Do you feel a bump or swelling under your arm? Then you may have an armpit lump. It is caused due to swollen lymph nodes and can be quite painful. Some go away on their own, but some don't. But the good news is you can treat them at home with natural ingredients without having to spend a lot of money.
All you'll need for this home remedy is nutmeg powder and honey; mix the two in a glass of hot water and that's it.
Why it works you ask? Nutmeg has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. These properties may help reduce pain and enable the body to fight infection and swelling caused due to bacterial infections.
Nutmeg which belongs to the nut family, has been used to enhance the flavors of Asian cuisine for centuries, however it contains plenty of health benefits, and its widely used in home remedies to treat various health problems. Nutmeg's health benefits includes promoting digestion, supporting oral health, detoxifying the body, supporting kidney health, treating insomnia, relieving pain and treating cancer. Other benefits includes treating inflammation, promoting blood circulation, supporting immune system, treating acne and delaying aging.
Many studies have been carried out to identify if this miraculous spice can relieve headaches or other body pains. Nutmeg is packed with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties that not only relieve headaches but help ease pain associated with injuries and wounds. Moreover, it is potent enough to combat factors that contribute to chronic inflammation.
Your body needs plenty of antioxidants not only to treat cancerous cells or free radicals but to prevent chronic inflammation and oxidative damage.
Drinking up nutmeg powder mixed in hot water cup can help get rid of the painful lumps in the armpit. If you don’t like the taste, add a spoonful of honey to neutralize the taste. You can repeat this remedy once every day to get rid of armpit lumps.
Add the honey and nutmeg powder to the water and mix it thoroughly.
Drink this water while it is still warm.