Health Benefits of Garlic

Garlic - EatHealthyLiveFit.comAs this is a medicinal plant, you should always consult your health-care practitioner, when choosing to use it as a herbal remedy.

Garlic’s Health Benefits include;
1. Anti-Microbial and 2. Anti-Viral and 3. Anti-Fungal and 4. Assists Wound Healing/Protection
Garlic is part of the Onion family, along with Shallots and leeks. This whole family have beneficial for overall immunity and health boosting. It is a anti-microbial, anti-viral, anti-fungal and assists with the healing of wounds as well as protecting the skin from damage.

5. Regulates Blood-Pressure
The active compounds in Garlic can reduce blood-pressure. Studies have shown that
“aged garlic extract at doses of 600-1,500 mg was just as effective as the drug Atenolol at reducing blood pressure over a 24 week period”. In some cases garlic in high doses can replace medication, but always check with your health-care practitioner before stopping any medication.

6. Assists Arthritis and 7. Pain Killer
The Garlic (onion) Family has been shown to assist arthritis and associated pain.

8. Anti-Cancer
Several studies have shown that increasing the amount of garlic intake can reduce the risk of cancers, such a
s colon, stomach, esophagus, pancreas, and breast cancer.

9. Nasal Decongestant
Nasal Decongestant and sinus infections can be rid quickly with Garlic. This is due to the anti-microbial/anti-viral and anti-fungal properties of Garlic. This help get rid of the infectious nasties in the sinuses and nasal passages.

10. Aids Head-aches & Dizziness and Vertigo
Head-aches can be relieved by using garlic in a few ways, such as drinking garlic infused water and using garlic water steaming. It can also rid the head-pain and dizziness associated with nasal congestion.

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