Salt, Lemon, And Pepper: An Alternative To Pharmaceutical Medications

Many people opt to use these ingredients in treating common ailments due to the reason that modern medical care is generally expensive. These natural remedies are both effective and inexpensive.

Here are ailments or medical conditions that can be treated by sea salt, black pepper, and lemon:

Sore Throat

You can easily get rid of your sore throat by mixing one teaspoon of sea salt, a tablespoon of fresh lemon juice, and half a teaspoon of black pepper. Gargle the mixture a several times daily to feel relieved from a sore throat and stop coughing.


Fresh lemon juices can successfully stop nausea, while the use of black pepper can provide a relief from upset stomach. Just mix one teaspoon of black pepper with a tablespoon of fresh lemon juice in a tall glass of warm water. Drink it until you start feeling well.

Remove Gallstones

Gallstones are the hardened deposits of digestive fluids that accumulate in your gallbladder. It can block the digestive and can be quite painful.

To remove gallstones effectively, simply combine three parts of olive oil, lemon juice, and black pepper and then drink the mixture.


Have a few drops of fresh lemon juice on a cotton ball and place it inside the nostril. In order to stop the blood from dripping into the throat and to prevent nausea, tilt your head slightly forward. For sure this remedy will stop your nosebleed immediately.

Canker Sores

For you to heal the mucous membrane in your oral region, you need to combine a tablespoon of Himalayan salt with a cup of warm water and gargle it after every meal. This remedy will eliminate bad bacteria and support fast healing of canker sores.

Stuffy Nose

Sneezing is one way to get relieved from a stuffy sensation of a clogged nose. However, if it doesn’t work, combine sea salt, black pepper, cardamom seeds, cinnamon, and cumin in a mortar and pestle. Grind the ingredients until powdered and sniff the mixture slowly and then sneeze if off right after.

Weight Loss

Mix two tablespoons of lemon juice, one tablespoon of honey, and ¼ teaspoon of ground black pepper in a glass of warm water. This drink will help speed up your metabolism, prevent weight gain and further boost insulin sensitivity which in turn aids in burning unwanted fat.

Asthma Attack

If you or someone in your family suffer from asthma then this is the remedy you should always keep on hand. You’ll be needing 2 clove buds, 15 basil leaves and 10 grains of pepper. Combine them in a cup of water and wait until it gets to simmer for about 15 minutes. Strain the mixture and add two tablespoons of raw honey then let the mixture cool down. You can drink it with milk to make it tasty.


A half teaspoon of ground pepper added to clove oil can provide relief from a painful toothache. Just apply the mixture on the affected tooth.

Cold And Flu

Get rid of unwanted cold and flu by squeezing half a lemon in a large cup of boiled water. Leave the peel and pulp steep in the water for about 10 minutes. Then, take out the lemon and add a spoonful of organic raw honey into the mixture. Consume the mixture as needed or until you feel relief.