Healing with garlic pays homage to the fact that this smelly bulb type plant has a rich and illustrious history as a healing food that has been used for centuries as a natural home remedy for dozens of different complaints.
Of all the herbs, this is probably the one most studied, and as we will see below, more than likely with good reason.
Having said this, 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.
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 this is the herb of choice,for lowering your high blood pressure and you want to know why?
Well, it 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.
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.
allicin (see list above) and its potent healing properties improves
resistance to infection and fights bacteria like an anti-biotic.
"the art of healing comes from Nature and not from the Physician - therefore the Physician must start with nature with an open mind".
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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, if you must use garlic then try using dietary supplements that are available....
The information on this site does not constitute medical advice. Always consult with your Health Professional.