Salt, pepper, and lemon are not only used to enrich the flavor of foods, but they can also serve various medicinal purposes as well.
They are inexpensive and offer countless health benefits, including:
No gallstones– Gallstones are a result of the accumulation of digestion fluids in the gallbladder, and lead to pain and block digestion. They are usually removed through surgery, but you can naturally eliminate them by taking a combination of 3 parts olive oil, 1 part lemon and 1 pepper.
Flu and cold– Prepare the following juice of half lemon in a cup of boiling water to treat common colds. Leave the peel and pulp to steep in the water for 10 minutes, remove the lemon, and add organic honey to taste.
Nausea– Drink a glass of warm water with a tablespoon of lemon juice and a teaspoon of black pepper fight nausea, as black pepper soothes the stomach, while the scent of the lemon will stop the nausea feeling.
Asthma attacks– Mix 2 clove buds, 10 grains pepper, and 15 basil leaves, and place them all in boiling water. Leave the mixture to simmer for 15 minutes, strain, and transfer the remedy into a jar with a lid. Add organic honey to sweeten it, and leave it to cool. Then, take this on a daily basis to soothe asthma symptoms.
A sore throat – Add a tablespoon of lemon juice, half a teaspoon of black pepper and teaspoon of salt in a glass of warm water, and gargle. This will soothe a sore throat and prevent a cough.
Sores– To accelerate the healing of the sores and destroy bacteria, gargle with a mixture of a tablespoon of Himalayan pink salt and warm water.
Tooth pain– To treat a toothache, you should mix half a teaspoon of ground pepper and clove oil, and apply this mixture on the tooth.
Weight loss– To boost your metabolism; mix 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, ¼ tablespoon of ground pepper, and one tablespoon of honey in warm water. Lemon contains polyphenols which prevent weight gain, accelerate metabolism, and regulate the insulin levels.
Stuffy nose– The following remedy will stimulate sneezing and thus will unclog the stuffed nose. Just smell the mixture of cumin, pepper, cinnamon, and cardamom, mixed in a mortar and pestle nicely.
Nosebleeds – dip a cotton ball in some lemon juice and put it in the nostril, tilt the head to prevent blood drips in the throat and nausea, and you will stop the bleeding instantly.