Did you know that you can utilize the use of pepper, salt and lemon as medications, besides the use in the kitchen?
These ingredients in fact can be used for medical purposes in order to alleviate health conditions. Also the price for treatments that involves these ingredients is incomparable with the ones produced by the pharmaceutical companies. It is easy to prepare and you can do it from the comfort of your home.
Here are the 10 most common medical uses of these ingredients:
- Treat sore throat
You can eliminate sore throat by consuming 1 tablespoon of lemon juice (fresh), ½ teaspoon of black pepper and 1 teaspoon of sea salt. Mix all ingredients in a glass of warm water and gargle with the mixture. Use it at least couple of times during the day in order to get rid of sore throat and coughing.
- Running nose
You can alleviate running and stuffiness of your nose by mixing equal amounts of cinnamon, cumin, cardamom seeds, and black pepper into a mortar and pestle. Make sure that you grind these ingredients well until you get fine powder. You should smell this mixture gently and embrace the sneeze.
- Remove gallstones
Gallstones are the solidified deposits of the fluids that are digested in the gallbladder. Such formation of gallstones can obstruct the digestive system and give you uncomfortable feeling. In most of the cases gallstones are removed surgically, but in fact there is natural way to get rid of it. You will need to prepare a mixture which consists of ¾ of olive oil and ¼ of lemon and black pepper. This mixture will help you dissolve the stones in the gallbladder.
- Canker sores
In order to recover the mucous membranes in your mouth you will need to mix 1 tablespoon of Himalayan salt in warm water. This mixture will help you get rid of bacteria in your mouth as well as improve the healing process.
- Losing weight
Utilizing the use of the ingredients can help the process of weight loss. You will need to mix 2 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice, 1 tablespoon of honey and ¼ teaspoon of black pepper into a glass of warm water. This mixture will improve your metabolism and will result with weight loss. Lemon contains polyphenols which are great for weight loss and burning fat.
You may soothe the indigestion with the use of black pepper, but also you can stop nausea with the lemon aroma. You will need to mix one tablespoon of fresh lemon juice and one teaspoon of black pepper with warm water. Consume this mixture until you start feeling improvement.
- Asthma attack
Consider having this mixture constantly prepare especially if you have someone in your home with asthma. In order to prepare this mixture you will need 2 clove buds, 10 grains of pepper and 15 basil leaves. Boil these ingredients for 15 minutes and afterwards strain the mixture in a glass jar. At the end you can add raw honey in it and leave it aside to cool off. Place the mixture in your fridge for 2 weeks. When using make sure that you consuming it with milk in order to improve the taste.
You can use these ingredients to get rid of toothache. Mix ½ teaspoon of ground pepper and ½ teaspoon of clove oil. Apply the mixture on the sore tooth. Also you can brush your teeth at least 2 times a day in order to get rid of toothache. Avoid using sweets and acidic foods if you want your teeth to remain healthy.
- Flu and cold
In order to get rid of cold and flu you will need to squeeze half lemons in a glass with boiled water. Leave the pulp and the peel to stay in the water for at least 10 minutes. Add one tablespoon of organic honey and consume the remedy.
If you have problems with nosebleed you should take one cotton ball and dip it into lemon juice. Put this cotton ball in the nostril and tilt your head forwards in order to prevent blood dripping in the throat. This way you will also prevent nausea. The nosebleed will stop immediately.
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