Garlic is antiviral, antifungal, antibacterial, anti-parasitic and anti-tumor!
It treats infections of all kinds including colds, flus, sore throats, bronchitis, stomach flu, and intestinal worms. Studies show taking garlic supplements reduces the number and length of colds.
Great for Digestion
It is a digestive aid and will relieve excessive gas, bloating, and other digestive issues.
It is Anti inflammatory
Garlic contains diallyl disulfide an anti-inflammatory compound that limits the effects of pro-inflammatory cytokines. It greatly reduces chronic inflammation which is the root of many diseases. . If you have sore and inflamed joints or muscles, you can rub them with garlic oil.
It’s Great for the Heart!
It reduces high blood pressure and is a blood cleanser. It also reduces cholesterol. Taking a daily garlic supplement (or eating roughly four cloves a day) helps blood flow more easily through the body and lower high blood pressure.
Decongestant Aid: Bronchitis & Whooping Cough
Garlic has a strong decongestant effect and expectorant action. It is useful for sickness where phlegm or mucus is a problem. It also reduces fever and kills off underlying infection.
It Lowers Blood Sugar in Diabetics:
It improves the function of the pancreas and increases the secretion of insulin. To be effective in controlling blood sugar levels it should be eaten at every meal in significant qualities. (Or capsules/tinctures taken at every meal.)
Studies found garlic supplements were more effective than placebo treatments at reducing triglycerides, fasting blood sugar, total cholesterol, LDL (bad) cholesterol, and HbA1c in people with diabetes.
A 2017 review included nine high quality studies that gave people. Study participants with type 2 diabetes and given daily garlic supplements in doses of 0.05–1.5 grams experienced significant reductions in blood sugar and blood lipid levels.
It is highly nutritious!
One raw clove contains: manganese, selenium, vitamin C, vitamin B6 and fiber. It also contains a good amount of calcium, copper, potassium, phosphorus, iron and vitamin B1.
Add more garlic to your diet and you will be adding to your health!!