Did you know that the salt, lemon and pepper you add to your daily meals is also very medicinal?
Salt, pepper and lemon are not just great in salad – they can treat a wide range of diseases and conditions naturally and without side-effects.
Here’s what they can help you with:
1. Relief from sore throat
Get rid of your sore throat by combining 1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice, half a teaspoon of black pepper and a teaspoon of sea salt in a glass of warm water. Gargle a few times daily to relieve your sore throat and prevent coughing.
2. Relief for your stuffy nose
Combine equal parts of ground black pepper, cinnamon, cumin and cardamom seeds and grind them well into a fine powder. Smell the mixture, and watch how the sneezing will relieve your stuffy nose.
3. Get rid of gallstones
Mix three parts of olive oil, a part of black pepper and lemon.
Consume this mixture and your gallstones will be dissolved.
As you know gallstones are digestive fluids which harden and gather in the gallbladder and these stones can inhibit the digestive system and can be discomforting and painful.
4. Take care of canker sores
To heal the mucous membranes in your mouth, add a tablespoon of Himalayan salt in a cup of warm water and swish it in your mouth after every meal. This method will eliminate bad bacteria and support healing.
5. Loss weight in no time
The polyphenols in lemons can prevent weight gain and improve your insulin sensitivity which will result in better fat burn. To accelerate your metabolism and burn more fat, you should drink a mixture of ¼ of a teaspoon of ground black pepper, 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and a tablespoon of organic honey mixed in a glass of warm water. Drinking the mixture regularly will provide incredible results!
6. Relief from nausea
Mix 1 teaspoon of black pepper and 1 tbsp of lemon juice (fresh) in a cup of warm water.
To provide relief from nausea and stomach upset drink thus solution slowly and in no time you will feel much better.
7. These ingredients help with asthma problems
This mixture should always be kept on hand if you or some of your family is asthmatic. To prepare it, add 10 grains of pepper, 2 clove buds and 15 basil leaves in a cup of boiling water. Leave it simmer for 15 minutes and strain the mixture in a glass jar with a lid. Add 2 tablespoons of raw honey and let it cool. You can keep it in the fridge for up to 2 weeks and take it with milk to make it taste better.
8. Take care of toothaches
To get relief from toothaches you can mix a teaspoon each of clove oil and black pepper.
Just apply this mixture to the tooth and you will get relief in no time.
Also try brushing twice daily and floss to avoid toothache problems.
Avoid acidic and sugary drinks and foods as much as possible to prevent toothaches.
9. Get relief from flu and the common cold symptoms
Juice half a lemon, and add it to a cup of warm water. This drink relieves cold symptoms. You can also leave the pulp and peel of your lemon halve in the water for 10 more minutes. Take them out, and stir in a tablespoon of raw honey. Consume the citrusy remedy until you feel better.
10. Take care of nosebleeds
In order to stop a nosebleed immediately, apply some lemon juice on a cotton ball and put it in your nostril – just make sure you tilt your head slightly forward in order to stop the blood from dripping into your throat and prevent nausea.