One of the most widely used ingredients in almost every cuisine around the globe is garlic. Eating raw garlic can help you with a lot of medical conditions and even doctors recommend it. It can help you to lower high blood pressure and cholesterol, prevent coronary heart disease and heart attack. It’s also very beneficial in reducing the effects of atherosclerosis. Only one garlic clove can help you with everyday health problems like hay fever, cold, flu, bug bites and fungal infections. Garlic can also help you manage the symptoms of osteoarthritis, diabetes, and an enlarged prostate. It’s an excellent immune system booster and can give you a full body detox.Also, if you mix it with onion and ginger it can alleviate chemo side-effects.
How to use garlic?
Garlic is best consumed raw because its active ingredient – allicin loses its properties if it’s processed thermally.To make the alicin more bio available, you need to crush the garlic and leave it for around 15 minutes before consumption.
It is recommended to consume it on an empty stomach. This is because when your stomach is full it is harder to absorb it and takes more time.
Honey and raw garlic
Mix chopped 2-3 garlic cloves with a tablespoon of honey. This combination will make you more energizes and of course healthier overall.
Garlic Flu Tonic
If you have delicate skin you should wear gloves and do not in any case rub your eyes when you prepare this tonic, since a portion of the oils can trigger a skin rash or burning sensation.
- Half yellow onion, roughly chopped
- 5 garlic cloves, roughly chopped
- 2 red chili peppers, roughly chopped
- A tablespoon of chopped ginger
- Lemon juice of 1 lemon
- Raw and unfiltered apple cider vinegar
In a big jar of 350 ml to 500 ml put the chopped onion and then add the chopped garlic.Next add the chili peppers, with the seeds and put the ginger on top.
Then add the squeezed lemon juice and lastly pour in the ACV. Make sure you have at least 1cm of empty space on top.
Close the lid tightly and store the remedy in a storeroom.
You can start consuming the tonic the next day. It’s the best solution for sore throat, cold, and influenza.