Garlic is one of the most used ingredients in every cuisine on the planet. Not just because of its flavor, it is also incredibly powerful at healing common ailments. Although garlic is often served cooked, eating it raw can actually transform this popular spice into a potent medicine.
When it comes to hearth health, garlic helps to lower high blood pressure and cholesterol, prevent coronary heart disease and heart attack as well reverse the effect of atherosclerosis. When it comes to common health problems, consuming garlic on a regular basis can help manage the symptoms of diabetes, osteoarthritis and enlarged prostate.
It also improves your immune system and your body’s ability to flush out toxins. Combined with onion and ginger it can also relieve the effects of chemotherapy.
Garlic contains an active ingredient called allicin so it’s best to eat it raw because allicin gets denaturalized by heat.
Why you should eat it on an empty stomach?
It is quite simple actually. When your stomach is overwhelmed with food, it can be harder for your body to process and absorb all the nutrients the food has to offer.
A great way to add raw garlic to your diet is to mix it with honey.
-Take 2-3 cloves of garlic and chop them into really small pieces.
-Mix it with 1 tablespoon of honey.
Consume this mixture on a daily basis and you will feel more energized and healthy within a week.
Garlic flu tonic.
It is recommended to wear gloves if you have sensitive skin while preparing this tonic because some of the natural oils can cause a skin rash or a burn.
You will need:
-Apple cider vinegar (Organic)
-5 cloves of garlic (chopped)
-2 chili peppers (chopped)
-1 tablespoon of ginger (chopped)
-1 tablespoon of lemon juice
– ½ yellow onion (chopped)
-500 ml jar
Fill the jar with the chopped onion, garlic, chili peppers. Add the ginger on top of it. Then you add the lemon juice without the seeds. And as the last step you add the apple cider vinegar and you leave 1 cm o room at the top. Close the jar and leave it on a cold place for a night.
And your flu tonic is ready for use.