Garlic is one of the oldest cultivated plants in the world, Native to central Asia. Ancient Egyptians is the first that have been cultivate this plant that played an important role in their culture. It was known in both China and India and the latter country used it for therapeutic purposes.
Garlic has been a useful plant in many cultures for both culinary and medicinal purposes. It is usually served cooked, but Garlic can be a powerful medicine if you eat this uncooked.
For common health problems, constantly eating of garlic can help take care of osteoarthritis, diabetes and an enlarged prostate.
For the heart health, garlic helps protect against heart disease and heart attack and also setback the effects of vascular disease. It also lower high blood pressure and cholesterol.
With the combination of ginger and onion, it can even help you detox from chemotherapy.
Crush and chop up the clove and leave it for 15 minutes before eating. Crushing the bulb stimulates a chemical reaction that will make allicin (an active ingredient, denaturalized by heat) more bioavailable.
Chop 2-3 cloves of garlic into small pieces and mix it with a spoonful of honey. It is one great way to include into your diet
Garlic and Honey should consume on an empty stomach, simply because, when your stomach is overwhelmed with food, it might be more difficult for your body to process and absorb all of the nutrients the food has to offer.
HOW TO MAKE A GARLIC FLU TONIC
NOTE: Make sure you wear gloves in case you have sensitive skin, also don’t rub your eyes as you put this tonic together, as some of the natural oils can cause a skin rash or burn.
- Half a yellow onion, roughly chopped
- 5 cloves of garlic, roughly chopped
- 2 red chili peppers, roughly chopped
- 1 tablespoon of ginger, roughly chopped
- Juice of one lemon
- Apple cider vinegar, organic
- Begin with a 350ml to 500ml Mason jar and fill it with the roughly chopped onion.
- Put the roughly chopped garlic next.
- Then add the red chili peppers, seeds.
- Next, carefully layer some chopped ginger.
- Squeeze the lemon into another bowl, and pour the juice next (dispose the seeds)
- Fill up Mason jar with apple cider vinegar, leaving about a cm of room at the very top.
- Cap your jar
- Your garlic flu is ready!