Here Are Some Green Ideas For You To Use
(All in home remedies from different websites and research, not to be used in place of Dr.s Prescriptions )
Benefits of Vinegar
• Disinfect: Vinegar is a powerful disinfectant, capable of killing viruses and bacteria on counters, and can be a great alternative to cleaners that contain harsh chemicals.
1. Maple Syrup
• High-quality maple syrup can help fend off colds.
• Use a maple syrup facial to fight aging.
• Research shows that the polyphenols in maple syrup may reduce certain types of cancer and
• A warm teabag placed over the eye can help treat a stye, which is a tender, red bump on the
eyelid caused by a bacterial infection. The tea leaves help modulate cell activity to fight infection,
and the warm compress helps soothe the area.
• Tea’s tannins and polyphenols help reduce the swelling and discharge from pink eye by placing
a warm teabag over the eye.
• Chamomile tea contains compounds to reduce inflammation, irritation and soothe the itchy, dry skin of
eczema. Brush the warm tea on an affected area.
3. Baking Soda
• Treat acne by applying a paste made by mixing baking soda and water.
• Apply baking soda paste to soothe razor burn.
• Applying distilled vinegar to a mild sunburn can ease the sting because the acetic acid in
vinegar acts as an anti-inflammatory.
• Combine vinegar and water in a spray bottle and spritz a little bit onto your hair for three to
five minutes and rinse. The vinegar removes build-up from styling products, restores a healthy
pH balance to the hair and adds shine.
• Vinegar is a powerful disinfectant, capable of killing viruses and bacteria on counters.
• Adding ½ tsp of cinnamon to your daily diet can help lower cholesterol.
• Cinnamon also improves insulin function, which can lower the risk for diabetes.
• Cinnamon has been found to contain strong antibacterial and microbial properties, and can help
fight bad breath.
• Mayonnaise, made from egg yolk, vinegar and oil, can help treat dry, cracked heels, remove
dead skin on the feet and add moisture.
• Apply mayonnaise to the scalp and cover for several hours to kill head lice. When ready, wash
hair and comb the dead lice out.
7. Tea Tree Oil
• Contains antibacterial and antifungal properties that can treat nail infections and athlete’s foot.
• Add two to three drops of tea tree oil to boiling water and breathe in the steam to alleviate
congestion from a cold. For best results, cover your head with a towel.
• Put pureed papaya on your face to get rid of dead skin cells, even out skin discoloration and get
a glowing complexion.
• Eating papaya can help alleviate asthma symptoms by decreasing inflammation with proteindigesting enzymes.
• This fruit is packed with vitamin C and enzymes that are good for your gums and stomach. It
can help aid in digestion and may also help fight gingivitis and mouth disease.
• Bananas contain resistant starch, which can slow digestion and hunger hormones and help you
feel full longer, which means eating fewer calories throughout the day.
• Bananas have five-times more immune-boosting vitamin A than an apple.
• Contains antibacterial and antiviral properties to treat diarrhea. It is most helpful in stopping
diarrhea caused by antibiotics.
• Do not give raw honey to babies under 1 year old. The American Academy of Pediatrics
recommends honey for children age 1 and older.
• Honey has also been shown to help heal wounds and burns.
• Grated ginger in tea or a bath can help ease muscle aches.
• Ginger root’s oils and pungent phenol compounds may help fight inflammation, the primary
cause of congestion in the chest and sinuses.
• Ginger should not be used by people with gallstones, gallbladder disease, diabetes, heart
disease or clotting disorders.
13. Club Soda
• This carbonated beverage can ease an upset stomach and alleviate nausea.
• Club soda also removes stains, as the carbonation lifts the stain to the surface.
• Contain antibacterial properties and acids, which disinfect cutting boards and remove stains.
• The oxidizing agents in lemons can brighten nails. Cut a lemon in half, dig nails into the flesh of
the lemon for a minute and let the juice flow into the cuticles and under the nails. Remove your
fingers and let the juice linger for a few minutes, then rinse your fingers and nails and dry
• Research shows that walnuts can protect your arteries and heart.
• Walnuts can also remove wood scratches by rubbing them into the scratch.
16. Baby Oil
• Can make skin soft and smooth, and reduce nicks and razor burn if used when shaving.
• Baby oil has also been shown to polish chrome.
• Can disinfect and relieve the pain of a jellyfish sting.
• The alcohol in vodka minimizes bacterial growth in water and can keep flowers fresh.
• The alcohol content of the vodka can help freshen laundry.
• Contains antiseptic properties and can disinfect cuts.
• The astringent qualities in whiskey can dull the pain of a toothache. (not to be used for children)
• The high alcohol volume can clean gold jewelry of dust, debris and dirt.
• Toothpaste can stop the itching of a bug bite or bee sting because it is alkaline, which helps
neutralize the acidic bee venom. It takes about 15 minutes to work.
• It can treat pimples by absorbing the oil and drying out the blemish out.
• Remove crayon marks from a wall by scrubbing toothpaste over the area with a dry sponge,
letting it sit for five minutes and wiping away with a damp washcloth.
• Pure natural vanilla extract can be used as an insect repellent. If you are going to an area with
severe insect infestation or risk of diseases, make sure to use a stronger repellent.
• Can help relieve toothaches.