Garlic has been used in Indian cuisines since ages due to its goodness and amazing benefits. Raw Garlic has a very strong smell and it is mostly grown in Central Asia. Garlic has been used as a medicine in ancient Asia since generations. Today, Garlic is available as capsules, gels and powder forms.
Raw garlic is the best way to get all the benefits. Although packed with numerous benefits, this herb is very low in calories and sodium.
Some of the Greatest Health benefits of Garlic are:
1. Blood Pressure Control
The Risk of high blood pressure is common now a days and it is increasing rapidly. Taking 2-3 cloves of Garlic first things in the morning (empty stomach) has
proved to be very beneficial in controlling High Blood Pressure. If you do not like the raw Garlic taste, then you can try supplements. (Always Consult your doctor before starting new supplement)
2. Cholesterol Control
Due to excessive use of oil and fatty food, people end up having high LDL cholesterol. For reducing bad cholesterol and improvement of good cholesterol, including Garlic in regular diet helps with cholesterol control.
3. Preventing and Controlling Cold, Cough & Flu
Who doesn’t get cough, cold in ever changing seasons.Garlic tea with honey is very useful, if you are down with cold or flu. You can add garlic to soups, hot stew or broth too.
If you are already taking Garlic supplement, it boosts your immune system and chances of you catching cold, cough will be very less.
4. Anti-Fungal, Anti-Bacterial and Anti-parasitic Properties
Garlic help your body to fight with fungal infections and bacterial attack. You can use garlic oil or raw garlic juice in infected area.
If you have tooth ache related to cavity causing bacteria, you can use garlic oil or garlic based mouthwash too.
5. Blood Purifier and Reduces Blood Clotting
If you have blood clotting problem or you have skin problem related to blood, use garlic cloves to get rid of these issues. Taking 2,3 cloves of garlic ,early in the morning empty stomach will reduce your problem or could completely solve it.
6. Helps in Weight-loss
Garlic cloves are beneficial for obesity problem.Garlic helps in the prevention of weight gain after exercise and diet to control the expression of adipogenic tissue. You can take garlic cloves with Luke warm water of lemon juice everyday empty stomach to see the effect.
7. Diabetes Control by Using Garlic
There are so many experiments prove that garlic cloves are helpful in reducing blood sugar level. People, who are suffering from diabetes or higher risk of developing it ,should include Garlic in their diet .
8. Arthritis Relief by using Garlic
Garlic may minimize bone loss and improve the overall bone health.Using garlic and onion in your regular diet may impact the estrogen levels in menopausal women and reduce the risk of osteoporosis and arthritics.
9. Skin and Hair Health
Garlic oil massage may prevent and even fully control hair loss. Rubbing crushed garlic on scalp or try scalp massage with garlic oil, you will see the difference. Using Garlic oil on skin also prevent aging sign.
10. Helping Digestion
To control bloating, Gas and Digestion related issues, consuming Garlic is the best option. Garlic is helpful to clear the intestinal related problems.
Note: There are multitude of studies which proved that Garlic is an essential herb in fighting cardiovascular diseases, improving Immunity and helps maintaining overall healthy life. However,
Any supplement must not be taken without consulting your Doctor. Only your Doctor can determine dose and monitor your overall health.
Good Luck ! Start Healthy, Stay Healthy !