Lemon, pepper, and salt are ingredients that are not limited to salad recipes as they can also be useful as alternative to pharmaceutical medications.
Many people from around the globe actually use these ingredients as cure and treatment for everyday common ailments. Another reason why millions use these ingredients is because modern medical care is generally expensive. These ingredients became the go-to natural remedies that are both inexpensive and effective.
Here are ailments or medical conditions that can be treated by black pepper, lemon, and sea salt:
Throat Get rid of sore throat easily by mixing a tablespoon of fresh lemon juice, half a teaspoon of black pepper, and one teaspoon of sea salt in one tall glass of warm water. All you have to do is gargle this concoction a few times daily to relive of pesky sore throat and incessant coughing.
2. Stuffy Nose
You can relieve that stuffy sensation of clogged nose by sneezing. If that doesn’t work, combine equal amounts of black pepper, sea salt with cinnamon, cumin, and cardamon seeds in amortar and pestle. Grind these ingredients until you get a fine powder. All you need to do is sniff the mixture slowly and then sneeze it off right after.
3. Remove Gallstones
The hardened deposits of digestive fluids that accumulate in your gallbladder are referred to as gallstones. These stones may potentially block the digestive and can be quite painful too. Usually, gallstones may only be removed via surgery.
There are also natural remedies that can remove gallstones effectively. Simply take three parts of olive oil and combine with lemon and black pepper to immediately remove gallstones.
4. Canker Sores
In order to heal the mucus membrane in your oral region, you need to combine a tablespoon of Himalayan salt with a cup of warm water. Gargle this in your mouth after every meal. This mixture will help in eliminating bad bacteria and support fast healing of canker sores.
5. Weight Loss
Drink a concoction made up of ¼ teaspoon of ground black pepper, two tablespoons of lemon juice, and one tablespoon of honey in a glass of warm water. This mixture will help in speeding up metabolism. The polyphenol content found in lemons will prevent weight gain and further boost insulin sensitivity which in turn aids in burning unwanted fat.
Upset stomach can be relieved with the use of black pepper, whilst fresh lemon juices successfully stops nausea. All you need to do is mix a tablespoon of fresh lemon juice with one teaspoon of black pepper in a tall glass of warm water. Drink slowly until you feel relief.
7. Asthma Attack
This natural remedy should always be kept on hand if you or someone in your family suffers from asthma. To prepare this remedy, simply combine 10 grains of pepper, 2 clove buds, and15 basil leaves in one cup of water. Wait until it gets to a simmer for about 15 minutes. Strain the mixture in a glass jar and place the lid on top. Add two tablespoons of raw honey then let the mixture cool down. You may keep this in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. Ideally, you should drink it with milk to make t more palatable.
Mix half a teaspoon of ground with clove oil to relive yourself of painful toothache. Apply this natural remedy on the affected tooth. In order to prevent toothache, you need to floss and brush your teeth at least twice a day. It is important that alongside drinking this remedy, you need to avoid consumption of sugary and highly-acidic foods.
9. Cold and Flu
To get rid of unwanted cold and flu, squeeze half a lemon in a large cup of boiled water. Leave the pulp and the peel steep in the water for about 10 minutes. Take out the lemon and add a spoonful of organic raw honey into the mixture. Drink this concoction as needed or until you feel relief.
Simply apply a few drops of fresh lemon juice on a cotton ball and place it inside the nostril. Tilt your head slightly forward in order to stop the blood from dripping into the throat and to prevent nausea. This remedy will definitely stop your nosebleed immediately.