One of the most often used vegetable in the cuisine around the world is garlic. It is used for giving the food a better taste, but also it serves as a very powerful ailments healer.
It can especially be powerful medicine when it is eaten raw. It helps in the process of cholesterol levels decreasing, as well as high blood pressure. Garlic can also stop the effects of atherosclerosis and prevent heart attack and coronary heart disease. Also, when you suffer from problems such as flu, bug bites, cold, fungal infections, traveller’s diarrhea, you should definitely try consuming garlic, as it will help you.
It is also powerful in managing the symptoms of osteoarthritis, diabetes, and an enlarged prostate. It can improve your immune system and the ability of your body for toxins removal. When combined with ginger and onion, it can help you in detox from chemotherapy.
How to use it?
You should use garlic when it is raw, because when on heat, its best active ingredient can be destroyed. Before consuming the clove, first crush it and leave it for 15 minutes. When you crush the bulp, it activates a reaction that makes alicin more bio available. You should also know that it should be consumed on an empty stomach, because when it is overwhelmed, it has difficulties in processing and absorbing of the food’s nutrients.
Raw garlic and honey
First chop 2 to 3 cloves of garlic into small pieces and mix them with one tablespoon of honey. Consume this mixture every day in order to feel more energized and healthy as well.
Garlic flu tonic
When you prepare this tonic, first of all wear gloves if you have sensitive skin and don’t rub your eyes because some of the natural oils can trigger a skin rash or burn.
You will need the following ingredients:
– Roughly chopped half yellow onion;
– 5 roughly chopped garlic cloves;
– 2 red chili peppers, also roughly chopped;
– 1 tablespoon of chopped ginger;
– Squeezed juice of 1 lemon;
– Raw and unfiltered apple cider vinegar.
Put the roughly chopped onion into a mason jar of 350 ml to 500 ml. Add the chopped garlic in the jar. Follow with the red chili peppers, seeds and all. Carefully put some chopped ginger. After that, you should squeeze the lemon, but in a separate bowl. Remove its seeds and pour the juice. Also, add the apple cider vinegar into the mixture and leave about a cm of room at the top. Close the jar and place it on the counter or in a pantry. After that, the tonic remedy is ready to use, especially for flu, colds and sore.