1801 Home Remedies

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Here is a plethora of ordinary household remedies to treat over 100 common ailments and health complaints safely, effectively, and inexpensively in an easytouse AtoZ format. Treat everyday health problems with cures from a wide range of sources, all examined by a panel of leading medical doctorssurefire safe and effective treatments.
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Here is a plethora of ordinary household remedies to treat over 100 common ailments and health complaints safely, effectively, and inexpensively in an easytouse AtoZ format. Treat everyday health problems with cures from a wide range of sources, all examined by a panel of leading medical doctorssurefire safe and effective treatments.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762106028
  • Publisher: Reader's Digest Association, Incorporated, The
  • Publication date: 4/12/2004
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 279,807
  • Product dimensions: 7.07 (w) x 9.97 (h) x 0.89 (d)

Meet the Author

Reader’s Digest simplifies and enriches consumers’ lives by discovering and expertly selecting the most interesting ideas, stories, experiences and products in health, home, family, food, finance and humor. Our portfolio of products includes our flagship magazine Reader's Digest; Taste of Home, the world's largest circulation food publication; The Family Handyman, America's leading source for DIY; and a suite of Enthusiast titles including Birds & Blooms, Country, Country Woman, Farm & Ranch Living and Reminisce. Our content is delivered in multi-platforms including print, digital, books, and home entertainment products. Further information about the company can be found at www.rda.com

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Table of Contents

Foreword 8
About This Book 11
Using Home Remedies 12
Part 1 Everyday Ailments
Acne 30
Age Spots 32
Allergies 34
Anal Itching 38
Angina 40
Anxiety 42
Arthritis 45
Asthma 51
Special Feature: Feel-Better Baths 54
Athlete's Foot 56
Back Pain 59
Bad Breath 65
Bedwetting 68
Belching 70
Blisters 73
Special Feature: Remedies from the Sea 76
Body Odor 78
Boils 80
Breast Tenderness 83
Breast-Feeding Problems 86
Bronchitis 90
Bruises 93
Bursitis and Tendinitis 96
Calluses and Corns 102
Canker Sores 105
Special Feature: A Gaggle of Gargles 108
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 110
Chapped Lips 114
Chicken Pox 116
Special Feature: Healing Soups from Around the World 118
Cold Sores 120
Colds and Flu 123
Colic 129
Conjunctivitis 132
Constipation 135
Coughs 139
Cuts and Scrapes 143
Dandruff 145
Depression 147
Diaper Rash 151
Diarrhea 154
Dry Hair 158
Dry Mouth 161
Dry Skin 163
Earache 166
Earwax 169
Eczema 171
Eye Irritation 174
Eyestrain 176
Fatigue 179
Fever 182
Flatulence 184
Foot Odor 187
Special Feature: Healing Your Home 208
Foot Pain 190
Gout 192
Gum Problems 195
Hangover 197
Head Lice 199
Headaches 201
Hearburn 205
Heat Rash 210
Hemorrhoids 212
Hiccups 215
High Blood Pressure 218
High Cholesterol 222
Hives 226
Impotence 229
Incontinence 233
Indigestion 236
Infertility 239
Inflammatory Bowel Disease 243
Ingrown Hairs 246
Ingrown Toenails 248
Insect and Spider Bites 250
Insomnia 254
Irritable Bowel Syndrome 258
Jock Itch 261
Kidney Stones 263
Laryngitis 266
Memory Problems 268
Menopause Problems 272
Menstrual Problems 275
Morning Sickness 278
Muscle Cramps 281
Nail Problems 284
Nausea 286
Special Feature: Putting the Pressure On 288
Neck and Shoulder Pain 290
Nosebleed 293
Oily Hair 295
Oily Skin 297
Palpitations 300
Poison Ivy 303
Pregnancy Complaints 306
Premenstrual Syndrome 309
Prostate Enlargement 311
Psoriasis 314
Razor Burn 317
Restless Leg Syndrome 319
Ringworm 321
Rosacea 323
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) 325
Shin Splints 327
Shingles 329
Special Feature: Teatime 338
Sinusitis 331
Snoring 335
Sore Throat 340
Splinters 343
Sties 345
Stress 347
Sunburn 349
Swimmer's Ear 351
Teeth Grinding 353
Teething 355
Temporomandibular Disorder 357
Toothache 360
Ulcers 363
Urinary Tract Infections 367
Varicose Veins 370
Warts 373
Water Retention 376
Wrinkles 379
Yeast Infections 381
Part 2 20 Top Household Healers
Aloe Vera 386
Arnica 389
Baking Soda 391
Chamomile 393
Epsom Salt 395
Garlic 397
Ginger 400
Goldenseal 403
Honey 405
Lavender 408
Lemon 410
Mustard 412
Omega-3 Fatty Acids 414
Peppermint 417
Petroleum Jelly 419
Tea 421
Vinegar 424
Witch Hazel 427
Yogurt 429
Zinc 432
Cautions and Side Effects 434
Index 438
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