10 Home Remedies Science Has Proven To Work

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10 Home Remedies Science Has Proven To Work

7. Clove oil for dental pain


A 2006 study published in The Journal of Dentistry revealed that clove oil is just as effective at relieving tooth pain as other pain medications are. To apply it, dab a cotton swab with a small amount of the clove oil and put it on the area that hurts – within a few minutes it should go numb.

8. Chewing gum for heartburn


Studies have shown that chewing gum helps to decrease the feeling of heartburn because it helps to force fluids back down into your stomach.

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