It is really needless to say that eating raw garlic was one of the very common habits since long times and that the garlic was used as a very powerful natural remedy.
It is also well known that the old Egyptians, during the build of the pyramids, were giving raw garlic to the work slaves so they can keep their condition in the good state. The raw garlic is the main ingredient in the famous ancient Tibetan remedy which was written over 2000 years ago.
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During the history of wars in every part of the world, when starving and poverty were present everywhere, the raw garlic presented a noble remedy and cure for many types of diseases. Eating raw garlic, pumpernickel (brown bread) and yogurt were the main meals of the 100 years old Caucasian people. Also, two centuries ago one Japanese research confirmed that the garlic has a positive effect for treating the Beriberi disease.
Our traditional medicine pays a great respect to this herb and does so it is a very common ingredient in many balms and natural remedies. There’s an old saying among some people which states that: “The one who is eating one clove of garlic every morning during 40 days period, will be able to see the stars even trough the day”.
Today’s modern medicine scientific research only confirms all previous knowledge about this plant to which mankind came through centuries of experience handed down from generation to generation. In pharmacies around the world, there is a large number of garlic-based plant preparations, which are used as auxiliary curative and preventive agents.
The health benefits of eating raw garlic
In the first place, the garlic lowers blood pressure and cholesterol levels in the blood. Next, this herb is a proven antibiotic, so it is very often used in the fight against cold and flu, and is useful as a preventive measure against these diseases.
At the beginning of catching the flu or a cold, it is best to take one or two cloves of garlic. This herb effectively kills bacteria, viruses and fungi, but may initially prevent further development of the disease. If the disease still appears, it will still help you, because the garlic is a powerful antibiotic, alleviating cough and mucus.
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Regular consumption of garlic reduces the risk of cancer, increases immunity and antibody production in the body. It has been confirmed that it works against tumor cells and is useful provisional natural means for cancer treatment.
Protects blood vessels and reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke. Believe it or not, the garlic reduces fatigue, tension, anxiety and improves mood, thanks to the mineral selenium contained in its composition.
Garlic acts preventively against intestinal parasites, so the people who regularly consume this food can hardly catch a parasite in the intestine. Lambrija (parasitic bowel disease), was successfully treated with the help of fresh garlic and was healed after a few days. The garlic is also a very strong fighter against fungal infections.
Garlic, used in small quantities as a food additive which causes gasses (beans, peas …), reduces stomach bloating. Otherwise, this plant is an excellent antioxidant, slows the aging process and effectively protects against many chronic diseases, cataracts, bronchitis, Parkinson’s disease.
It is interesting to say that babies during breastfeeding, drink a larger amount of milk if the mother just before the breastfeeding was consuming garlic. At the same time, this will not cause additional unwanted spasms in the baby. This information can be helpful for mothers whose babies have less appetite.
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The raw garlic possesses healing properties both in fresh and in cooked form and it is important to know that against parasites, fungi, viruses and bacteria, it is recommended the use of fresh garlic. In cooked form it gives the best results for the protection of blood vessels, against infarction and thrombosis, while the pickled garlic is recommended as protection from cancer.
White garlic, lemon and honey against aging
Preparation: Finely grind 10 heads of garlic. Mix it with 1 kg of honey and juice of 10 lemons. Store it in a glass bowl, cover it and leave to rest for 8-10 days. After that, twice a day, before meals, take one tablespoon of the mixture.
This mixture of garlic, lemon and honey slow down the process of aging.
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