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Healing benefits of garlic

Healing benefits of garlic is one unique function of 1 bulb of garlic. According to the English dictionary, a garlic is a plant, (Allium sativum) related to the onion, having a pungent bulb much used in cooking. The plant is planted in many parts of the world and is a popular ingredient in cooking due to its strong smell and delicious taste. Some may ask, is garlic healthy? In ancient history, garlic was mainly used for healthy and medicinal properties which makes the healing benefit of garlic a reality.
Garlic (especially fresh garlic) has been used as a medicine to prevent a wide range of disease, the fresh clove made from the clove are also used as medicine. Some people use raw chopped garlic in many dishes to take advantage of its healing benefits, but have you ever heard that some people use garlic as a 'candy'. Yes, this is true. Chinese people put garlic in their mouth, and they suck on for about 30minutes. They practice this ancient method early in the morning. Do you know the results?
When garlic is being placed in the mouth, your saliva carries the nutrients into your body and cleans your blood vessels. If you are experiencing kidney problem, skin disease, lack of appetite. This garlic candy remedy has become a solution to these diseases mentioned above. Also chewed garlic has antibacterial and antifungal properties, and some extend may prevent some forms of cancer too. The high sulphur content in garlic gives it antibiotic properties, helping keep the digest system clean by flushing out toxin.
Most people say garlic smells, yeah that's true but that is because it contain a chemical called "Allicin"
About the healing benefits and what it can be used for. There are about a thousand uses if garlic but we are going to focus on just five most important ones.
Health benefits of garlic

1.) Prevention of heart disease: The major cause of heart disease is cholesterol (a sterol lipid synthesized by the liver and transported in the blood stream to the membranes of all animal cells, it is associated with cardiovascular disease). But frequent consumption of garlic helps o lower cholesterol levels because of the antioxidant properties of Allicin (a chemical found in garlic). It is better to consume the garlic raw because when cooked it loses some of its medicinal properties found in Allicin.

2.) Antibacterial: Bacteria are living organisms that cause a detrimental effect in our body, these bacteria are everywhere. But do you know onions attract bacteria to itself and thus remove some from the atmosphere, onions are in the same family with garlic. But the garlic does not attract like the onions but are being used as an antibiotic to treat bacterial, fungal and parasitic infections. A garlic based mouthwash can ward off cavity causing bacteria.

3.) Blood purifier: Sometimes blood do clot due to high concentration of its contents and might lead to problem in the body. To avoid such, take some cloves of garlic with warm water everyday, early in the morning because garlic will help to cleanse your system and the water will help to flush out toxins

4.) For hair and skin: One property of garlic is that it protects the skin from effect of free radicals and slow down the depletion of collagen which leads to loss of elasticity in aging skin. It also prevent eczema and acts as a remedy for fungal infections like athlete's foot and ringworms.

5.) Cancer prevention: Cancer the deadly disease can be prevented by so many ways one of such is taking garlic. This superb plant has the healing benefit of preventing some type of cancer if it is eaten raw twice or thrice a week.

All these are some of the functions of garlic to the body.

Some caution or effects of garlic
1.)Asthma patients should not consume garlic as it may have side effects
2.) Garlic should be avoided before surgeries
3.) Do not consume more than 2-3 garlic cloves in a day.

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