Garlic is one of the ingredients that are most often used in cuisine around the world. It gives good taste to the food, but also is very powerful and can heal many ailments. Consuming it raw can be an amazing and powerful medicine. It helps decreasing cholesterol and high blood pressure. Garlic stops the effects of atherosclerosis and prevents heart attack and coronary heart disease. If you have problems like as flu, bug bites, cold, fungal infections, traveller’s diarrhea you should definitely consider trying garlic.
Moreover, garlic can help you manage the symptoms of osteoarthritis, diabetes, and an enlarged prostate. It can improve your immunity and the body’s ability to remove toxins. Garlic combined with ginger and onion can aid you detox from chemotherapy.
How to use garlic?
The best way to consume garlic is raw, because allicin, its active ingredient is decentralized by heat. Before consuming it crush and slice the clove, and leave it for 15 minutes. When you crush the bulp, it activates a reaction that makes alicin more bio available. Be aware of the fact that it should be eaten on an empty because if the stomach is overwhelmed with food, it has difficulties to process and absorb all the food’s nutrients.
Raw Garlic and Honey
Chop 2-3 garlic cloves into small pieces. Mix them with a tablespoon of honey. If you take this combination every day, you will feel more energized and healthy.
Garlic Flu Tonic
Wear gloves if you have sensitive skin and don’t rub your eyes when you make this tonic because some of the natural oils can trigger a skin rash or burn.
- Roughly chopped half yellow onion
- 5 roughly chopped garlic cloves
- 2 red chili peppers, also roughly chopped
- 1 tablespoon of chopped ginger
- Squeezed juice of 1 lemon
- Raw and unfiltered apple cider vinegar
How to prepare it?
In a mason jar of 350 ml to 500 ml place the roughly chopped onion. Next, add the chopped garlic. Follow with the red chili peppers, seeds and all. Then, carefully place some chopped ginger. Squeeze the lemon in a separate bowl, throw away the seeds and then pour the juice. At the end add the apple cider vinegar and leave about a cm of room at the top. Close the jar and place it on the counter or in a pantry. Now you can start using the tonic remedy for flu, cold and sore.