Based on Ayurveda, the black pepper and honey remedy works well for those who are heavily congested. The heat of the pepper combined with it’s natural irritant quality works well to expel mucus and phlegm from the nose and chest.
Ingredients in bold available at The Spice Emporium.
5 black peppers, finely crushed
2 tsp honey
- In a small bowl, mix pepper and honey well.
The mixture can be taken once a day.
Tip: Due to the high concentration of pepper, avoid taking in excessive quantities.
This home remedy is steeped in Indian culture and has been passed down from generation to generation. However, if you think you may be suffering from any medical condition, you should seek immediate medical attention.