Here's something many don't know about me: I am a big fan of natural cures. It's recent development--last five years--and it was born of my aversion to prescription medications and of the desire to save money. (Admittedly, I appear to have inherited good health from my parents, and, therefore, have this luxury.)
When I lived in homeless housing, I was one of the few persons who took no prescribed medications. (That has changed; my doctor prescribed Vitamin D, of which dark-skinned persons are often deficient.) Most residents took BP meds at minimum. I was one of the even fewer who didn't self-medicate.
I've had good results from natural cures for the most part: lavender oil for insect bite relief and apple
But here's one you need to watch out for: eating garlic on an empty stomach. Oh, it helps all the things listed which are applicable to me, but it also does this one thing.
It makes it feel as though an xenomorph is about to burst forth from my small intestine.
Eat something first. Preferably, breakfast.
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