Lemon, black pepper and sea salt are the three ingredients from our kitchen that can act as medicine. These food ingredients when combined together can be used to treat the following seven health conditions:
- Stomach ache relief
Mix one tablespoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice and a teaspoon of black pepper in a glass of warm water and drink this mixture slowly.
- Alleviating sore throat
Get rid of the pain in the throat with the following mixture: one tablespoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice, half teaspoon of black pepper and a teaspoon of sea salt mixed in a glass of warm water. Gargle several times a day to afflict sore throat and prevent coughing.
- Nasal congestion
Mix the same amount of black pepper, cinnamon, cumin, cardamom seeds in a bowl, then grind the ingredients into a powder. Your medicine is ready. Now slowly inhale the fragrant mixture.
- Asthma treatment
In a pot of boiling water put 10 grains of black pepper, 2 cloves and 15 basil leaves. Allow to simmer for 15 minutes, then strain the mixture into a jar (with a lid).
Add two tablespoons of honey and leave it to cool down. This mixture can be stored in the refrigerator up to two weeks. If you want to numb the taste, drink it with milk.
Put a little lemon juice on a piece of cotton wool and put it in your nostril. Tilt your head forward easily to prevent the flow of blood back to the head. Bleeding from the nose is expected to stop within a few minutes.
Mix a teaspoon of ground black pepper and clove oil and spread this mixture on the ailing tooth. The mixture will relieve the unpleasant pain.
- Weight loss
In a glass of warm water, mix a quarter teaspoon of soft ground black pepper, two tablespoons of lemon juice and one tablespoon of honey, and drink this mixture to speed up your metabolism and encourage weight loss.
The polyphenols in the lemon prevent obesity and promote sensitivity to insulin, which helps in burning fat.