Dr Oz: Home Remedies from Dr Oz’s Hospital
Dr Oz practices medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital, where he has worked for more than 25 years. He asked his hospital colleagues to share helpful home remedies with the audience. Add ingredients to your chicken soup, treat sunburns with yogurt, and make your own Bath Bomb Recipe.
Dr Oz: Supercharged Chicken Soup for Colds
Dr Christopher Kelly, a senior resident in internal medicine, was formerly a medical student who worked on The Dr Oz Show. How do doctors keep themselves from getting sick? Here is Dr Kelly’s cold remedy: Chicken Soup.
Sipping steaming hot chicken soup increases your “nasal mucus velocity" even more than steaming water. That refers to the speed of your dripping snot, in case you were wondering.
Add unflavored Vitamin C powder to your soup to help you recover more quickly. Oregano contains antiviral properties as well. Zinc is more readily available in dark meat than white meat, so keep that in mind the next time you make chicken soup for a cold.
Dr Oz: Homemade Sinus Congestion Bath Bomb Recipe
A clinical research manager shared a home remedy for sinus congestion. You can use natural household ingredients to make this Bath Bomb recipe.
- Silicone Cupcake Pan
- Baking Soda
- Eucalyptus Oil
- Lavender Oil
- Combine water and baking soda in a bowl.
- Add 15 drops of Eucalyptus Oil.
- Add five drops of Lavender Oil to make it scented (or use another favorite scent).
- Transfer the batter to your silicone cupcake pan.
- Bake in the oven at 320 F for 20 minute, or let it dry overnight to become solid.
- To use the bath bomb, throw it in the water when you run a bath.
Dr Oz: Yogurt Sunburn Remedy
Dr Oz asked a cardiology research nurse to share one of her family remedies with the audience.
Natasha said she loves taking care of patients and she is stimulated by doing research. Here are some dairy remedies she recommended.
Use yogurt for sunburns instead of aloe. You can wrap yogurt in cheesecloth and apply it to the skin like a compress. Hold it in place for 10-15 minutes.
Dr Oz: Parsley for Bad Breath
Dr Matthew Williams, Dr Oz’s surgical partner, shared a remedy for bad breath: parsley. Its strong flavor is a natural deodorizer.