Dr. Oz's Favorite Home Remedies
Relieve migraines, clear up your skin and prevent bloating with these all-natural treatments.
If you're prone to headaches, try a sweet-smelling solution. Peppermint essential oil is a remedy that's easy, affordable and natural.
Try: Rub a few dabs into your temples and leave on for 15 to 30 minutes. Peppermint's anti-inflammatory properties will soothe your nerves.
Dandelion tea is a mild diuretic that will also help get rid of the water your body is holding onto. It stimulates bile to help break down fatty meals that also make you bloated.
Try: Drink one cup per day.
Massages, peppermint-oil menthol and ice are all proven pain relievers.
Try: Alleviate back pain with a peppermint-ice massage. Begin by freezing a mixture of a cup of water and two drops of peppermint oil in a paper cup. When the ice has hardened, remove the paper cup and have a friend massage the frozen mixture directly onto your back.
You can make a quick syrup for a sore throat or persistent cough with the ingredients in your pantry.
Try: Mix 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper, 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar, 2 tablespoons of water and 1 tablespoon of honey.
The second you feel a brain freeze coming on, put your tongue to the roof of your mouth. The heat from your tongue will calm the nerves and reduce pain faster.
Have a good night's rest with this triple-threat sleep aid. Tart cherry contains a healthy dose of all-natural melatonin that assists in getting good-quality sleep.
Try: Swap your midnight snack with an 8-ounce glass of tart cherry juice.
Want to get glowing skin? Look no further than the mayonnaise in your refrigerator. Packed with soybean oil, mayonnaise can retain the elasticity of your skin.
Slather up and soothe. See more about this anti-aging remedy here
Olive oil conditions your hair and adds shine. The monounsaturated fatty acids help to protect your hair and make it softer and more manageable.
Try: Massage olive oil into hair and cover with a shower cap. Leave for 10 minutes, then rinse clean.