10 Home Remedies Science Has Proven To Work

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10 Home Remedies Science Has Proven To Work

3. Lemon and honey tea for sore throats

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Lemon and honey are anti-microbial, which is why they are a good option to put into a cup of hot water to help with a cold. They help soothe sore throats and boost your immune system. The journal Paediatrics has published a study showing that two teaspoons of honey will help soothe a sore throat and reduce coughing in people who have simple colds.

4. Cranberry juice for bladder infections

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If you’ve ever been told to drink some cranberry juice to help with a bout of cystitis, there is some merit to this. A study by the American Chemical Society found that cranberry juice helps to stop E. Coli, the bacterium that causes the bladder infection, sticking to the bladder wall and to other bacteria so that it is unable to multiply. Research from the University of Rochester has found that cranberry juice can help to reduce cavities in your teeth because it prevents bacteria from sticking.

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