11 Strange Home Remedies to Avoid (1/11)

Earwax cures cold sores! Corpses cure boils! Urine cures acne! Discover 11 outdated folk remedies you should avoid at all costs.

1. Earwax Cures Cold Sores

1. Earwax Cures Cold Sores

We found this one in a book about old home remedies: “To heal a cold sore quickly, put earwax on it.” Naturally, we don’t recommend the earwax treatment, though we do wonder what prompted its inventor to try it.

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