Salt, lemon and pepper may seem more like things you’d put on a salad, but these three ingredients actually work separately and together as nature’s medicine. In fact, many communities around the world still rely on these staples to cure everyday ailments.
With the rising cost of medical care in America, many people are revisiting these time-tested methods to help them get back on their feet. Here are 9 everyday health problems you may alleviate with black pepper, lemon and sea salt. Enjoy!
1. Sore Throat
Relieve a sore throat, mix 1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice, half a teaspoon each of black pepper and a full teaspoon of sea salt into a glass of warm water.
Gargle several times a day to soothe a sore throat and prevent coughing (1).