Nifty·Posted on Jul 16, 201321 Unexpected Ways To Relieve PainWhen you're ailing, you'll try anything — even a nature hack. The worst thing that could happen is you end up reeking of raw garlic.by Peggy WangBuzzFeed StaffLinkFacebookPinterestTwitterMail 1. "Cupping" spaweekblog.com The Bellabaci Cup claims to "help relieve muscle soreness, joint pain, and decrease cellulite" by increasing circulation. 2. For Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis care2.com Eat ginger before taking ibuprofen. Ginger is an anti-inflammatory that significantly reduces the production of cytokines. 3. For Minor Burns pinterest.com Accidentally touched a hot stove? Mustard helps numb and suck the heat out of minor burns. Use honey while it's healing to prevent scars. 4. For Shin Splints, Runner's Knee, and Ankle Sprain runnersworld.com Learn how to apply Kinesio Tex Tape here. 5. For Splinters pinterest.com Remove a splinter easily by applying a paste of baking soda and water, then waiting several minutes for the splinter to pop out of the skin. 6. For Canker Sores and Sore Throats sprittibee.com Mix one part Maalox, one part Children’s Benadryl, and gargle with the solution. 7. For Charlie Horses shutterstock.com / Via chicnsavvyreviews.net Get your finger wet, dip it in salt, and lick it off. Apparently, you can also pour Morton salt into your socks before going to bed. 8. For Wisdom Tooth Pain ascensionhouseorganics.wordpress.com You'll need cloves, cinnamon sticks, ginger root, and honey to make this tea. Get the full recipe here. 9. For Sensitive Ear Piercings utah.todaysmama.com If your earlobes get sore from wearing earrings, dip the posts in Vaseline. 10. For an Earache pinterest.com Wrap a cheese cloth around half of an onion and put it over your ear. 11. For Sore Breasts During Breastfeeding pregnancyblog.maternitique.com Placing cabbage leaves over your breasts will quell the pain and swelling. Please note though, that use of cabbage leaves should be done only toward the end of weaning, when the goal is to dry up your milk. Read more about it here. 12. For Arthritis tipnut.com Something about the sulfites or the juniper berries or something. Soak raisins in gin and munch on the raisins. Get the directions here. 13. A Less Weird Arthritis Remedy: pinterest.com 14. For Ingrown Toenails pinterest.com Soak the affected toe in salty water for 20 minutes. Then cut the corner of your toenail with a nail toe cutter. Clean the nail off with a hydrogen peroxide-soaked cottonball. Once completely dry, add a little salt. 15. For Toothaches preventingcavities.com Chew a clove of raw garlic. 16. For Tension Headaches Shutterstock Bite down on a pencil. 17. For Insect Bites Applying Orajel should stop the itching immediately. 18. For Painful, Below-the-Surface Zits beautynerdmarisha.wordpress.com According to this blogger, "The big ugly painful one had shrunk significantly and the other two had finally come to head" after dabbing some Vicks VapoRub on. 19. For Food Poisoning and Hangovers beautypaletteblog.com Activated charcoal capsules will absorb unwanted chemicals and toxins in your stomach. 20. For Wasp and Bee Stings theshiksa.com / Via peoplespharmacy.com Slice an onion in half and rub on. It should take the pain and swelling away. 21. For Restless Legs mobal.com Place a bar of soap under the bottom sheet of your bed. There's no scientific proof; it just works. Can’t get enough DIY? Sign up for the BuzzFeed DIY newsletter and we’ll send tips, tutorials and inspiration straight to your inbox!