- March 12, 2007 at 11:22 pm #238907BiggerPiggyBankParticipant
Re: Budget101.com : Natural Remedies, Was Earache
I get bronchitus at least once a year. Everytime I get it I eat a lot of
homemade canned salsa. My homemade salsa contains (spices) cayenne pepper, white
pepper, garlic, black pepper and paprika.
This helps with not only my sore
throat from excessive coughing but my congestion. I started doing this after I
read about the benifits of cayenne for sore throats and congestion. Unable to
handle cayenne straight, this was my alternative.
It seems to work and my Doc
said that I should continue doing it if it works.
Also along the natural remedies line, I don’t know if I’ve said this before(my
memory is aweful), I have endometriosis. In the summer I collect wild raspberry
leaves. When a severe attack of endo hits, I make raspberry leaf tea out of the
This helps with the severe cramps I get with these attacks. It does not
take them away completely, but it does usually make them nothing more than a
minor iritation. Doing this has kept me off of pain killers that turned me into
The Raspberry leaf tea can also be used for women with normal
menstraul pain. When my 12 year old daughter has had a rough monthly, I make
this for her and she is soon bouncing around again like normal. The Raspberry
leaf tea also has a pleasant flavor.
Thought I’d throw my 2 cents in here. Hope my input helps. Emmy in Iowa
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