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Do Traditional Remedies Work?

Traditional remedies often have a reputation of tasting or smelling bad. This is true of some, but there are a few that children find a pleasure to take. Some taste good, but others are applied in a different manner; the relief offered is the reward for taking them.

One of the former is a combination of honey and lemon. This combination is used for sore throats and coughing. The lemon cuts the mucus, causing coughing and pain while the honey coats the throat. If you are allergic to bees or some pollens, you may have difficulties with honey. It should also be avoided for children two and younger, as it can cause them problems.
An old remedy for bronchitis can be found in onions. The pungent bulbs are sliced, sauteed, then allowed to cool enough not to cause a burn. The still warm slices are placed on the chest, to be replaced when they’ve cooled off too much. It’s a recipe that’s been around for centuries, and many swear by it.

As a child, I had frequent ear infections. My mother would pour sweet oil into my ears, and it seemed to help. I should point out that putting a foreign object in the ear can cause problems, so check with the doctor before using this remedy. Read More Here ...

Acidophilus Beer Soak Treatment For Fungal Nails

The Acidophilus beer soak is in fact among the most time-consuming and rarely known methods to treat fungal infection in the nails. This treatment involves soaking your feet and hands in a tub of acidophilus beer. Acidophilus is a mixture of friendly bacteria, which acts as an immune booster and thus, can be utilized in the treatment to eradicate nail fungus.

How the Acidophilus Beer Soak Method Works For Curing Nail Fungus

The vital premise behind this acidophilus beer soak treatment is to soften the nails with beer, which are made stiff and brittle due to the nail fungus infection. At the same time, acidophilus beer creates the perfect acidic environment that ultimately suppresses the growing of fungus. We all know that fungi likes to breed in dark and damp conditions, and hates acidic climate. Thus, the acidic conditions created by the acidophilus beer acts as an anti-fungal agent against nail fungus.

How To Prepare Acidophilus Beer Soak For Your Nail Fungus

Before proceeding further, we should have a look at the ingredients, which will be used for developing the acidophilus beer soak for curing your nail fungus. You will need acidophilus sachets carrying 125 billion-organisms. You will also require dark beer, Guinness Stout Beer is the brand of beer most often recommended for fungus, and White Vinegar.
Prepare a solution of white vinegar, an acidophilus sachet (half sachet is enough), and dark beer in a large container. 1 liter of vinegar to half a liter of beer. You have to keep the mixture to stand for at least 20 minutes before soaking your feet and hands. Soak the nails for twenty minutes. This is regrettably not a quick acting treatment and will need to be repeated weekly for at least 6 months. Read More Here ...