Everyone knows how common an ingredient garlic is nowadays. A natural powerhouse, garlic is added to a variety of recipes to give them a tangy flavor and a powerful aroma. Its benefits go way beyond that. Garlic is one of the healthiest foods on the planet and has been used as a natural remedy for a variety of diseases and conditions.
Many doctors recommend it for boosting your cardiovascular health. Consuming garlic regularly can relieve the risk of cardiovascular problems and reduce the threat of a heart attack. It can also regulate your blood sugar levels and prevent problems such as enlarged prostate, osteoarthritis, and diabetes.
Below you’ll find two simple garlic recipes that can instantly give your health a boost.
Garlic Flu Tonic
- ½ a yellow onion
- 5 garlic cloves
- 1 lemon (juiced)
- 1 tablespoon of grated ginger
- ½ a cup of ACV
- 2 red chili peppers
Chop the garlic with the chili peppers, onion and ginger. Put them in a mason jar, then pour the ACV and lemon juice. Leave about an inch off the top and close the jar tightly. Leave it on room temperature for a week. After a week, you can consume a teaspoon of this remedy every morning on an empty stomach. It’s the perfect remedy for seasonal flu and colds, and will treat sore throat in just a week.
Garlic and Honey
- 1 tablespoon of honey
- 2-3 garlic cloves
Chop the garlic into tiny pieces – they should mix well with the honey. Take a teaspoon of the remedy every morning on an empty stomach for a week. It will boost your immune system and prevent a variety of health conditions and diseases. This remedy is also great for your cardiovascular system, preventing blocked arteries and a slew of problems.