One of the most fascinating things about the human race is that we are always interested in the minutiae of other people's lives.
In the past, it meant taking a look over the neighbor's fence to assess everything from the moment they put their containers to the items that had taken a look at their grocery bags.
From there, the interest turned into magazine articles where thousands of words were devoted to what people keep in their closets and now the obsession has turned into countless careers. Generations of people now spend most of their downtime watching strangers converse through their purchases with fascinating details, while being paid for the privilege.
The SBS M programEdicine or myth? takes our fascination for other people and their families to a whole new level by allowing everyday Australians the opportunity to present their sometimes marvelous, sometimes marvelous, home remedies to a panel of medical experts with the idea that some they can participate. medical trial
Watch the SBS & # 39; s Medicine or Myth trailer? down. The publication continues after the video.
The idea is that all families have some home remedies that they trust.
by Medicine or myth? Hostess Jan Fran, her family, focused on the belief that boiled potatoes can help diarrhea or digestive problems (although she was quick to point out that there is no science to support this, so do not try it at home).
In the spirit of being interminably interested in each one's life, here are the wildest home remedies and ideas that were presented in Medicine or myth?
A DIY weapon against lice.
If you have been one of the few humans lucky enough to avoid their grip, lice are small wingless insects that reside on the human scalp and feed on human blood. The symptoms of lice infestation can include itching, but they can also go unnoticed in silence.
In Medicine or myth? a mother and a team named Patti and Mia presented their lice repellent to the viewers, and gave us an inside view of how Patti chooses to keep Mia's hair lice, which is like a siren and flows into the calves of eight years. .
Patti's Headlice spray includes tree tea, rosemary oils, lavender and the hero's ingredient, eucalyptus.
Would you smear earwax on your sores?
Wax in the ears has never been the kind of thing that people talk about in public, but that's exactly what Victorian medical nutritionists Kathy and Chris Ashton did on national television. Ear wax is the harmless substance (but highly irritating when it accumulates) produced by the tiny glands that are found in the ear canal.