Sunday, January 6, 2013
medicine chest "Helpful hints you may not of known"
Magnesium is wonderful for the heart, and calms it down. Use the citrate form, 200 mg. Try it before bed and it can also help you sleep.
Magnesium for migraines. Take a multivitamin containing magnesium. The mineral helps to calm nerves, which tend to get overexcited during a migraine. Studies have found that migraine sufferers tend to be deficient in magnesium. You can also increase your magnesium by eating foods like broccoli, beans, soy milk, nuts, spinach, etc.
Vicks if applied to your nails will kill nail fungus
Peppermint extract, tinctures and leaves are used to sooth irritable bowel syndrome
Ginger makes a good headache medicine. Crush up an inch of ginger root and add it to boiling water. This homemade tea reduces inflammation in about the same amount of time as it would take an aspirin to work. It has been used for centuries in Asia.
Cayenne Pepper helps breathing as it opens airways
Strong Coffee is used as a aid for asthma when you do not have the medicine handy. It can calm and even prevent a full blown attack.