Natural medicine is without a doubt, making a comeback in these past few years thanks to its efficiency, low cost and simplicity. Another thing which makes natural medicine better than conventional medications and treatments is that there is no risk of any unpleasant or body-harming side-effects.
In this article, we are going to introduce you yet another natural remedy with a list of health benefits, and it only requires the combination of two ingredients, which chances are you already have around your kitchen. The two ingredients are lemon juice and olive oil, and to prepare the remedy, all you have to do is mix a teaspoon of lemon juice and a teaspoon of olive oil.
Some of its top health benefits are:
- Fights constipation
The olive oil and lemon juice combination helps lubricate the digestive mucus, while stimulating the function of the bladder and gallbladder as it is loaded with antioxidants and helps flush toxins out of our body.
2. Cardio protective effect
Olive oil is loaded with fatty acids that are known to help control and stimulate blood circulation, while regulating bad cholesterol. It also possesses powerful anti-inflammatory properties.
3. It regulates the liver and gallbladder
If you are feeling heavy, tired or swollen, this is a result of our body being intoxicated. If this happens, it is best to consume the mixture in order to eliminate all of the toxins from our body.
4. Articular or rheumatic pains
The mixture contains anti-inflammatory properties so powerful that consuming it every morning can eliminate annoying pains.
5. To strengthen skin, nails and hair
If your nails happen to be splintered, brittle, fragile or weak, prepare mixture of 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice. Once done, soak your nails in the mixture for 10 minutes every day before going to bed. In just a short period of time, your nails will be shiny and good as new.
A similar method can also improve your hair, and make it strong, shiny and healthy, while controlling dandruff. Lemon and olive oil contain antiseptic and astringent qualities that can help maintain a smooth skin, healthy body and a shiny hair. Just mix and drink a tablespoon of olive oil mixed with freshly squeezed lemon juice and you’re good to go.