Salt, pepper and lemon are not just the things we put in our salad. These ingredients can also be used as natural alternatives for the conventional medicines.
They can be used separately or together, but the results are still incredible, sometimes even better than medicine.
Nowadays, medical care has become more expensive than ever, so we are searching for alternative solution in the traditional medicine. These few amazing natural remedies will help you restore your health and get back on your feet. These 3 kitchen ingredients can treat the following 10 common health conditions:
- Sore throat:
Sore throat can be relieved with the help of these 3 ingredients. Mix half a teaspoon of black pepper, 1 tbsp. of freshly squeezed lemon juice and 1 tsp. of sea salt in a glass of warm water. Use the mixture for gargle, few times a day. This will soothe the sore throat and prevent coughs.
- Cancer sores:
For treating the mucous mouth membrane, mix 1 tbsp. of Himalayan salt in a cup of warm water and apply it on the affected area after every meal. This will remove the bad bacteria in the mouth and improve the healing process.
You can also add some lemon juice- it will burn but the cancer sores will be gone in no time.
Gallstones are hardened deposits of digestive fluids in the gallbladder. They can be very painful and they can clog up the digestive system. They are usually removed surgically, but there is also an alternative solution: Take 1 part of black pepper, 1 part of lemon juice and 3 parts of olive oil, mix them together and drink the mixture.
- Weight loss:
This elixir is excellent for weight loss and boosting the metabolism. Mix 1 tbsp. of honey, 2 tbsp. of lemon juice and ¼ tsp. of ground black pepper in a glass of warm water. Lemon contains polyphenols which can protect you from gaining weight. Also, they improve insulin sensitivity, which helps the process of fat burning.
Black pepper contains piperine which prevents formation of fat cells.
- Stuffy nose:
All you need to do is order to relieve the clogged up nose is to sneeze. A mixture of equal parts cinnamon, cumin black pepper and cardamom seeds will cause a sneeze if you slowly smell the powder.
For relieving tooth pain, mix half a teaspoon of ground pepper with half a teaspoon of clove oil and apply it on the sore tooth. To avoid toothaches, brush and floss your teeth at least twice a day and reduce the intake of acidic and sugary foods to the minimum.
- Asthma attacks:
If you suffer from asthma, you should always have this remedy prepared. Mix 10 grains of pepper, 2 clove buds and 15 basil leaves with a cup of boiling water, and let them simmer for 15 minutes, then strain the mixture and add 2 tbsp. of raw honey. Consume this liquid every day. Keep it store in the fridge. For better taste, you can also add some milk.
Lemon scent is excellent for stopping nausea and black pepper can soothe the upset stomach. Combine 1 tbsp. of freshly squeezed lemon juice and 1 tsp. of black pepper in a glass of warm water and drink the mixture slowly, for better results.
To stop a nosebleed, apply just a bit of fresh lemon juice to a cotton ball and put it in the nostril that is bleeding. In the same time, slightly tilt the head forward. This will prevent the blood from going into the throat and the nosebleed will stop very soon.
- Colds and flu:
Squeeze half a lemon, then add the juice to a pot of boiled water as well as the lemon. Cover the pot and let it stay for 10 minutes, then remove the lemon. Let it cool a bit before adding 1 tablespoon of organic honey. Drink this tea during the whole day, until the symptoms are relieved or gone.