Lemon, Salt And Pepper

The virtues of the lemon extend to several areas, from cosmetics to gourmet to medical. Adding salt and pepper to this citrus makes it an effective remedy for many health concerns.

Nature has spoiled us with the benefits of its products. Since the dawn of time our ancestors have been drawing from them to prepare remedies.

Here are the benefits of the 2 basic ingredients of our remedy.

Benefits of pepper:

Pepper, especially black, is one of the best home remedies for cough. This spice has antibacterial properties that fight infections. It also helps to clear the stuffy nose and relieve flu and colds. Pepper also contains piperine, this component is an antispasmodic and cholinergic, these two faculties allow it to reduce intestinal disorders. In small doses, the pepper has a laxative effect but at high dose, on the contrary, it causes constipation.

The list of the virtues of the lemon on the body is long, at their head one finds its faculties antiseptic and antioxidant. Lemon fight against winter infections thanks to its high content of vitamin C. The flavonoids present in this citrus fruit also fight free radicals and reduce the risks of cardiovascular diseases. Rich in pectin, the lemon gives a sensation of satiety which is excellent as part of a slimming diet.

What are the health problems that this mixture heals?

In this article, we reveal the effect of natural recipes based on lemon, salt or pepper on 9 health concerns. Here they are :

1. Clogged nose: This problem hinders breathing and we would obviously like to clear the nose to breathe properly. The effective recipe in this case will cause sneezing. To do this, it is enough to mix equally black pepper, cinnamon, cumin and cardamom seeds. After obtaining a fine powder, place a little on your hand and put it under the nostril and then inhale. Once inspired the powder will cause you to sneeze and consequently your sinuses will be released.

2. The sore throat: For the sore throat one can prepare an aqueous solution that helps to relieve the cough and to sooth the throat. It is a recipe made from: 1 glass of hot water, 1 tablespoon of lemon juice, ½ teaspoon of black pepper, 1 spoon of sea salt. Just put the ingredients in the glass of hot water. Do a gargle several times a day, you will notice an improvement.

3. Gall stones: The deposits of small pebbles on the bile duct can be eliminated by natural remedies. Mix 3 tablespoons of olive oil, 1 teaspoon of black pepper with half a lemon juice. Drink this drink.

4. Canker sores: Salt water is an excellent remedy against canker sores. Put a tablespoon of salt in a glass of hot water. Gargle well while making sure that the water reaches the walls and gum. Then spray the water and repeat this several times until the amount of water is exhausted.

5. Weight Loss: If you try to get rid of a few extra pounds, try this recipe! In a glass of water put ¼ teaspoon of black pepper, 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and a tablespoon of honey. Mix well the ingredients in the water and drink this drink twice a day, first on an empty stomach then in the evening.

6. Nausea: some stomach upset nausea, to get rid of this problem bring a glass of hot water with 1 tablespoon of lemon juice, 1 teaspoon of black pepper. This effective remedy will overcome the nausea.

7. Toothache: For oral problems, we often hear about clove but this recipe adds another ingredient, which is nothing but pepper. Half a spoonful of ground black pepper with a little clove oil. This mixture is applied to the gum and the tooth that hurts us.

8. Asthma crisis: This remedy must be near when you are prone to asthma. In a saucepan, put the equivalent of a cup of water, add 2 cloves, 10 basil leaves and 10 black pepper seeds. Allow the mixture to boil for 15 minutes, then remove from the heat source and pour it into a glass bottle and be sure to seal the bottle thoroughly. Once the mixture has cooled, add 2 tablespoons of honey.

9. Flu and Cold: You can reduce the intensity of the effects of colds or flu by consuming this effective drink. Squeeze half a lemon into a cup of boiling water and then put the half-lemon in the cup for about ten minutes. Remove the lemon from the water and add 1 tablespoon of honey, mix well and drink this mixture.

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