Tip Of The Day: Lemon

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  • To relieve a sore throat, cut a lemon in half, skewer half over a medium flame and roast until the peel turns golden brown.  Cool slightly and then mix the juice with 1 tsp of honey.
  • Whiten fingernails by rubbing a wedge on them.
  • Remove soft cheese or other sticky foods from a grater by rubbing both sides with the pulp side of a cut lemon.
  • Create blonde highlights by adding a quarter cup lemon juice to three quarters cup water and rinse your hair with it.  Sun dry your hair.
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Tip Of The Day: Honey

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  • Pour a mixture of a third cup honey and 2 1/4 cups milk to your bath.
  • Treat minor cuts and wounds with honey’s antibacterial and antifungal properties.  Apply a small amount twice daily to a wound or burn to speed healing process.
  • Help a hangover by spooning a few tablespoons of honey on toast for breakfast.  The fructose speeds up the metabolism of alcohol.
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Tip Of The Day: Beer

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  • Soften hair and add body with a beer shampoo.  Mix a raw egg with half a can of beer and massage it into hair.  Rinse and style.
  • For an excellent conditioner, massage a cup of warm beer into your hair and scalp after washing and allow it to set for half an hour or so.  Rinse thoroughly.
  • Pour the half filled beer bottles and cups of beer left from a party onto houseplants and garden vegetables for the nourishment the yeast adds to the soil.
  • To rid your garden of slugs, put a shallow dish of beer into your soil buried up to the lip.  The slugs will become stuck in it.  Refill with new beer daily.
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