Healing with garlic pays homage to the fact that garlic has a
rich and illustrious history as a healing food and has been used for
centuries as a home remedies haven for dozens of complaints.
Of all the healing herbs, garlic is probably the one most studied, and as we will see below, more than likely with good reason.
Having said this, and you are interested in healing with garlic, lets
take a simple look at what this miracle food contains and why certain
ailments can be treated or prevented by adding this healthy herb to your
Adenosine contained in garlic and onions is believed to be a smooth-muscle relaxant which helps increase blood vessel width.
Right, now we know what wonderful healing compounds are found in garlic, let's see how we can put them to good use.
Garlic contains Selenium and we only require a small amount of this essential trace mineral, but it is of critical importance as it is a major anti-oxidant and should be used as a healing with garlic home remedy.
Compounds found in garlic help suppress cholesterol production in the liver.
You have heard through the grapevine that garlic is the herb of choice,for lowering your high blood pressure and you want to know why?
Well, garlic is reputed to lower high blood pressure due to the adenosine compound found in garlic which acts as a smooth muscle relaxant allowing the blood vessels to dilate.
One of the scariest things in this world must be when you are told that you or one of your loved ones has cancer.
Check out the compounds contained in garlic, set out above, and see why healing with garlic has long had a reputation for been one of our most powerful allies in the ongoing fight against cancer.
Garlic has well documented infection fighting properties, and should be used as a natural antibiotic to help fight colds and flu.
Healing with garlic and its potent germ killing powers have shown that it can be used as a home remedy for colds and flu and becomes a formidable force when taken with honey.
Along with cancer, AIDS is probably the most frightening diagnoses one can be given by your doctor.
There is no concrete evidence in humans that the HIV virus (caused by aids) can be prevented, slowed down or stopped by food substances, but there are some intriguing possibilities that certain food compounds may help boost immune functioning.
The diallyl sulphides contained in garlic, are good for boosting the immune system, by stimulating the body's natural defenses.
The allicin (see list above) and its potent healing properties improves resistance to infection and fights bacteria like an anti-biotic.
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"The art of healing comes from nature and not from the Physician. Therefore the Physician must start from nature with an open mind."
~ Paracelsus ~
If you can't stand your garlic breath, then the chances are that those around you don't appreciate it either so take a look at some useful tips on how to stop a garlic breath!!
Try chewing fresh parsley after you have eaten garlic....
Brush your teeth immediately afterwards, not allowing the garlic to get stuck between your teeth....
Or else, try using dietary supplements that are available....
Just 75g of oats daily can help lower your cholesterol level. It's also a great natural way to supplement the minerals magnesium and zinc.
It helps stabilize your blood-sugar level and eases constipation.
Oats also contain psychoactive compounds that may combat nicotine cravings and have anti-depressant powers
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