Pepper, lemon and salt aren’t something you can only use to spice up your food and various salads. You can also use them as a medicine since they are all abundant in various beneficial properties. Numerous people around the world already use them to treat different health problems.
Here are 9 health problems that the magical combo of lemon, salt and black pepper can help you with!
Soothe your upset stomach with a mixture of black pepper and fresh lemon juice in a glass of warm water. Drink it slowly until you feel relief.
Mix half a teaspoon of black pepper and clove oil. Apply it on your aching tooth to relieve toothache instantly.
Mix 1 tablespoon of cardamom seeds, black pepper, cumin and cinnamon. Smell the powdered mixture slowly in order to sneeze and relieve the stuffiness in your nose.
Mix ¼ of a teaspoon of black pepper, 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and a tablespoon of honey in a glass of warm water to accelerate your metabolism and lose weight faster than ever.
Colds and flu
Squeeze half a lemon in a cup of boiling water. Then let the pulp and peel steep for 10 minutes. Remove the lemon and add some honey in the end, and drink the remedy until you feel relieved.
Mix half a teaspoon of black pepper, 1 teaspoon of salt and a tablespoon of fresh lemon juice in 1 glass of warm water. Use it like a gargling solution several times a day to relieve the pain.
Dissolve a tablespoon of Himalayan salt in a glass of warm water and swish it in your mouth after every meal to eliminate the bacteria in your oral cavity and accelerate the healing process.
Gallstones are solid deposits of digestive fluids in the gallbladder and can block your digestive system. They can become quite painful over time. The usual treatment is surgery, but consuming a mixture of 3 parts of olive oil and 1 part of black pepper and lemon can also help remove them.
You should always have this mixture close at hand if you or someone in your family is suffering from asthma attacks. Add 10 pepper grains, 2 clove buds and 15 basil leaves in a pot of boiling water. Let the mixture simmer for 15 minutes and pour it into a glass jar with a lid. Add 2 tablespoons of raw honey in the end, and let the mixture cool down before consumption. You can keep it in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.