Wonder skin

Pamper your face with one tablespoon of yogurt and a tablespoon of honey. Add the two ingredients together and apply to a clean, moist face. Patting this mask onto the skin moisturises, hydrates, and also helps to clear up skin problems. Feel the smoothness and notice the shine on your face after washing it with warm water.


Keeping cockroaches away

Get rid of cockroaches from your kitchen by putting a little boric powder in nooks and crannies.

Dandruff relief

A simple cure for dandruff. Mix two tablespoons of cosmetic vinegar in six tablespoons of hot water. Dab the mixture and leave it overnight. For best results, do this twice a week for three months. Hot oil therapy is another method to cure dandruff. Massage hot oil into the scalp at bedtime. Next morning an hour before bath, rub lemon juice mixed with cosmetic vinegar into the scalp.

Goodbye, pimples!

Have oily skin, or want to keep pimples at bay? Squeeze some toothpaste into a bowl and add water. Stir and then rub the paste onto your face. Avoid the eyes. Leave for 10 minutes or until dried and wash off. This opens the pores on your face and minimises pimples.

Soothe a Bee Sting

Too soothe a bee sting, apply a mixture of one pinch chewing tobacco with one drop of water. Apply it directly and immediately onto the sting; cover with Band-aid to keep in place.

Food for thought

Research shows that brainpower can increase with mental activities. Memory decline, if at all, occurs around the age of 70. Vocabulary and reasoning skills often improve with age. No matter what your age, exercising your brain may make the difference using it and losing it. Doing crossword puzzles, playing word games or cards strengthens the synapses between brain cells.

Combination Storage

Don’t store apples and carrots in the same refrigerator compartment. Apples emit a gas that turns the carrots bitter.

Kill the flab

Losing those extra pounds can’t be that hard. Drink a glass of lime juice with honey and water every morning. Eating a tomato before breakfast everyday for a few months also helps you keep slim and healthy.

Magical cocktail of honey and cinnamon

Mixture of honey and cinnamon has various health benefits.

  1. Skin infection – applying honey and cinnamon powder in affected parts cures all skin infections.
  2. Weight Loss – Take 1 tablespoon cinnamon and 2 tablespoon honey every day.
  3. Pimples – 3 tbs of honey and 1 tbs of cinnamon paste be applied on pimples before sleeping and wash it off next morning with warm water. Do it for 2 weeks to see the difference.
  4. Heart disease –use the mixture instead of jelly and jam and eat it for breakfast. It reduces cholesterol level.
  5. Bad Breath – gargle with 1 tbs of honey and cinnamon paste everyday.
  6. Cancer – take mixture around 3 times a day for a month.
  7. Fatigue – the mixture helps maintain energy levels
  8. Sore throat – use just honey
  9. Indigestion
  10. Immune system
  11. Bloating

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