The kitchen can sometimes be the first place to turn to when you need a quick and effective care. Find out which products can be used, depending on the problem to be solved.
1 - Banana peel to extract splinters
Instead of a sterilized needle or tweezers, place a piece of banana skin matures, with the pulp side down on the affected area. Cover with a bandage and leave it all night. The skin of ripe banana, produces enzymes that help pull out the foreign body. The splinter will rise up and will adhere to the skin itself. If the splinter is very deep, multiple applications may be necessary.
2 - Apple cider vinegar for dandruff
A cause of dandruff is the growth of the yeast overgrowth on the scalp. The acidity of the vinegar apple changes the pH of the scalp, so it makes it an ideal environment. Mix a quarter cup of apple cider vinegar with just water, then pour the mixture into a spray bottle and spray it on your hair and scalp, taking care to avoid the area of the eyes and ears. Wrap the head in a towel and leave on for 15 minutes, then remove the towel and wash your hair. Try this treatment twice a week as a natural alternative to anti-dandruff shampoos that contain harsh chemicals.
3 - Cucumber juice against muscle cramps
This treatment is often used by athletes. In a recent study it was shown that those who drank the juice of cucumber felt relief from cramps in 37% of cases faster than those taking just water. The results demonstrate that in fact the cucumber juice can relieve cramps in less than a minute and a half. The correct dose is to drink 0.75 liters at the onset of cramps.
4 - Licorice against callus
Licorice contains estrogen-like substances, which soften the hard skin of calluses and corns. Prepare a paste by grinding three or four liquorice sticks and mescolandololi with half a teaspoon of sesame oil. Rub the paste on the rough areas of the feet every night until the streets you will be softened and reduced in size.
5 - Salvia to prevent bad breath
Sage contains essential oils with antibacterial properties that eliminate the causes of bad breath. Most of the other refreshing are limited only to mask the odor instead of eliminating the problem. Sage will treat the cause and is especially useful if you suffer from gingivitis.
6 - Lime juice for insect bites
Apply equal parts of lime juice and water. Dab the mixture on the dash with a cotton ball: This will help to neutralize the reaction and will calm the itching. Lime juice can also help to ensure that the wound is not infected with dirt under your nails if you have been victims of scratches.
7 - Tea Raspberry against canker sores
Flavonoids present in raspberry tea can reduce inflammation and prevent tissue damage. Tea is also full of tannic acid, so its astringent properties can relieve pain and promote better healing.