It’s Watch-This Wednesday—the day we look at the newest videos on Sharecare.com. This week we investigate home remedies.
Every family has its own favorite home cure. There’s that famous scene in My Big Fat Greek Wedding where the father proclaims that Windex will fix everything from pimples to burns. At my house, my dad swears that aloe is a cure-all. I’m not sure of the science behind Windex or aloe, but some home remedies actually do work, says Sharecare expert Dr. Donnica Moore. Here are three of her favorites.
1) Removing a splinter
Turns out the key to getting rid of a painful splinter might be sitting in your kitchen fruit bowl. Moore shares the secret here.
2) Soothing muscle cramps
Cramping up after exercise? See what mouth-puckering potion does the trick in this video.
3) Curing a cough
If you have a dry cough you can get some sweet relief from this sweet treat.
What are your favorite home remedies? Share them with us.
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