The Best Home Cures For Common Ailments


Cherries contain melatonin, which aids sleep. If you're awake in bed, eat cherries.

Tooth Pain

A little bit of vanilla extract will numb the gums and reduce pain. 

A common cold

Hot water with honey and lemon is a popular cold remedy. Add ginger for a better cure.


A combination of red clay and vinegar applied to a sprain for 20 minutes can help mend it.

Lips chapped

Olive oil treats chapped lips as well as any balm without adding chemicals!


Licorice root reduces calluses. You can massage the root on them or make a mixture with crushed root and petroleum jelly.

A teaspoon or two of sugar will eliminate those annoying hiccups.