Garlic is one of the most powerful veggies you will ever use. We really hope that you consume it regularly, because garlic is the ultimate powerhouse. Ancient civilizations used it as a natural remedy for everything. Historical records confirm that garlic was used by the ancient Greeks, Romans, Egyptians and Chinese.
Allicin gives garlic its immense power. It’s a sulfuric compound that’s active only when you crush/chop the garlic clove.
Many people don’t like garlic because of its strong smell, but trust us, it has an extraordinary taste. Try to add it to your menu, and you’ll be surprised by its effect.
- Fights diseases
Garlic relieves cold symptoms, and you will feel better within a day. Your body will be able to heal faster.
- Lowers blood pressure
Garlic lowers blood pressure. If you don’t like its strong taste, use garlic supplements, as they have a similar effect to the raw product. Garlic supplements are better than any medication for high blood pressure. No side effects or complications!
- Regulates cholesterol levels
Use garlic to lower high cholesterol. According to studies, garlic supplements reduce bad cholesterol by 15%. Amazing, right?
- Prevents dementia and Alzheimer’s disease
Antioxidants in garlic destroy free radicals, thus preventing neurodegenerative issues. Add more garlic to your food, and enjoy its power.
- Eliminates heavy metals
Scientists observed a group of factory workers who were exposed to lead. According to the results of this study, 3 doses of garlic per day reduced the concentration of lead in these people by 20%.
Other health benefits
- Strengthens bones
- Boosts athletic performance
- Provides healthy amount of nutrients
- It’s low in calories
Don’t know how to use garlic? Just keep reading!
Garlic broth (cold and flu remedy)
- 2 garlic bulbs
- A handful of herbs (sage, parsley, cilantro, etc.)
- Freshly ground black pepper
- 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Chop up the first garlic bulb, and put it in a separate bowl. Take the other bulb, and separate the cloves. Peel and crush them.
Cook the crushed garlic cloves with some olive oil on medium temperature until soft and golden brown. Add 2 quarts of water, and bring it to a boil. Add in the herbs, and the rest of the garlic. Simmer for 40 minutes or until the liquid is reduced by half.
Season with salt and pepper to taste. Strain your broth, and you’re ready to eat.
Source: Natural Cures And Home Remedies