The unmistakable taste and pungent smell of garlic for someone unbearable, others sought - in any case, who love him and regularly consumes, providing great service to their health. Not for nothing is said about him, it's a natural panacea.
Garlic contains a large amount of the human body of substances. Whether it's minerals (calcium, iron, magnesium, sodium, potassium, phosphorus, zinc, iodine, selenium, manganese, copper), vitamins (B1, B2, B6, C, A, niacin, folic acid), enzymes .. One of its most important components is alliin, convert to allicin, strong natural antibiotic. Allicin has a very broad spectrum of activity on microorganisms, destroying both viruses and bacteria, because thus garlic called one of the most effective natural antibiotics.
Treatment of influenza, tonsillitis and colds
Diseases of the respiratory garlic has several medicinal properties. Home is just the antibiotic, which leads to destruction of the agents of disease in the body. Instead of synthetically produced antibiotics so we can take regular doses of garlic, 1-2 cloves of garlic at least 3 times a day. While our neighborhood probably will note that this is what we treat, but the result is certainly worth it for.
If you are fighting a cold or flu, is often not over do it, take a sweat .. and here is the perfect helper garlic since it effectively stimulates sweating. Substances contained in garlic cleaning respiratory support and enhance expectoration, we therefore replace synthetic cough drops. Often it is also effective for chronic respiratory diseases and cavities. When tonsillitis helps chew a clove of garlic in the mouth for as long as the truth, it is a recipe for stronger natures. Negligible is not high in vitamins and minerals, substances that weaken the body during illness just appreciate.
Garlic is known for its ability to reduce the levels of bad cholesterol in the blood and increase the contrast level of the worthy cholesterol. That makes him a knight in combat so widespread and dangerous disease - atherosclerosis, hardening of the arteries - reducing throughput with the threat of subsequent clogging of blood vessels. (Arteriosclerosis is the cause of many heart diseases, stroke, thrombosis, heart attacks ..) This disease, although usually only seen in old age, but its prevention is no longer needed in the productive age.
Garlic also thins the blood and dissolve blood clots, which helps protect against thrombosis. Elimination of these sediments dilates blood vessels, improves blood flow and effectively reduces high blood pressure. It improves elasticity of blood vessel walls, thereby treating varicose veins and prevents further formation.
Improvements in vascular permeability is also garlic elixir for male potency, because it improves blood flow to the genitals.
The digestive system
Antibiotic substances contained in garlic can kill harmful microorganisms throughout the gastrointestinal tract. They will help us get rid of catarrh, and various infections of the stomach and intestines. Garlic in moderate doses, also supports the production of bile, which improves digestion.
Ever since ancient times, was used as a purging intestinal parasites from the body, another awesome service provided to us shows for several millennia.
Garlic contains substances that help flush out excess blood sugar, so it is very beneficial for diabetics. People with diabetes will surely appreciate the reduction of cholesterol in the blood, improving blood flow and vascular permeability of the organism, which are common problems associated with diabetes.
Garlic and Cancer
Many professional medical studies have shown that regular consumption of garlic reduces the risk of certain cancers, such as stomach cancer and bowel and prostate cancer. Even in other types of cancer shows the kind of blocker further tumor growth, it is still an object of research with the hope of new possibilities for treatment and prevention of this evil and widespread disease.
Outside the medical use of garlic
Garlic has been used in ancient times as the killer fungus, cold sores but also because it can eradicate microorganisms that cause them. In the form of poultice is attached to the mold affected areas, such as the feet and nails. Powdered garlic is, put on diseased tissue, tied and left to work for several days. Some healers protiplísňového this effect on the skin using today. Experts conventional medicine but also study the positive effects of garlic on the treatment of skin cancer in the external application.
How to consume garlic correctly?
It is important before eating garlic either podrtit, prolisovat or chew properly, just a chance to have an active substance shall be properly released into our bodies.
The normal regular use to prevent suffice 1-2 cloves of garlic a day. During acute illness should be higher doses. (Personally at intense cold or flu without problems consume a large head garlic, divided into 3 parts, morning, noon, evening. But only temporarily, 2-3 days, then I reduce the dose, long-term consumption of such high doses could be irritation of the mucous membranes of the gastrointestinal tract.) is for each to have tracked how much garlic is willing to accept his body in one day.
The disadvantage, people with poor gall bladder, which can cause digestive discomfort garlic heartburn and so on. In small doses, but even for them bearable.
But the truth remains that it distinctive garlic aroma only suppress, never quite beats, or candy, or chewing gum .. f garlic smell, depending on the amount of smell in our breath, and sweat, even several hours after consumption.
If we really garlicky smell exceedingly matter, we turn to food supplements, garlic extract, which is typical odor is reduced to a minimum. Unfortunately, the strength of these tablets is far from reaching effect of fresh garlic.
To sum up .. garlic is a true elixir of our health .. Feed yourself with him, feed him with your loved ones!
Nothing like you put a clove of garlic with a partner and each other to enjoy a healthy breath o)
The author Flu? angina? Cholesterol? diabetes? Garlic ..!: Michaela Vorlová