When common health glitches strike, you can run to the drugstore for some overpriced relief. Or you can open your refrigerator or pantry. Seems like a no-brainer to keep your slippers on and stay at home.
So instead of heading to the pharmacy, head straight to your kitchen and try these natural first-aid fixes.
It's one of the top foods that aids digestion and can ease heartburn by neutralizing excess acid. The pH in cider vinegar is more natural and won't damage the stomach like antacids can. Mix 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar with 8 ounces of water and 1 teaspoon honey. Take once in the morning and once at night or after a meal for indigestion.
There are many benefits of drinking coffee, but the grounds themselves can also come in handy for first-aid needs. If you feel an asthma attack coming on and you are far from home or anywhere else you can get an inhaler, have 2 cups of coffee. Caffeine is chemically related to theophylline, a bronchodilator that was used for many years in asthma treatments. Use coffee only in an emergency because inhalers are much more effective....