contains vitamins B and C, some Nitamin A
rich in calcium, sulphur, zinc, copper, potassium and phosphoric acid
Did you know?
Garlic is a natural antibiotic. It has strong germ-killing powers. Garlic stimulates the activity of all the digestive organs. Because of its anticatarrhal qualities, garlic is good for respiratory problems. Garlic regularizes the functioning of the liver and gall bladder. It is helpful for all intestinal infections and for problems caused by putrefactive intestinal bacteria. Garlic lowers the blood pressure and stimulates circulation and the action of the heart.
Poultices applied over the abdomen heal gastric intestinal catarrh. For sexual debility and impotence, especially for older men, garlic treatment is very effective.
Garlic can be applied externally on warts. It can be used as a healing agent for numerous diseases, and will prevent constipation if eaten regularly. As a killer of various bacteria, garlic works best when eaten raw. Views on the number of cloves required to prevent illness range from half a clove to 18 cloves a day, eaten raw.
Note: The smell of garlic on the breath can be counteracted by chewing parsley, cardamom seeds or an apple, or by washing the mouth out with lemon juice.
Natural therapeutic effects:
stimulant, diaphoretic, expectorant, diuretic, aphrodisiac, tonic
antifungal, anticatarrhal, antibacterial, antiprotozoan, antiparasitic, antioxidant, antithrombotic,
lowers blood cholesterol, strengthens the immune system
Beneficial in the treatment of:
problems of the digestive system such as excessive stomach acidity
pneumonia and tuberculosis
acute and chronic bronchitis
chronic stomach and intestinal catarrh
typhoid and parathyroid fever