You can find garlic in every possible cuisine on earth. It’s flavorful, it’s incredibly powerful at healing common ailments, and it helps you maintain your health. Although mostly you cook garlic, eating it raw can actually transform this popular vegetable into a highly potent medicine.Garlic helps lower high blood pressure and cholesterol and it can also prevent coronary heart diseases, as well as heart attacks. On top of that, garlic is also perfect for everyday health problems, some of which are the following: hayfever, cold, flu, traveler’s diarrhea, bug bites, or even fungal infections. Another important thing garlic does is boost the immune system and your body’s ability to get rid of toxins. Combined with ginger and onion, it can even help you detox from chemotherapy.
UsageIt’s better to eat garlic raw, because otherwise,the active ingredient called allicin which is found in garlic gets denaturalized by heat. But, do you wonder why we’re asking you to eat it on an empty stomach? Well, it’s simple: When your stomach is full, it can be harder for your body to process and absorb all the nutrients the food has to offer. And if you ate some junk food before, then your body is gonna get more out of that, then it would from the garlic. A great way to add raw garlic to your diet is to mix it with honey:
- Take 2-3 cloves of garlic and chop them into small pieces.
- Mix it with a spoonful of honey.
How To Make A Garlic Flu TonicIf you have sensitive skin, wear gloves and do not to rub your eyes while you are making this tonic, because some of the natural oils can cause a rash or burns on the skin. Ingredients
- Half a yellow onion, roughly chopped
- 5 cloves of garlic, roughly chopped
- 2 red chili peppers, roughly chopped
- 1 heaping tablespoon of ginger, roughly chopped
- Juice of one lemon
- Apple cider vinegar