Garlic Health Benefits

Garlic health benefits.. Food nutrition facts.

Did you know...

Garlic is closely related to onions, shallots and leeks.

Its been around for over 6000 years! The Chinese have been using it since 510 AD!!! It was known in ancient times as a CURE ALL!

Garlic is mentioned in the bible because it was used for treating ailments like digestive problems, respiratory disease, parasites and for boosting energy. Wow!

I love to cook with garlic, maybe you do as well. But it has many powerful healing benefits too.

It is full of powerful antioxidants, antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties.

The US National Cancer Institute rates garlic highly on their list of cancer preventing food. You can learn more on the National Cancer Institute website

List of Garlic Healthy Benefits

Eating garlic regularly can...

  • Reduce your risk of Heart disease
  • Help prevent Cancer
  • Lowers cholesterol
  • Lower Blood pressure
  • Help prevent Heart attacks and blood clotting
  • Generally boost your immune system
  • Helps treat a Cold - as garlic has decongestive & Expectorant properties
  • Help to stop Diarrhoea
  • Can lift your Mood
  • Help calm you

Also try...

Garlic as an insect repellent, smelly but effective!!

Got trouble with Warts?

Recipe for success...

Cut a little bit off a garlic clove and rub it on the wart, Repeat twice or three times a day, using a fresh garlic slice each time.

The wart should gradually start to dry up and drop off. Usually within a week or so.

I tried this myself and it worked!

Try it and share your results here...

There are lots of books on the market about the healthy benefits of herbs and spices. Here are just a few of my favourites

Here are some healthy eating recipes with garlic...

Heatlhy Fish Soup Recipe

Delicious Tandoori Chicken recipe

Homemade Healthy Burgers

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