You might be surprised to know that these notable products can remedy minor health ailments. Here are 10 home remedies involving various items that you likely already own.
While antacid tablets are designed to treat minor symptoms associated with heartburn, these potent indigestion relievers also have the capability of soothing insect bites — according to Dr. Howard Sobel, a clinical physician in both dermatology and dermatological surgery at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City.
Tablets such as Alka-Seltzer can relieve unwanted bites courtesy of the aspirin ingredient which has the ability to reduce pain. Simply crush a few antacid tablets, add a pinch of oatmeal, and mix with water. The final product is a paste that can be applied liberally to the problem area.