Nothing replaces a visit with a health care professional when you have a medical problem, but there are some issues that can be tamed with a simple visit to your pantry or fridge. Here’s some suggestions on how you can squelch some troublesome topics without going any further than your own kitchen, according to everydayhealth.com.
Oats. This fiber-filled breakfast favorite not only promotes heart health, but also soothes, cleanses, and exfoliates skin and clears acne. Prepare plain oats with hot water, let cool to apply it to your skin, and leave it on the affected area for a few minutes, or soak in an oatmeal bath to help lock in moisture and soothe irritated skin. Great news for summer skin maladies — sunburns, mosquito bites, eczema, and poison ivy: Oats are beneficial inside and out.