Lemon, salt and pepper are not only used to enrich the flavor of food, but they can also serve various medicinal purposes. They are inexpensive and offer countless health benefits. Read on to learn how to treat health problems with these 3 essential ingredients that together make an excellent health formula.
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How to treat 9 health problems with lemon, salt and pepper
That’s right, these are some simple natural remedies that involve affordable and inexpensive ingredients like lemon, salt and pepper, which offer great quick and effective benefits against the following health problems:
Gallstones are the result of the accumulation of digestive fluids in the gallbladder and lead to pain and block digestion. They are usually removed through surgery, but you can naturally remove them by taking a combination of 3 parts olive oil, 1 part lemon, and 1 pepper.
Flu and cold
Prepare the juice of half a lemon (preferably organic lemon, but disinfect it very well) in a cup of boiling water to treat common colds. Leave the peel and pulp in the water for 10 minutes, remove the lemon, and add the organic honey to taste.
Drink a glass of warm water with a tablespoon of lemon juice and a teaspoon of black pepper, this will combat nausea as black pepper soothes the stomach, while the smell of lemon will stop the feeling of nausea.
Mix 2 cloves, 10 peppercorns and 15 basil leaves and place them in boiling water. Let the mixture simmer for 15 minutes, strain, and transfer the remedy into a jar with a lid. Add organic honey to sweeten it, and let it cool. Then take this on a daily basis to calm asthma symptoms.
Add a tablespoon of lemon juice, half a teaspoon of black pepper, and a teaspoon of salt to a glass of warm water, and gargle. This will relieve a sore throat and prevent coughing.
To speed up the healing of sores and destroy bacteria, gargle with a mixture of a tablespoon of pink Himalayan salt and warm water.
To treat a toothache, you need to mix half a teaspoon of ground pepper and clove oil, and apply this mixture on the tooth.
Increase your metabolism for weight loss
Mix 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, ¼ tablespoon of ground pepper and a tablespoon of honey in warm water. Lemon contains polyphenols that prevent weight gain, speed up metabolism and regulate insulin levels.
The following remedy will stimulate sneezing and thus unclog your nose. Just smell the mixture of cumin, pepper, cinnamon and cardamom, mixed in a mortar grinding very well and it will make you sneeze.
Dip a cotton ball in some lemon juice and put it in your nostril, tilt your head to prevent blood from dripping down your throat and making you nauseous, and it will stop the bleeding instantly.