Garlic is one of the vegetables which has lots of medicinal benefits and it is also known for the humankind for over thousands of years.
The rich content of vitamin A, vitamin C, and B complex vitamins, and also the minerals like copper, calcium, manganese, phosphorus and iron make this vegetable unique and beneficial.
Looking further in the content is it also worth to be mentioned that garlic has lots of amino acids, rare minerals like germanium, tellurium and selenium and also glycosides.
The most important for garlic it the fact that it cannot lose the medicinal properties with cooking.
Health benefits of garlic:
Garlic belongs to the veggies with antimicrobial properties which are very helpful in treating fungi, intestinal parasites, yeast, viruses and bacteria.
The powerful antioxidant properties are strong enough to boost the immune system and to destroy free radicals in the body.
Only 2 or 3 cloves of garlic are enough for a day to treat some health issues like:
Anti-coagulant: it is better to take some garlic and prevent thrombosis than using aspirin which can cause bleeding in the stomach.
Cancer prevention: it is confirmed that garlic has anti-cancer properties which means it can prevent some types of cancer like stomach and colon cancer.
Common cold: you can prevent seasonal cold by taking 2 cloves of garlic daily. In a situation when you already have cold, use garlic for fast recovery and congestion relieving.
Cholesterol: the juice that comes from the garlic can decrease the oxidation of the blood cholesterol and also the plaque that builds up in the arteries which is a series factor for many heart health issues.
Diabetes: one or two garlic gloves per day can significantly decrease the level of sugar into your blood.
Peptic ulcer: because of the antimicrobial property, garlic can kill the bacteria responsible for peptic ulcer (bacterial stomach parasite).
Fungal infection: the fungal infection can be treated and improved with regular usage of raw garlic juice especially athlete’s foot and ear infections can be treated with his juice. All you have to do is to apply on the affected area.
Toxicity: the Sulfur compounds in the garlic can detoxify the blood of heavy metals, leads and toxins.
Wind: reduce your stomach gases by taking small amounts of garlic.
How to consume:
For some people eating raw garlic is kind of a big deal and needs time to get used to it. But think on the all health benefits that you are gaining and include it into your eating regimen.
You can add one or two cloves into your juicer in your favorite juice.
Magical drink before sleeping
Preparation and instructions:
Take 2 cloves of garlic and chop them finely. Try to chop them form 5-6 minute or keep them exposed to air because of the alliinase the garlic enzyme which get released in the touch with air while chopping.
Put the chopped garlic in a spoon and swallow it with some water. Over the night the garlic will pass through your entire digestive system. During that journey the garlic will neutralizes all of the viruses, toxins, harmful bacteria, carcinogens and prevent destroying of healthy cells.
It is already known that garlic with the help of sulfur in the content can detoxify your body, your liver, your blood. Remember that swallowing the garlic will not give you the strong smell as when you eat it. Do not forget to take one glass of water first thing in the morning.
Note: because of the proven health benefits garlic is considered to be taken in amount of 1 or 2 cloves per day. In cooking dishes you can add a bit more.
Special note: careful not to take garlic with some other anti-coagulant drugs.
Do not exaggerate with garlic intake.
Too much using of garlic can cause diarrhea, anemia and excessive gas but it is also rare occurrence.