|Eliminate ear mites. All it takes is a few
drops of Wesson Corn Oil in your cat's ear... massage it in, then clean with a cotton
ball. Repeat daily for 3 days. The oil soothes the cat's skin, smothers the mites, and
|Kills fleas instantly... Dawn Dishwashing Liquid does
the trick. Add a
few drops to your dog's bath and shampoo the animal thoroughly. Rinse well to avoid skin
irritations. Good-bye fleas.
|Rainy day cure for
dog odor: Next time your dog comes in from the rain, simply wipe down the animal with
Bounce or any dryer sheet, instantly making your dog smell springtime fresh.
you know that drinking two glasses of Gatorade can relieve headache pain almost
immediately-without the unpleasant side effects caused by traditional pain relievers?
you know that Colgate Toothpaste makes an excellent salve for burns?
you head to the drugstore for a high-priced inhaler filled with mysterious chemicals, try
chewing on a couple of curiously strong Altoids peppermints. They'll clear up your stuffed
|Achy muscles from a
bout of the flu? Mix 1 tablespoon horseradish in 1 cup of olive oil. Let the mixture sit
for 30 minutes, then apply it as a massage oil for instant relief for aching muscles.
|Sore throat? Just mix
1/4 cup of vinegar with 1/4 cup of honey and take 1 tablespoon six times a day. The
vinegar kills the bacteria.
|Cure urinary tract
infections with Alka-Seltzer. Just dissolve two tablets in a glass of water and drink it
at the onset of the symptoms. Alka-Seltzer begins eliminating urinary tract infections
almost instantly-even though the product was never advertised for this use.
remedy for skin blemishes... cover the blemish with a dab of honey and place a Band-Aid
over it. Honey kills the bacteria, keeps the skin sterile, and speeds healing. Works
|Listerine therapy for
toenail fungus: Get rid of
unsightly toenail fungus by soaking your toes in Listerine Mouthwash. The powerful antiseptic leaves
your toenails looking healthy again.
eyeglass protection... to prevent the screws in eyeglasses from loosening, apply a small
drop of Maybelline Crystal Clear Nail Polish to the threads of the screws before
|Cleaning liquid that
doubles as bug killer... if menacing bees, wasps, hornets, or yellow jackets get in your
home and you can't find the insecticide, try a spray of Formula 409. Insects drop to the
splinter remover: Just pour a drop of Elmer's Glue-All over the splinter, let dry, and
peel the dried glue off the skin. The splinter sticks to the dried glue.
|Hunt's Tomato Paste boil
cure... cover the boil with Hunt's Tomato Paste as a compress. The acids from the tomatoes
soothe the pain and bring the boil to a head.
broken blisters... to disinfect a broken blister, dab on a few drops of Listerine, a powerful antiseptic.
|Vinegar to heal
bruises... soak a cotton ball in white vinegar and apply it to the bruise for 1 hour. The
vinegar reduces the blueness and speeds up the healing process.
|Quaker Oats for fast
pain relief... it's not for breakfast any more! Mix 2 cups of Quaker Oats and 1 cup of
water in a bowl and warm in the microwave for 1 minute, cool slightly, and apply the
mixture to your hands for soothing relief from arthritis pain.