Friday, 8 April 2016

Garlic Lowers the Blood Pressure

Garlic not only imparts flavor to the food, but is good for the health too. Garlic is very beneficial for health and could be used for several home remedies. 
Peeled garlic
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Garlic has several medicinal properties and can effectively cure many diseases. It can also be used as a preventive measure.

It helps in ear pain, blood pressure, virility, flu, allergies and several other diseases and ailments.
Ear pain
The juice of garlic can be used for the pain in ears. Boil and stain two cloves of crushed garlic in mustard oil and and put few drops of this warm oil into the ear to get relief in ear pain. 

Blood pressure
A garlic clove could be taken in the morning in fasting stomach to lower the high blood pressure. It is better to chop the garlic clove and swallow every bit like a pill to avoid irritation in the stomach lining. The syrup could be prepared with two cloves of peeled and grated garlic by mixing them with sugar and a glass of water. Take 2 tablespoons a day of this mixture to lower the blood pressure.

Virility
Combine the garlic with wheat germ oil and cayenne or cayenne pepper or red hot chili pepper and rub it on the area of the lumbar spine.

Pertussis
Prepare the paste of garlic and spread it on the chest and back to soften the cough and relieve the airway.

Digestion
It helps in digestion and regulates the movement of bowels.

Cough, Cold, Flu and Allergies

Boil garlic buds in water and leave it for 12 hours, then honey and prepare a syrup of it. This is good for cough, cold,flu and respiratory problems.Take few crushed garlic with honey and lemon to prevent flu and allergies.

Muscle Aches and Pain Relief
The regular intake of garlic tones the muscles. Crush a clove of garlic, prepare a paste of it and rub it on the affected area to get relief in muscle pain. For severe pains keep the paste applied on affected area for the entire night.
Burn few garlic cloves with little carom seeds or thyme or ajwain in mustard oil and massage it on the the body for all types of pains especially joint pains.

Cancer
According to researches the intake of about 4 gm of garlic every day saves from several diseases. It contains antioxidants and has antibiotic properties. It also protects against cancer.

Reduces Cholesterol

Taking a bud of garlic in the morning with water, reduces the cholesterol levels and regulates blood pressure.

Diabetes

It regulates the blood sugar levels and boosts the immunity too. Grate the buds of garlic and boil in water, filter the contents and ingest with salt and black pepper for immune system.


Urine
Garlic regulates the flow of urine and gives relief in kidney and liver problems.

Caution
The breast feeding women should avoid the use of garlic as it alters the taste of milk and produces pain in the stomach and intestines infant.

People who suffer from headaches should also avoid using garlic.