7 Household Items with Healing Powers

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There are dozens of items hiding in your kitchen cabinets that can do more than what they're traditionally used for. Much like baking soda, which you can use for cooking, whitening teeth, or removing stains from clothes and other surfaces, your household products have hidden alternative uses that you won't find listed under "directions" on the packaging label.

In fact, these seven items you've probably got lurking in your fridge or pantry have secret medicinal uses. From lemons to duct tape, you'd be surprised what ailments these little guys can cure.