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Strange Home Remedies That You Didn’t Know They Work

Use Vodka for You Smelly Feet

Some people are just cursed with smelly feet, especially man. Smelly feet is mostly caused by bacteria growing on the feet during the day and it is not necessarily a sign of lack of hygiene. There are tons of products on the market that promise to get rid of that smelly foot smell for you but the problem is that many people are sensitive to the ingredients in these sprays. The recommendation for using Vodka for this problem is because the extremely high alcohol content in vodka can kill odor causing bacteria on contact. It’s very simple, just wipe down your tootsies with a vodka soaked cloth.

Use Chocolate for a Cough

There is a good reason for eating chocolate finally. Two ounces of dark chocolate may contain as much Theobromine as most over the counter cough medicines. Theobromine suppresses nerves responsible for the cough reflex and when this nerve is calmed by dark chocolate you can get a break from your hacking cough.

Toothpaste for Bug Bites

The peppermint oil in the toothpaste can instantly relieve the sting and itch of an insect bite. Peppermint oil has been used for hundreds of years to treat ailments and if you don’t have peppermint oil on hand, then give the toothpaste a try.

Onions for Earaches

The earaches are caused by fluid that has been trapped and thus caused infection. Bringing quick pain relief, the antiseptic properties of onions can disinfect the ear canal. Boil an onion until it is soft and once is has cooled enough to touch, squeeze the juice into a bowl. Apply 2-5 drops of the warm juice into the affected ear, using a medicine dropper.







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