In this article, we present three natural ingredients that our ancestors have always used to treat the health problems they face. These include lemon, salt and pepper, ingredients commonly used in cooking, but which also have very interesting therapeutic virtues.
Used in salads, to season dishes and give them more flavor, lemon, salt and pepper are full of benefits. They are full of virtues and contribute to the improvement of health in many ways. They each have amazing properties.
Beginning with lemon, it is known to be a low-calorie food that, despite everything has a high nutritional value. It is especially provided with potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, manganese, iron and copper. It is also an excellent source of vitamin C.
Pepper, its particularity lies in the alkaloid, a piperine it contains. This compound stimulates the secretion of gastric juices, helps the digestive process and facilitates the absorption of nutrients in the body. As for salt, although it is often criticized for the health risks it represents, it is nevertheless essential to the proper functioning of the body. It promotes, healing skin, joint and respiratory disorders.
Here are the health benefits of the combination, lemon, pepper and salt:
1- Sore throat:
Soothe sore throats by mixing 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper and 1 teaspoon salt in water. Gargle with you. This remedy also helps to treat coughs.
Gallstones are fluid deposits that block digestion and cause pain. They can be removed in a natural way. Make a mixture of 3 parts of olive oil and 1 part of lemon and pepper.
3- Wounds in the mouth:
To heal the wounds inside the mouth, mix 1 tablespoon of pink Himalayan salt in warm water and gargle you with. This will kill bacteria and heal wounds faster.
4- Weight loss:
Drink a mixture of lukewarm water with 1/4 pepper, 2 tablespoons lemon juice and 1 tablespoon honey to speed up the metabolism. Polyphenols in lemons can stop weight gain and boost metabolism and regulate insulin.
If you have nausea, add 1 tablespoon lemon juice and 1 teaspoon pepper to a hot water glass. Drink it slowly.
6- Bleeding nose:
Dip a cotton ball in lemon juice and put it in your nostrils. This remedy will stop the bleeding in just a few minutes.
7- Against fever:
In case of fever, prepare yourself a good hot green tea, add a few drops of lemon juice and a teaspoon of honey. Your tea will increase sweating and eliminate toxins faster. You will enjoy the sudorific properties of lemon.
You can also dip your socks in lemon juice, wring them well and put them on. They will absorb the heat of fever and eliminate toxins, which will help lower your temperature.
8- Against asthma attacks:
If you have asthma and you have regular seizures, here’s a 100% natural remedy that can soothe you with the vitamin C in the lemon. In a glass, mix 10 peppercorns, 2 cloves, 10 basil leaves and a few drops of lemon juice then add hot water and let infuse for fifteen minutes. A few minutes before the end of the infusion, add 2 tablespoons of natural honey (thyme or euphorbia for example).
This drink is consumed daily before going to bed to reduce the frequency of seizures and facilitate breathing thanks to the antioxidant properties of pepper.