Garlic is one of the most popular foods and spices in the world – it is used in almost any cuisine as a food flavoring, but it can also treat different diseases and conditions. Consuming raw garlic can be a miraculous remedy – it can lower your blood pressure and cholesterol, prevent coronary artery disease, atherosclerosis and heart attack.
Garlic can also help you if you’re suffering from hayfever, traveler’s diarrhea, cold, flu, insect bites or fungal infections. Besides treating these problems, garlic can strengthen your immune system and flush out toxins from your body, and combined with ginger and onion, it can help you recover from chemotherapy.
How to use garlic?
Garlic is best consumed raw due to the presence of its active ingredient, allicin. When you crush a garlic bulb, leave it for 15 minutes before consumption in order to activate the reaction that makes allicin bio available. Raw garlic should be consumed on an empty stomach in order to absorb all its nutrients.
Here are a few garlic remedies which can help you defeat numerous ailments:
Raw garlic and honey
Chop 2-3 garlic cloves in small pieces and mix them with a tablespoon of organic honey and take the combination every day to feel rejuvenated.
Garlic flu tonic
Before preparing this tonic, put on gloves if you have sensitive skin.
5 chopped garlic cloves
2 red chili peppers
1 tablespoon of chopped ginger
Half a chopped yellow onion
Fresh lemon juice (from 1 lemon)
Raw apple cider vinegar
Put the onion in a glass jar, then add the garlic and chili peppers. Add the ginger next and squeeze the lemon in. In the end, pour the ACV and leave about a centimeter at the top. Close the jar tightly and put it in a dark and cold place. Use the remedy against sore throat, colds or flu.
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