Weird Health Tips That Really, Actually Work

jar of honey with wooden drizzlerYou’re slicing some veggies for a salad, and next thing you know, that knife gets a little too close to your finger. What condiment, oddly, can help provide you with some surprising relief?

While consulting with a doctor is always a very good idea, there are a few strange-but-true remedies you can also try:

Disinfect a Wound with Honey

No Neosporin in the house? Dab the cut with honey before covering it with a bandage. Believe it or not, honey has powerful antibacterial properties. A study in the Archives of Surgery found that honey is capable of destroying almost all strains of the most common wound-infecting bacteria.

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