Jarun Ontakrai/Shutterstock A study published in the journal Cholesterol found that dill could not only tame indigestion, stomach cramps, gas, and other digestive ailments, but it could lower blood fats in hamsters.
Natalia Wimberley/Shutterstock This one falls under the old wives’ tale thanks to the lack of scientific evidence, but many people swear by drinking a small glass of pickle juice as a fail-safe cure for hiccups.
You can try the remedy out next time you have hiccups by gulping down half a teaspoon of salty pickle juice every few seconds until the hiccups subside.
F8 studio/Shutterstock In the same way that the juice may help ease muscle cramps from exercise, some women find that it can help with menstrual cramps. While the theory makes sense, it hasn’t been well-tested (and it’s just one of several unusual tricks for dealing with menstrual pain).
Want to give it a try? Some women swear by drinking a half of a cup of dill pickle juice to ease cramps.