Quick Home Remedies for Common Ailments

Relieve minor ailments at home with these quick home remedies.


| July/August 2014



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For everyday ailments such as sprains, strains and minor anxiety, try these natural, effective remedies.

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Relieve Anxiety:

• Drink chamomile tea, 3 cups a day.

• Take valerian tincture, 1/2 to 1 teaspoon up to three times daily.

• Take a bath with 10 drops of lavender essential oil or place a drop of lavender oil on a tissue and inhale as desired. 

Heal Blisters:

• To dry a blister, soak a gauze pad in witch hazel, lay it over the blister and cover with an adhesive bandage. After blister has broken, wash with echinacea extract diluted with an equal amount of water. Finally, apply calendula-comfrey salve and cover with an adhesive bandage.





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