Old-Fashioned Remedies and Tricks Grandma Used how to get rid of ants nest in house

Grandmas always seem to know it all don’t they? Well, here are some unique and wonderful old-fashioned remedies you may not have heard before that we how to get rid of ants nest in house would like to share. While we cannot guarantee that grandma was always right, we do know, however, that there are times in life when just about anything how to get rid of ants nest in house and everything is sure worth a try! And….If all else fails…

SAGE GARGLE: soothe your sore throat using grandma’s old-fashioned remedy! Take 3-4 dried sage leaves and put them into a cup how to get rid of ants nest in house of hot water and let stand for approximately ten minutes how to get rid of ants nest in house then gargle while it is still warm. Additionally, to treat canker sores add lemon (1/2 tsp.) to the concoction. Or, finally, there’s always the salt-water gargle! Do this by adding 1/2 teaspoon of salt to a glass of warm water how to get rid of ants nest in house and gargle to relieve the pain.

GRANDMA’S OLD-FASHIONED REMEDY TO REMOVE WARTS: wart is not only an ugly word but even uglier how to get rid of ants nest in house when you’re the one having to look at several on your how to get rid of ants nest in house hands or knees. Whenever I was plagued by a wart, I just naturally ran to grandma and her garden for how to get rid of ants nest in house the cure. When we had a full moon she would pick the how to get rid of ants nest in house largest dandelion from her herbal garden and would rub the how to get rid of ants nest in house milky substance from the cut end of the weed onto how to get rid of ants nest in house the warts. She would do this three times that night and, like magic, the next day they began to mysteriously disappear.

GRANDMA’S OLD-FASHIONED REMEDY TO RELIEVE COUGH: to treat a persistent, nagging nighttime cough, she would bring two cups of water to a boil how to get rid of ants nest in house and add two sliced lemons, 1/2 teaspoon of either mint or dried ginger, and 2 tablespoons of honey and 2 tablespoons of sugar. After mixing these ingredients and having brought them to a how to get rid of ants nest in house boil, they would soon turn into a thick syrup. Once this occurred, she would add an ounce of her favorite liqueur or how to get rid of ants nest in house brandy. Is it any wonder how a couple of spoonfuls of how to get rid of ants nest in house this warm syrup can cure a cough?

GRANDMA’S OLD-FASHIONED REMEDY TO KILL BAD BREATH: grandma loved to use parsley in her cooking and as how to get rid of ants nest in house a garnish on her dishes. But as a breath freshener it was her favorite: bring two cups of water to a boil, add three sprigs of parsley, 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves and a sprinkle of cinnamon. Strain and use as a mouthwash.

GRANDMA’S TEA REMEDY…Basil and chamomile: grandma brewed a soothing medicinal chamomile tea by adding basil how to get rid of ants nest in house leaves. This remedy works well to calm a nervous-type stomach. She did this by adding 2 teaspoons each of dried how to get rid of ants nest in house chamomile and dried basil leaves to a cup of boiling how to get rid of ants nest in house water. She would leave this to steep for 10 minutes to how to get rid of ants nest in house ensure great flavor. This mixture will work well to relieve your child’s tummyaches and works just as well for us grown-ups too!

GRANDMA’S CURE FOR A COLD: grandma’s chicken soup enticed our appetites and cured our colds how to get rid of ants nest in house for generations. Was there a magic healing power in her recipe? Who knows? One thing I do know there are no cold remedies how to get rid of ants nest in house on the market today that compare to a loving touch how to get rid of ants nest in house and a pot of homemade soup seasoned with love in how to get rid of ants nest in house every bowl.

GRANDMA’S ALL-NATURAL HOME DEODORIZERS: grandma use an aerosol spray?? I don’t think so!! However, her home always smelled so nice. How did she do it? Well, to rid her kitchen of unpleasant odors, she would place a small pot of water on the how to get rid of ants nest in house stove to boil, throwing in some cloves, a few sprigs of rosemary, and several lemon rinds. The aroma of this spicy brew filled every room of how to get rid of ants nest in house the house, giving us all that welcomed feeling. And, she always seemed to have bouquets brought in from the how to get rid of ants nest in house garden consisting of roses (her favorite), lavender, lemon leaves, and orange blossoms…What a wonderful way to make your home smell wonderful.

GRANDMA’S FAMOUS FURNITURE POLISH: grandma didn’t just run to the store when her furniture needed how to get rid of ants nest in house a shine…Oh, no! Instead she used oils of different varieties (vegetable or olive oil) and lemon, mixed it with water and a small amount (capful) of a liquid soap. She would shake this mixture well and rub into the how to get rid of ants nest in house wood for a nice lusterous shine for all her wooden how to get rid of ants nest in house furniture.

AN OLD-FASHIONED REMEDY TO KEEP FLOWERS FRESH: to keep her flowers fresher longer, she would add about 1 teaspoon of sugar and a how to get rid of ants nest in house capful of bleach to a gallon of water. She would pour this into the vase and then arrange how to get rid of ants nest in house her beautiful bouquet of fresh flowers. If the flowers were picked on a hot summer day, she would make sure the water was warm to prevent how to get rid of ants nest in house shocking the blossoms. She told us the bleach worked to stop any bacterial how to get rid of ants nest in house growth and that the sugar fed them their nutrients. The best time to pick flowers, she said, is early morning and to remember, of course, to cut them at an angle using a sharp blade.

GRANDMA’S HOMEMADE INSECTIDE: grandma wouldn’t dream of using today’s insecticides! But she was a whiz at keeping bugs out of how to get rid of ants nest in house her home. She did this by crushing mint leaves to leave under how to get rid of ants nest in house her kitchen sink and other areas where bugs would enter how to get rid of ants nest in house her kitchen. Sometimes she would sprinkle pepper flacks or borax under the how to get rid of ants nest in house sink. At other times, she would pour some olive oil where she would see how to get rid of ants nest in house ants coming in, or even better yet, since ants aren’t too keen on lemon juice, she would squeeze it around those areas. Out in her garden, she would leave a bucket of beer, mainly to get rid of snails, but we would go out the next morning to find how to get rid of ants nest in house it full of all kinds of dead creepy crawlers!

Grandma and her old-fashioned remedies may seem far-fetched at times but she was a wise ole’ sole! You’ll never know if her tips and tricks really work how to get rid of ants nest in house unless you give them a try yourself. You’ll probably wish you could thank her the next time how to get rid of ants nest in house a cough keeps you up at night!

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