These three ingredients – salt, pepper and lemon have many other beneficial uses, besides salad dressings. They are also beneficial as a natural remedy.
In fact, they are used as a medicine for treatment of common illnesses all over the world. To contribute more to their use, are the overpriced medical care and treatments, and due to that numerous people are seeking for efficient natural remedies.
Here are the 9 problems that can be treated with sea salt, lemon and black pepper:
1. Stuffy nose
Sneezing can offer a big relief in case of stiffness of the clogged nose. All you need to do it just mix equal amounts of cardamom seeds, cumin, cinnamon and black pepper in a pestle and mortar and then grind them to get powder. Then smell the powder and start sneezing.
2. Canker Sores
Prepare a mixture of one cup warm water and 1 tablespoon of Himalayan salt and swish it in the mouth after eating, in order to treat the mucous membranes in the mouth. It will kill the bad bacteria and speed up the healing process.
Nausea can be prevented just with lemon’s scent and black pepper can calm your upset stomach. Just mix one glass of warm water with 1 teaspoon of black pepper and 1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice. Drink this and you will feel better.
In case of a toothache, make a mixture with 1 teaspoon of clove oil and 1 teaspoon of ground pepper and put it in the tooth. It is also recommended to brush and floss your teeth twice a day to prevent toothache. Also consuming acidic foods and sugary treats is very bad for your teeth.
In case of nosebleed, take one cotton ball and put some lemon juice on it and place it in the nostril. In order to prevent nausea and the blood to drip in your throat, you need to till your head slightly forward. This will instantly stop the nosebleed.
6. Sore Throat
Excellent natural remedy for sore throat is a mixture of 1 teaspoon of sea salt, ½ teaspoon of black pepper and 1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice in one glass warm water. In order to prevent cough and treat the sore throat you need to gargle several times a day.
7. Remove Gallstones
Gallstones are formed from the hardened deposits of the digestive fluids in the gallbladder. They can cause a lot of pain and can also block the digestive system. The usual treatment for them is surgery.
But you can also try using natural remedies. Make a mixture of 1 part lemon and 1 part black pepper and 3 part olive oil.
8. Weight Loss
To accelerate the metabolism and lose some weight, you need to make a mixture of 1 tablespoon of honey, 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and ¼ teaspoon of ground black pepper in a glass of warm water. This is very helpful in burning fat and it also increases insulin sensitivity and hinder weight gain due to lemon’s content of polyphenols.
9. Asthma Attack
In case of asthma diagnosis, you need to have this mixture always with you. This is what you need: 1 cup of boiling water, 15 basil leaves, 2 clove buds and 10 grains of pepper. Put it on heat and let it simmer for about fifteen minutes and then store it in a jar after straining it. You can also put 2 tablespoons of raw honey. It can stay in the fridge for up to two weeks and you can also combine it with some milk.
10. Cold and Flu
If you have caught a cold, just take 1 cup of boiling water and squeeze ½ lemon in it. Leave the lemon with the peel and pulp to steep in the water for about ten minutes. Take out the lemon and add 1 tablespoon of organic raw honey. You can drink this as much as you need, until the symptoms are gone.