While it’s no secret that garlic is a valuable herb used in the cooking of both continental and exotic cuisine. What you might not know is that garlic also has tremendous health benefits and has been used by people in the old days for the treatment of several ailments. Most people may not be too thrilled by its smell, but that should not deter you from enjoying its benefits.
Some of the major health benefits of consuming garlic includes; it helps to regulate your cardiovascular condition, it reduces bad cholesterol (LDL), it combats hypertension and high blood pressure. Other benefits are as follows; it is useful in combating flu, the common cold, diarrhoea, hay fever and fungal infections like athletes foot and yeast infections. Garlic is also useful in soothing the irritation caused by insect bites, it helps to boost your immune system, it detoxifies your body, regulates your blood glucose levels and also prevents prostate enlargement and diabetes.
You can prepare a homemade recipe involving the use of garlic and pure natural honey, to derive a solution that offers you antioxidants and antimicrobial properties that will keep your body healthy always, when the recipe is consumed regularly. Garlic is rich in allicin, which is a compound that is known for its numerous health benefits.
This recipe should be consumed early in the morning before breakfast and on an empty stomach, as you get the best out of the properties of the garlic ingredient when you do so.
Here’s what you need to make an immune boosting garlic recipe, how it’s prepared and consumed
- Garlic cloves – 2 to 3 garlic cloves
- Pure natural honey – 1 tablespoon
- All you need to do is chop the garlic cloves and place it in a jar, add your honey and mix well.
- Consume 2 teaspoons of this recipe daily.
You can also prepare a garlic recipe for combating the common cold and flu symptoms.
Here’s the ingredients you need, how the recipe is prepared and administered
- Ginger – 1 tablespoon
- Red chilli pepper – 2
- Apple cider vinegar
- Organic lemon juice – 1 lemon
- Garlic cloves – 5
- Incorporate all the ingredients in a 350 ml glass jar and leave about one centimetre of space in the jar.
- Leave the jar on your pantry or kitchen cabinet and consume 2 teaspoons of the recipe daily.
Source: Organic Health Team