Not only is breast milk the most perfect food for your baby, there are many other uses for breast milk. The antibacterial and healing properties of breast milk make it a wonderful remedy for anything from an eye infection to a stuffy nose. Cancer patients have been known to drink breast milk to boost their immune systems.
Rub a little breast milk into a bug bite to help stop the itching.
Squirt some breast milk into an infected eye. Continue to do this four times a day until the infection has cleared up. This works well with conjunctivitis.
Unstuff your nose with a squirt of breast milk. After you squirt it in, suction or blow the nose as you would if you were to use saline.
Soak a cotton ball in breast milk and apply it to a clean face to help heal acne.
Rinse your contact lens with breast milk to clean it. This is great if you need to clean a lens but you don't have any solution.
Express a bit of breast milk, and apply it to a cold sore. This helps with the pain and speeds up the healing.
Drink a cup of breast milk to help boost the immune system. This is not only great for children, but adults can also benefit from the healing properties of breast milk.