Black pepper soothes an upset stomach while the scent of lemon can stop nausea in its tracks (6,7). If you’re feeling queasy, combine a tablespoon of fresh lemon juice with a teaspoon of black pepper into a tall glass of warm water. Drink slowly for lasting relief.
7. Asthma Attack
If you have an asthmatic family member, prepare this mixture and always keep it on hand. You’ll need add 10 grains of pepper, 2 clove buds and 15 basil leaves to a cup of boiling water. Let it simmer for 15 minutes and stain into a glass jar with a lid. Add 2 tablespoons of raw honey and let it cool.
It can be refrigerated for up to two weeks and taken with milk to improve the taste.
Heal your aching teeth by mixing half a teaspoon each of ground pepper and clove oil and applying the mixture to your sore tooth. To avoid toothache, floss & brush your teeth twice daily and avoid sugary or acidic foods. You can also try oil pulling for an extra deep clean.