10 Weird Natural Remedies That Really Work

bowl of raw honeyMother nature is something special. She has a variety of remedies right under our noses that our ancestors probably have used for centuries. Now, many are trying to make a move back to those natural ways.

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.

Stop Bleeding

Next time you nick yourself in the kitchen, reach for the black pepper, says Roberta Lee, M.D., vice chair of the department of integrative medicine at the Beth Israel Medical Center. Run cold water over the wound to clean it, using soap if you were handling meat. Then sprinkle on the pepper and apply pressure. In no time, the bleeding will stop. Turns out, black pepper has analgesic, antibacterial, and antiseptic properties. And don’t worry — it won’t sting.

Clear Stuffy Nose With Your Eyebrows
When your nose is stuffy, it’s hard to focus on any other sensation.
To clear up the congestion, just press your tongue flat on