The most used ingredient used in cuisine around the world would be garlic. It not only adds flavour to food, it has powerful healing properties.
Garlic has powerful medicinal properties when consumed raw.
Consuming garlic decreases cholesterol and high blood pressure – preventing coronary heart disease, heart attacks and stops the effects of atherosclerosis.
A garlic bulb can help if you suffer everyday with the following health issues: colds, flu, hay-fever, bug bites, travelers’ diarrhea and fungal infections.
Garlic is also great for managing the symptoms of diabetes, osteoarthritis and an enlarged prostate.
Your immunity and the body’s ability to remove toxins improves. And when it is combined with onion and ginger, garlic can aid your detox from chemotherapy.
Raw garlic is the best way to consume it, because it’s active ingredient, allicin is decentralized by heat. All you do is crush and slice a clove and consume it after 15 minutes. Crushing the bulp activates a reaction, making the alicin more bio available.
It should be eaten on an empty stomach because if the stomach is overwhelmed with food, it has difficulties to process and absorb all the food’s nutrients.
Raw Honey and Garlic
2-3 garlic cloves pressed into small pieces and add to a tablespoon of honey.
Once you take this combination every day, you will start to feel more healthy and energized.
Garlic Tonic for flu
If you have sensitive skin it’s advised to wear gloves. Don’t rub your eyes as some of the natural oils can trigger a skin burn or rash.
- half yellow onion – roughly chopped
- 5 garlic cloves – roughly chopped
- 2 red chili peppers – roughly chopped
- 1 Tsp ginger – roughly chopped
- 1 lemon – squeezed juice
- apple cider vinegar – raw and unfiltered
In a 350 ml to 500 ml mason jar, place the onion, then the garlic, followed by the red chili peppers, seeds and all, then the ginger.
Squeeze the lemon juice into a separate bowl, remove any seeds and pour the juice in the jar.
Add the apple cider vinegar, leaving about a cm of room at the top. Then close the jar and place it in the pantry or on a shelf.
Your tonic remedy for colds, sore throats and flu is ready for use.