11 Home Remedies Our Grandparents Taught Us That Actually Work

These remedies work miracles!


When I was a little girl, probably only about 3 or 4 years old, I had the unfortunate luck of getting bitten by a nasty spider. Thankfully, that bite wasn’t anything too awful that I had to be rushed to the hospital, but it sure wasn’t fun also. 

But to tell you the truth, I quickly forgot all about the pain, and to this day only remember one thing: the strange home remedy my mom or my grandmom used, which she learned from her mom, to make the swelling go down and get me back in better spirits. It might sound strange, but I can tell you for example that slicing up a raw potato and wrapping an ace bandage around the affected area really does the trick! After sleeping with it on all night, I woke up to a barely noticeable and pain-free bump. And along with that, there are many other remedies that lie at our home.

So, let's take a look below to see even more amazing at-home cures for common afflictions!