Home Remedies

Home remedies have become an increasingly popular alternative to traditional medicine. Find home remedies for common medical problems you can use to treat everything from minor ailments to diseases like asthma and diabetes.

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While colic does not indicate a serious medical condition, it can be quite stressful for parents and baby alike. Discover how you to soothe a colicky baby with tried-and-true home remedies.

By Editors of Consumer Guide

Blisters are tender spots that fill up with fluid released by tiny blood vessels in an area where delicate skin tissues have been burned, pinched, or irritated. Learn 19 home remedies to treat blisters.

By Editors of Consumer Guide

Body odor begins with sweat. The body's sweat glands will keep you from overheating, but they also can make you stink. Learn 10 home remedies to reduce unpleasant body odor.

By Editors of Consumer Guide & Sara Elliott

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Breast-feeding may pose some initial obstacles for new mothers. To prevent discomfort from turning you off to breast-feeding, keep in mind that breast-feeding is a learned skill. Learn 21 home remedies for breast-feeding discomfort.

By Editors of Consumer Guide

The symptoms of the common cold are familiar to everyone. While there is no cure for a cold, there are a number of self-help remedies to ease recovery and alleviate discomfort.

By Editors of Consumer Guide

Belching can be embarrassing, but it’s the body’s natural way of eliminating swallowed air. To reduce belching, simply use these home remedies to reduce the amount of air you swallow.

If your breasts feel lumpy and you have intermittent discomfort, you may have fibrocystic breast disease. Learn about natural home remedies that can ease the symptoms of this uncomfortable disease.

By Editors of Consumer Guide

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While there is no cure for arthritis, there are home remedies that can help ease arthritis discomfort. Learn 40 practical remedies for relieving arthritis pain.

By Editors of Consumer Guide

Most people don't think about their earaches much, but, when one develops, the affected ear can feel as if it has taken on monster proportions. Learn home remedies for earaches.

By Ivan Oransky

Salt can help cure a wide variety of ailments: sore throats, bee stings, and poison ivy. Salt has seemingly endless healing qualities. Learn more about the role salt can play in the medicine cabinet.

By Christine Halvorson

Vinegar has a long history of being the prescribed solution to a number of ailments, including scurvy, cholera, tonsillitis, and diphtheria. Learn more about the role vinegar plays with home remedies.

By Christine Halvorson

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Psoriasis is an uncomfortable, chronic skin condition that causes round, dry, skin patches that can itch or swell. Learn how to prevent and treat psoriasis with several simple home remedies.

By Editors of Consumer Guide