18 Bizarrely Effective Home Remedies

Grandma was right. You can treat anything with what you have lying around the house.

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1. Almonds can help cure headaches.

18 Bizarrely Effective Home Remedies
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Eating about 20 almonds can help treat headaches due to the presence of the enzyme salicin. Eating almonds over a period of time may even reduce the likelihood of getting headaches in the first place. Go, nuts!

2. Clove oil can treat toothaches.

18 Bizarrely Effective Home Remedies

A dab of clove oil on a cotton ball can provide temporary relief to aching teeth and gums due to its effectiveness as a topical analgesic. It can also give your grills a sweet sheen.

3. Playing the didgeridoo helps treat sleep apnea.

Playing the didgeridoo helps treat sleep apnea.

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Studies have shown that playing the didgeridoo can help strengthen respiratory function, leading to decreased severity of sleep apnea. Thus proving, once again, that Lisa Simpson is always right.

4. Lemon balm can help treat cold sores.

18 Bizarrely Effective Home Remedies
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Lemon balm is a naturally powerful anti-viral. When applied to cold sores, it helps them to clear up faster than they normally would.

5. Ginger can help treat nausea and seasickness.

18 Bizarrely Effective Home Remedies

Ginger has been proven to reduce the tendency of vomiting and cold sweats due to nausea amongst sailors. It’s also just delicious, so there’s that.

6. Ginger can also reduce pain from an ear infection.

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Ginger is a natural painkiller and anti-inflammatory. The major downside to the ginger treatment, though, is that it takes around 20 minutes.

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