Garlic is one of the most often used ingredients in cuisine all over the world. Despite it gives good taste to the food, but it is also very powerful and is able to heal various ailments.
It can act as an extremely powerful medicine if consumed in a raw form.
To be more concrete, garlic can lower high blood pressure and cholesterol, prevent heart attack and coronary heart disease. Moreover, it is able to stop the effects of atherosclerosis.
You can use a garlic bulb as it is effective in case of everyday health issues such as high fever, cold, traveller’s diarrhea, bug bites, fungal infections, and flu.
What’s more, garlic is able to help you manage the enlarged prostate, diabetes and osteoarthritis symptoms.
It can also improve your immunity as well as your body’s ability to remove toxins. If combined with ginger and onion, it helps you detoxify yourself from chemotherapy.
The best way to use garlic
Ideally, garlic should be consumed raw, as allicin, its active ingredient is decentralized by heat.
It is advisable to crush and slice the garlic clove and leave it for about 15 minutes before consuming it. Namely, when a garlic bulb is crushed, it actually activates a reaction that makes allicin more bio-available.
The best way is to consume it on an empty stomach as if the stomach is overwhelmed with food, then, it has difficulties to process as well as absorb all the food’s nutrients.
Combination of raw garlic and honey
You should chop 2-3 garlic cloves into small pieces and combine them with a tablespoon of honey.
If this amazing combination is taken daily, you will feel more energized and healthy.
Garlic flu tonic recipe
If you have sensitive skin, wear gloves and also don’t rub your eyes when you make this tonic as some of the natural oils can result in a skin rash or burn.
- Half yellow onion (roughly chopped)
- 5 garlic cloves (roughly chopped)
- 2 red chili peppers (roughly chopped)
- 1 lemon squeezed juice
- 1 tablespoon of ginger (chopped)
- Some apple cider vinegar (raw and unfiltered)
The roughly chopped onion should be placed in a mason jar of 350 ml to 500 ml. Then, add the chopped garlic, the red chili peppers, seeds and the other ingredients.
Next, you should carefully place some chopped ginger. In addition, in a separate bowl, squeeze the lemon, throw away the seeds and then pour the juice.
At least, add the apple cider vinegar and don’t forget to leave about a cm of room at the top. Just close the jar and place it on the counter or in a pantry.
Your tonic remedy for sore throat, cold, and flu is ready!