Old fashioned home remedies are still great options today! There is a reason these vintage recipes, herbal remedies and ideas have been around a long time…they work! I was raised, primarily, by my grandmothers and I learned so much from them about natural remedies with herbs, teas, soups, tinctures and more. I appreciate that now, more than ever.
25 Old Fashioned Home Remedies
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Relaxation Tea by the Imperfectly Happy Home
A simple mix of herbs that help the mind and body to relax as you sip.
Tea by the Imperfectly Happy Home
This easy to make herbal tea helps you boost your immune system with select herbs.
Hot Toddy Recipe by the Imperfectly Happy Home
This classic recipe has been around for generations. Use hot toddy’s to treat colds and respiratory ailments with a combination of whiskey, hot tea and honey. An additional but optional step is to add a pinch of ground cinnamon or ginger.
Fire Cider Recipe by Foodie with Family
A popular home remedy! A simple DIY herbal tonic said to boost energy, ward off colds, combat flu and even aid digestion.
Pine Tar Salve by The Nerdy Farm Wife
Old fashioned home remedies are not just internal, they are great for the skin too. Here is a pine tar salve to treat skin ailments such as splinters, bug bites and boils. Salve is an old fashioned medical ointment that is natural, healing and quite easy to make.
Anti-Aging Remedies by Healthy Food House
Aloe vera, ginger, lemon juice and egg whites can all be used to lessen the appearance of wrinkles and aging spots. Even if you don’t have either signs of aging, using these mixtures could potentially fight against them becoming a problem.
Bone Broth by Wellness Mama
One of my favorite home remedies is bone broth! This bone broth is an inexpensive way to add nutrients into your diet, soothe a sore throat or fight colds or the flu.
How to Build a Natural Pharmacy at Home by the Imperfectly Happy Home
Old fashioned remedies start by building your own “natural pharmacy” at home. Here are some practical tips to get you started with a homemade cough syrup included.
Peppermint Oil by Living Healthy with Chocolate
Peppermint oil can be used for headaches, treating indigestion, boosting the immune system or even adding flavor to your food! Essential oils are amazing home remedies.
Homemade Bug Spray by The Old Farmers Almanac
This informative article includes a list of dislikes of pesky bugs as well as a great homemade bug spray! Use it for everyday, taking the kids to the park, family bbq’s, camping and more!
Garlic, Honey & Lemon Tea by The Nourishing Gourmet
This tea is an amazing remedy for colds and sore throats and will also boost your immunity system! This combination of ingredients is great because they are all filled with vitamins and nutrients that will combat illness.
Onion Cough Syrup by Wellpreneur
Have a cold or a lingering cough that won’t go away? This old fashioned recipe combines two simple ingredients: Sliced onions and sugar. No cooking required!
Ear Infection Drops by The Butter Half
Ear infections are common in children when they get a cold. Combat ear infections with this homemade dropper made of olive oil, garlic cloves and tea tree oil.
Swimmers Ear Drops by Kasey Trenum
Swimmers ear is quite irritating and painful. This is the perfect remedy for competition or regular swimming.
Ginger Water by Melissa Knorris
Old fashioned remedies for the tummy! Ginger water has been used for years as a way to relieve nausea and vomiting. It also can be used for stomach pain and inflammation.
Elderberry Syrup by 104 Homestead
This old fashioned remedy really got popular again with bloggers in the last few years. It is a great immune booster and they are full of vitamins and minerals.
Grandma’s Hair Mask by Beauty Healther
This article includes two different hair masks. One is made for dry hair made from avocados and egg yolk. The other for moisturizing devitalized hair made from mayo and coconut tea extract.
Clove Tea by Live Strong
Benefits of clove tea includes boosting immunity, fighting infections, inflammation relief and curing sore throats and colds. Teas are fantastic vintage or old fashioned remedies, often passed down for generations.
Homemade Aloe Vera Gel by Gardenista
Aloe vera gel is commonly used to relieve pain from sunburns. This homemade recipe includes a secret ingredient that you may not expect!
Vinegar Scrub by Glow Pink
In our beauty routines, we tend to forget about our feet. This vinegar scrub is used for dry and cracked feet and heels.
Simple Homemade Cough Syrup by Digest Organic
This cough syrup is made up of three ingredients: carrots, honey and ginger. It creates a smooth cough syrup that will quickly remove phlegm from the lungs and throat.
DIY Burn Cream by Nourishing Joy
This homemade salve can be used for everyday burns. Soothing, healing and easy to make.
Oatmeal Bath by Very Well Family
This old fashioned remedy is used to treat eczema and soothing dry skin.
Old Fashioned Remedies for Sore Throats by Readers Digest
16 different ways you can treat a sore throat without medications. If you’re like me, you’ve tried a few of these!
Bug Off Lotion Bars by the Imperfectly Happy Home
Nourish your skin while you keep nasty bugs away, made with simple ingredients and essential oils. This is a must make in your old fashioned remedies recipes!