January 18th, 2008


Now.. I haven't tried these.. so if you have experience with them, share. :)


The Humans are Dead cover. :) Flight of the Conchords rocks... and I like cover bands. So sue me. ;)

1. Drinking two glasses of Gatorade can relieve headache pain almost immediately -- without the unpleasant side effects caused by traditional "pain relievers."

2. Did you know that Colgate toothpaste makes an excellent salve for burns?

3. Before you head to the drugstore for a high-priced inhaler filled with mysterious chemicals, try chewing on a couple of curiously strong Altoids peppermints.. They'll clear up your stuffy nose.

4. Achy muscles from a bout of the flu? Mix 1 Tablespoon of horseradish in a cup of olive oil. Let the mixture sit for 30 minutes, then apply it as a massage oil, for instant relief for aching muscles.

5. Sore Throat? Just mix 1/4 cup of vinegar with 1/4 cup of honey and take 1 tablespoon six times a day. The vinegar kills the bacteria.

And that's part one of the 5 houshold health tips series.... :)

ETA: Disclaimer: Some concern has been brought forward regarding the safety of some of the above claims. For your safety please consult a physician if you are injured.
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