 to 6 leaves in a mug, pour the hot water and enjoy the tea.
Baking Soda for a Urinary Tract Infection
Due to the fact that baking soda has the ability to fight infections and alkalize the bladder, you should add some of it to a glass of water and drink it in order to solve this problem.
Potatoes for Spider Bites
In order to relieve an itch from a spider bite, you need to slice a potato, and rub the affected area with it for a couple of minutes. The reason why you should use potato is because it has potent anti-itching and anti-inflammatory properties.
Yams for Menopause
In order to reduce cholesterol levels and to balance hormones during menopause, you should consume yams since they are a rich source of vitamin A and C.
Dried Apricots for Indigestion
According to grandparents, one should consume 5 apricots after dinner on a daily basis in order to help digestion. The main reason why they aid digestion is because they are rich in dietary fiber.
No matter how strange and unbelievable this sounds, you should definitely try some of the abovementioned home remedies and you will be amazed by the results for sure.