Betel leaves to cure sore throat

Betel leaves have been used in Ayurveda and Sidha medicinal practices since ancient times. It has many curative properties in it. Betel leaves are rich in vitamin C, thiamine, niacin, riboflavin and carotene. They are also a great source of calcium. Betel leaves cure sore throat, aids digestion, promotes weight loss and reduces joint pain.

Now let’s see how to use Betel leaf to cure sore throat. Follow the simple instructions in this DIY

How to use Betel leaf to cure sore throat – Recipe

  • 2 Betel leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Honey
  • 5 or 6 Black pepper corns
  1. To cure sore throat, all you need is honey, pepper corns and fresh betel leaves.
  2. First, place black pepper corns in a clean and dry mortar.
  3. Crush it well.
  4. Add freshly crushed pepper corns to honey.
  5. Mix well to form a thick paste.
  6. Clean the betel leaves. Place one leaf on top of the other. Now, place the honey-pepper paste on the center of the top leaf.
  7. Once you place the paste in the center, fold the leaf. Eat it as it is.
  8. Eat the leaf by chewing slowly, so that the extract from it passes slowly through the throat.

This method can be followed twice a day until you find relief.

Kripa Sivasubramanian, MBA, earned her Master’s degree in Business. After a long stint in the Technology sector, she took up courses in natural medicine and yoga. Ms. Kripa is certified in Ayurvedic yoga for Dosha. She is also certified by Stanford University School of Medicine in Introduction to Food and Health.