One of the most popular foods nowadays is definitely garlic. All grocery stores contain food items with the garlic flavor such as poultry, bread, meat, chips, salad dressing and pretzels.

This amazing plant has been used since ancient times. Many ancient civilizations were fully aware of the incredible power of garlic. It was used as a remedy for insect infestation, circulatory ailments and energy boosting food in ancient Egypt.

A Jewish text, called Talmud, from the 2nd century prescribed garlic as a remedy for parasites and many other diseases.

The soldiers from ancient Greece ate garlic in order to increase their courage and to protect their skin from poison. Ancient Romans believed it enhances the function of the cardiovascular system and treats joint and gastrointestinal diseases.

China and Japan used garlic for improving the digestion and respiration processes. This pattern has continued throughout the Renaissance, Middle Ages, Ancient India and Early America.

The health benefits of garlic are scientifically proven.

Many scientific investigations have shown the amazing healing power of garlic. These are its mighty properties:

• It prevents heart attack
• Treats atherosclerosis
• Regulates blood tension levels
• Treats coronary heart disease
• Lowers cholesterol
• Helps the treatment of traveler’s diarrhea
• Treats fungal infections
• Alleviates the symptoms of hay fever and cold
• Heals bugs bites
• Strengthens the immune system
• Eliminates the toxins from the body

It also controls the symptoms of:

• Enlarged prostate
• Osteoarthritis
• Diabetes

In the following text you can find out how to prepare a garlic remedy to improve your overall health.

Honey and Garlic Recipe

You should use only raw garlic since otherwise its most active ingredient, allicin, is being decentralized by the heating process. Crush the cloves and chop them. Let them stay for 15 minutes and add them to your food. Crushing the garlic increases its bio-availability, so in case you do not have a garlic press, you should better buy one.
Regular consumption of this remedy strengthens your immune system and improves your health.

Ingredients:

• 1 tablespoon of organic, raw honey
• 3 raw garlic cloves, finely chopped

Combine the ingredients and enjoy! Consume this every day for boosting your energy levels.

Garlic Flu Tonic

Try the following tonic recipe, especially if you are fighting flu or cold and you need to boost your immunity. It contains extremely healthy food items.

Ingredients:

• 1 tablespoon chopped ginger
• 5 chopped garlic cloves
• 1 lemon, juiced
• Unfiltered and raw apple cider vinegar
• 2 chopped red chili peppers

Directions:

Add these ingredients into a 500ml Mason jar. Add them one at a time, put the garlic first, then add chili peppers, ginger and lemon juice. The last ingredient you should add is the apple cider vinegar.

Seal the Mason jar and make sure that there is enough space from the rim, at least 1cm.

Put the jar into the pantry and consume this remedy regularly until the cold or flu symptoms disappear. You can consume it for prevention too.