Household Items Useful for Healthcare
(Emails Circulation 06/21/2010)
Did you know that drinking two glasses of Gatorade can relieve headache pain almost immediately-without the unpleasant side effects caused by traditional pain relievers?
喝兩杯Gatorade(佳得樂)可以立即緩解頭痛- 並無一般止痛藥所引起不快的副 作用﹐你知道嗎﹖

Did you know that Colgate Toothpaste makes an excellent salve for burns?

Before you head to the drugstore for a high-priced inhaler filled with mysterious chemicals, try chewing on a couple of curiously strong Altoids peppermints. They'll clear up your stuffed nose.
往藥店買高價而充滿神秘化學品的吸劑之前,試嚼一兩粒奇強Altoids 薄荷糖。 它將會通鼻塞。

Achy muscles from a bout of the flu? Mix 1 tablespoon horseradish in 1 cup of olive oil. Let the mixture sit for 30 minutes, then apply it as a massage oil for instant relief for aching muscles.
感冒剛復原﹐覺得肌肉酸痛?用一湯匙辣根醬(美式芥醬)加入一杯橄欖油中﹐ 靜置三十分鐘,然後將它作按摩油塗在痛處﹐酸痛即時緩解。

Sore throat? Just mix 1/4 cup of vinegar with 1/4 cup of honey and take 1 tablespoon six times a day. The vinegar kills the bacteria.
喉嚨痛?不用怕。用四份一杯醋和四份一杯蜜蜂混合,一日飲六次﹐ 每次1湯匙。醋可以殺菌。

Cure urinary tract infections with Alka-Seltzer. Just dissolve two tablets in a glass of water and drink it at the onset of the symptoms. Alka-Seltzer begins eliminating urinary tract infections almost instantly-even though the product was never advertised for this use.
用Alka Seltzer 消化餅治尿道感染。症狀的發作時放兩片消化藥 在一杯水中溶解後飲用。泌尿道感染瞬間即可消除。但該產品從來不為這種用途做 廣告。

Honey remedy for skin blemishes... Cover the blemish with a dab of honey and place a Band-Aid over it. Honey kills the bacteria, keeps the skin sterile, and speeds healing. Works overnight.
蜂蜜能補救皮膚斑痕......用一小滴蜂蜜塗在皮膚上﹐再貼上貼膠 布。蜂蜜可殺菌,防菌,護膚﹐速進傷痕癒合。一夜即癒。

Listerine therapy for toenail fungus: Get rid of unsightly toenail fungus by soaking your toes in Listerine Mouthwash. The powerful antiseptic leaves your toenails looking healthy again.
李施德林治療趾甲菌:用李施德林漱口水浸泡腳趾可清除不雅的趾 甲菌。它的強大滅菌藥力可令趾甲恢復健康。

Easy eyeglass protection... To prevent the screws in eyeglasses from loosening, apply a small drop of Maybelline Crystal Clear Nail Polish to the threads of the screws before tightening them.
簡易眼鏡保護法......為防止眼鏡螺絲鬆脫,可以在緊縮螺絲之前 放一小滴美寶蓮水晶透明指甲油。

Cleaning liquid that doubles as bug killer... If menacing bees, wasps, hornets, or yellow jackets get in your home and you can't find the insecticide, try a spray of Formula 409. Insects drop to the ground instantly.
清洗液可兼作蟲殺手......如果有蜜蜂,黃蜂,大黃蜂之類的飛蟲 來侵襲,而家中沒有殺蟲劑,嘗試用409清洗液噴射﹐飛蟲便即時當場落地。

Smart splinter remover: Just pour a drop of Elmer's Glue-All over the splinter, let dry, and peel the dried glue off the skin. The splinter sticks to the dried glue.
屑剌脫除:倒入一滴膠水蓋遍碎屑上,讓膠水乾後﹐從皮膚剝脫乾 膠水。把粘在乾膠水的碎屑一起脫離。

Hunt's Tomato Paste boil cure... Cover the boil with Hunt's Tomato Paste as a compressor. The acids from the tomatoes soothe the pain and bring the boil to a head.
亨特的番茄醬治膿瘡......用番茄醬壓在瘡上。讓番茄醬的酸性舒 緩痛楚,把膿瘡漸平癒。

Balm for broken blisters... To disinfect a broken blister, dab on a few drops of Listerine, a powerful antiseptic.
唇瘡破水泡的膏藥......漱口水是強大的消毒防腐劑﹐滴數滴李施 德林漱口水可替破水泡消毒。

Vinegar to heal bruises... Soak a cotton ball in white vinegar and apply it to the bruise for 1 hour. The vinegar reduces the blueness and speeds up the healing process.
醋可癒合傷痕......把棉花球浸在白醋裡﹐用它敷傷口一小時。醋 能消瘀和加快傷痕的癒合。

Quaker Oats for fast pain relief... it's not for breakfast any more! Mix 2 cups of Quaker Oats and 1 cup of water in a bowl and warm in the microwave for 1 minute, cool slightly, and apply the mixture to your hands for soothing relief from arthritis pain.
桂格老人牌燕麥迅速解痛......在碗裡混合兩杯桂格老人牌燕麥片 和一杯水 (不是吃早餐啊!),用微波爐溫一分鐘,再稍微冷卻,然後將麥片放在手 中緩解關節痛。

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