There's a health care revolution happening right now. (Although, if you want to get technical, it started hundreds of years ago.) For generations, women have performed mini medical miracles with homemade solutions for everything from colds to constipation — and science is finally backing them up. "There really is a lot of wisdom in the ages," says Dr. Philip Hagen, co-editor of the Mayo Clinic Book of Home Remedies. "And if it saves you a trip to the doctor, it's worth a try." So what kind of remedies can you whip up at home?
Here are safe and simple cures that really work for 10 common ailments: