Bruises appear when tiny blood vessels called capillaries burst, and blood leaks into the soft tissue under your skin. Applying a cloth soaked in apple cider vinegar to the bruised area will help the pool of blood to dissipate and thereby help the bruise to fade.
Bicarbonate of soda
Drinking this is believed to help if you’re suffering from a urinary tract infection. It’s thought to neutralise the urine, which reduces the stinging sensation when you pee. Dissolve a level tablespoon in a small glass of water. But if the problem persists, you will need to see your GP.
Acne is caused when the sebaceous glands produce too much of the oily substance sebum. Lemon juice helps to tighten your pores and this prevents spots from forming. Add a few drops to a small cup of water and apply to the skin using cotton wool.
A stye is a painful lump on your eyelid and one way to treat it is by placing a warm tea bag on it. The tannin in the tea is thought to reduce the size of the stye.
A rolling pin
If you live with a snorer, try placing a rolling pin at their back as they lie on their side. This will stop them from rolling on to their back, which makes snoring worse as it disrupts the airflow.