These home remedies can help with a number of common ailments, ABC News reports.
These home remedies can help with a number of common ailments, ABC News reports .
Home cure: Apple Use it for: Whiter teeth. Crunchy fruits and veggies have a toothbrush-like effect as you chew, and a gentle acid in apples helps dissolve stains. Photographers Choice/Getty Images
Home cure: Yogurt Use it for: Bad breath. "Good" bacteria in yogurt can suppress levels of the "bad" bacteria that makes your mouth stink. Image Source/Getty Images
Home cure: Sugar Use it for: Hiccups. Swallowing a spoonful of dry sugar is believed to modify the nerve muscles that tell the diaphragm to contract. Photolibrary/Getty Images
Home cure: Vodka Use it for: Foot odor. Wipe smelly feet with a vodka-soaked washcloth to destroy fungus and bacteria and dry out moisture. Rubbing alcohol works too. Photolibrary/Getty Images
Home cure: Peppermint or cinnamon gum Use it for: Road rage. A NASA-funded study found both flavors decreased frustration, increased alertness and made a car ride seem shorter. Mark Lennihan/AP Photo
Home cure: Listerine Use it for: Blisters. Dabbing a Listerine-soaked cotton ball on a blister three times a day will dry it out. J.B. Reed/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Home cure: Olives or lemons Use it for: Motion sickness. Sucking on a lemon or eating a couple olives can help dry out your mouth when motion sickness makes you produce excess saliva. Image Source/Getty Images
Home cure: Pencil Use it for: Headaches. Put a pencil between your teeth, but don't bite. This can help relax your jaw muscles and relieve a tension headache. Photodisc/Getty Images
Home cure: Tennis ball Use it for: Achy feet. Roll each foot over a tennis ball for a soothing arch massage. A soup can or water bottle can also work. The Image Bank/Getty Images
Home cure: Vegetable oil Use it for: Brittle nails. Apply vegetable oil to your hands before bed then put on vinyl gloves or wrap your hands in plastic. The oil will soak into your skin and keep your nails from getting too dry. Fotosearch/Getty Images