Once in a while, I ail. I ail and when I ail I'll do anything to make it stop. If I'm not prepared for an ailment before it strikes, I could, in a fit of misery, do the unthinkable: spend money! On September 26th, 2009 I spent money on a pepto bismol-like substance that wasn't even on sale! Cheapskate, I hope that nothing ails you and that you feel healthy and happy.
But just in case, be sure to have the following in your medicine cabinet:
No need for pricey anti-fungals, anti-histamines, or anti-aliasing. Over the many, many, years of my very long life I have gleaned the following home remedies and old wives tales:
Ithcy Feet a.k.a. Athlete's Foot
Soak your feet in salt water and/or rub them with hydrogen peroxide.
Plop a paste of baking soda and water onto the bee sting.
Poison Oak (I hope I never get this again, ever)
Immediately wash skin with soap. Plop a paste of baking soda and water, or cornstarch and water, onto the rash.
Put petrolium jelly up your butt.
Put corn starch on your butt.
Don't eat milk products.
Boil water and breathe the steam.
Put petrolium jelly on your lips.
Drink a little baking soda mixed with water.
Eat soda crackers a.k.a. saltines. Drink gingerale. Don't eat fruits or vegetables.
Superglue your skin together.
Gargle with salt water.
Eat a spoonful of lemon juice and honey.
Immediately run cold water over the burn.
Eat soda crackers or carrots.
Put duct tape on your wart.
Just snap out of it! (This actually works sometimes, bion.)
Eat raw fruit. Eat prunes.
Do you know some other home remedies? Do they work? Please comment!