Looking for some ways to help beat that cold or sore throat? Perhaps you need something to ease your upset stomach? Many of the over the counter type remedies can be made at home, from cough drops to soothing balms to ease sore muscles or headaches,
Have a winter cough and don’t like the options sold in stores? Try making these homemade cough lozenges with lemon, honey, ginger and cinnamon. I love these DIY cough drops so much, I could just eat them anytime.
For a natural pain relief idea, try making this spicy cayenne salve. I make the balm and put it in tins to keep on hand for sore muscles, also make some extras for DIY gifts to give to friends. It works, recommend a try. Learn how to make this home remedy for aches and pains with the step by step tutorial.
Don’t buy store cough drops, make your own! These DIY cough drops with herbs are a wonderful homemade remedy to sore throats, cough, flu and colds. They are herbal and lemony and taste of honey. They’re perfectly perfect for soothing your throat without tasting sickeningly sweet. Follow along with Foodie With Family so you can steal this awesome recipe. You’ll never buy a store cough drops ever again!
Why not try something more natural for pain relief? This balm works for tension headaches and really works wonders. The all-natural ingredients and essential oils soothe and relax. This particular balm was designed to help relieve tension in the muscles and help with headache relief. The essential oils used in this balm are a powerful combination, and each one adds its own health benefit and relief into the remedy.
This DIY remedy is perfect for clearing up nasal congestion and cold symptoms. Make your own cold-soothing shower melts with simple ingredients. I just made these, and they turned out perfect. I didn’t freeze mine I’m just going to let them air dry. Such a great idea from The Homespun Hydrangea.
Get the recipe and learn how to make your own homemade wound healing ointment. Give this DIY antibacterial ointment recipe a try next time you or your child gets a cut or scrape. This ointment features a mighty line-up of ingredients – coconut oil, oregano oil, tea tree oil, helichrysum oil, lavender oil and frankincense. Whenever applying essential oils to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after diluting the oil in an appropriate carrier oil.)
A delicious gummy that helps support a healthy inflammatory response? Yes please! If you’ve never made your own gummies before, it’s actually easier than you might think. these DIY turmeric gummies are especially wonderful for helping your body fight cold, flu and even inflammation. Turmeric has powerful anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties that have been used for centuries to fight common ailments such as colds, flu, sore throat and cough.
Unfortunately, issues like constipation can be quite the challenge with small children. Learn how to help a constipated toddler at home when they have trouble going to the potty with this constipation candy recipe from Mommypotamus. Definitely going to try this recipe out!
Get natural relief from a cough by making a DIY cough syrup in the Instant Pot! This homemade Instant Pot cough syrup recipe works for kids, too! This concoction works best for stubborn coughs and colds. Just simmer the herbs in water with a constant temperature. No more adjusting the stove and babysitting the pot!
A simple trick for helping children (or even adults) sleep better when fighting congestion from a head cold. So, make my all-natural DIY vapor rub, made with essential oils! It’s so quick and easy to make! All you need is to add one tablespoon of vapor rub and one tablespoon of water to your warmer and let the magic happen. And just follow along with the simple instructions from Bitz & Giggles.
There are a lot of health benefits from doing this every day for 2 weeks and 2 weeks off. The idea that dipping a lemon in baking soda can protect against cancer has been controversial, but hear Eva Fox out before coming to a conclusion. Take it two weeks in a row, then rest two more. Excessive intake of sodium bi-carbonate may cause alkalosis, so it is better to alternate two weeks and two not. DO NOT take this if you suffer from gastritis. Watch this video by Eva Fox, with Home Remedies For Health, in her step by step tutorial with the diagrams so you can get a better understanding about how this improves your health.
Natural pain relief comes easy with this Ginger Salve recipe from Soapdelinews. It also makes a great alternative to a cayenne pepper salve if you’re allergic or sensitive to capsicum. The resulting homemade ginger salve recipe smelled like delicious ginger cookies and was just warm enough to not be irritating to the skin. For more homemade salve recipes as well as homemade soap recipes and other bath and beauty DIY’s be sure to check out their blogposts.