Lemon, salt, and pepper are not just great ingredients for salads, but they can also be very useful in the treatment of numerous diseases, without causing any of the side-effects that are commonly associated with the use of medications.
Here is a list of the problems that can be solved by these super ingredients:
Mix a teaspoon of salt, half a teaspoon of black pepper, and a tablespoon of lemon juice in a glass of lukewarm water and gargle the mixture few times a day to cure your sore throat and prevent coughs.
Sneezing can help you relieve your stuffed nose. You are likely to feel an instant urge to sneeze by sniffing a mixture made up of black pepper, cumin, cardamom, and cinnamon. It is recommended to sniff the mixture slowly in order to clear your stuffy nose quickly.
Gallstones not only block the digestive system, but they can also cause unbearable pain. Most patients usually undergo surgery to remove them.
But luckily, you also get rid of them in a natural way. Mix 3 parts of olive oil, 1 part of black pepper, and 1 part of lemon juice. Drink this mixture every morning to dissolve your gallstones.
In order to speed up your metabolism, mix 2 tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice, ¼ of a teaspoon of ground black pepper, and a tablespoon of organic honey into a glass of lukewarm water. For best results, you should drink this mixture every day. This elixir will also enhance your insulin sensitivity (which increases your fat-burning potential) due to the high levels of polyphenols in lemons.
Add a teaspoon of black pepper and tablespoon of lemon juice to a glass of lukewarm water and drink the mixture to relieve nausea and soothe your stomach.
Mix a tablespoon of Himalayan salt into a glass of warm water and swish the solution in your mouth after each meal to heal the mucus membranes in your oral cavity. This will help you eliminate bad bacteria and heal the sores a lot faster.
The combination of ½ teaspoon of clove oil and ½ teaspoon of ground pepper is a great natural remedy for a toothache. For best results, you should floss and carefully brush your aching tooth with this mixture twice a day. Also, remove sugar and acidic foods from your diet.
Cold and Flu
Squeeze a lemon and add it to a cup of warm water. Drink this mixture twice a day to reduce cold symptoms. Another option is to leave the lemon pulp and peel in the cup for 10-15 minutes. Then, take them out, stir in a tablespoon of organic honey and drink the mixture while it is still warm. It is recommended to consume this natural remedy until you notice improvements.
Apply some freshly squeezed lemon juice on a cotton ball and put it in your nostril to stop a nosebleed immediately. Make sure to tilt your head a little bit forward in order to stop the blood from dripping into your throat and prevent nausea.