11 Bizarre Home Remedies Our Grandparents Used That Actually Work!

Raising are high in vitamins, and the juniper berries have powerful anti-inflammatory properties. Therefore, this remedy will relieve the pain and swelling due to arthritis.

Dried Apricots for Indigestion

Grandparents often have several dried apricots after dinner, which help digestion and reduce bloating, as they are rich in fiber.

Yams for Menopause

Yams are a bit different than sweet potatoes, as they have a thicker rougher skin and are darker in color.  They are rich in vitamin C and A, which regulate hormones, as well as dietary fiber, which stabilizes cholesterol levels.

Potatoes for Spider Bites

Raw potatoes effectively relieve itchiness and inflammation due to spider bites. All you need to do is to wrap a raw, sliced potato is a bandage or thin cloth, and rub it on the affected area for a few minutes.

Nettles Cure Hair Loss

It has been found that the ‘nettle leaf also contains high levels of protein, calcium, phosphorus, iron, magnesium, and beta-carotene and high amounts of the vitamins A, C, D, and B complex’.

These are high in mineral and vitamins which boost hair growth and prevent hair loss. You should brew a kettle of boiling water, add 4-6 nettle leaves in a mug, and pour the hot water over them.

Even though they sometimes sound funny, these remedies are highly beneficial, so if you decide to try them next time you suffer from some of these issues, be sure that your grandparents would be proud of you!

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