Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Home remedy Part 1 – Greatness of Garlic

Garlic is a household item for Indian and its benefits makes it a great choice for part of every food we cook. Not just cooking, if taken raw, it helps keep up our body fit and save us from dreadful diseases like cholesterol and heart diseases.

Nutrition value:

Garlic is incredibly nutritious.
A 1-ounce (28-gram) serving of garlic contains:
  • Manganese: 23% of the RDA
  • Vitamin B6: 17% of the RDA
  • Vitamin C: 15% of the RDA
  • Selenium: 6% of the RDA
  • Fiber: 0.6 grams
  • Decent amounts of calcium, copper, potassium, phosphorus, iron and vitamin B1
Garlic also contains trace amounts of various other nutrients. In fact, it contains a little bit of almost everything you need.
This comes with 42 calories, 1.8 grams of protein and 9 grams of carbs.

Health Benefits:

Heart and Blood - Garlic is used for many conditions related to the heart and blood system. These conditions include high blood pressure, low blood pressure, high cholesterol, inherited high cholesterol, coronary heart disease, heart attack, reduced blood flow due to narrowed arteries, and "hardening of the arteries" (atherosclerosis).

Cancer Prevention -- Several studies have indicated but not concluded that daily consumption of garlic helps in prevention of stomach and colorectal cancers. It is said to strengthen the immunity of the body against cancer.

Blood Purifier - The root cause of acne is blood contamination and organic way to treat is by purifying your blood from inside to get healthy skin on the outside. Take two cloves of raw garlic with some warm water everyday, early in the morning and consume a lot of water the entire day.

Cold and Flu - Garlic is going to provide you relief from that stubborn cold and flu.

Some people apply garlic oil to their skin or nails to treat fungal infections, warts, and corns. It is also applied to the skin for hair loss and thrush. However, it can be itchy and painful to apply garlic on skin directly.

How to use:

Take 2-4 cloves(pieces) (30-40 grams) of garlic in the morning empty stomach. Empty stomach helps maximum benefits to the body. You can also take it with a spoon of real honey if you are not diabetic.

Side Effects/Precautions (important):

Although, Safe for children and adults, better to avoid in pregnancy as medicine.
Garlic is by nature is hot, so, avoid or take only one clove daily during summers.
Avoid in Asthma, surgeries and medical operations.

This is not a medical advice. Writer is not responsible for any effect or side effects.

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