Antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, anti-cholesterol, anti-oxidant, anti allergic and even aphrodisiac, would garlic be a miracle cure? Used more than 5000 years ago in the steppes of Central Asia, it served as anti-poison in ancient Rome. Since then, its success has never been denied; here are some of its benefits:
Several studies indicate a positive effect of garlic consumption on the prevention of certain cancers. It would reduce the risk of cancer of the stomach, throat, esophagus, colon and ovary. In addition, garlic increases the combativeness of the immune system and helps the body to fight cancer cells more effectively.
GOOD FOR THE HEART
Garlic would help to regulate cholesterol by fighting what is called “bad cholesterol,” which increases the risk of cardiovascular disease. It is therefore an indirect ally of the heart! In addition, it increases the fluidity of the blood, which reduces the formation of clots that can block the veins and arteries.
GOOD FOR THE LINE
Poor in calories and rich in potassium, calcium and vitamin A and C, garlic fights against bad cholesterol and promotes urinary elimination. It also stimulates metabolism and burns calories. In addition, the consumption of garlic gives the brain signals of satiety when you eat it. Garlic is therefore your slimming ally!
But if you want to use it in your diets, as always, consume it in moderation. Include it in your eating habits rather than force yourself to ingest it. Garlic can cause indigestion problems, diarrhea and bad breath.
No, your grandmother did not lie to you: garlic would be very effective against warts. To make them disappear, it is enough to rub gently your wart with a clove of garlic. Be careful however to protect the skin around the wart so that it is not burnt. Remedy to repeat until the total disappearance of the wart.
Still according to our dear grandmothers, applying a clove of garlic directly on our acne pimples could do miracles. The antiseptic and antibacterial virtues of garlic would avoid inflammation of the skin.
FOR BEAUTIFUL HAIR
Rich in allicin, garlic combats dandruff and hair loss.
FOR BEAUTIFUL NAILS
To restore shine to your dull or damaged nails, rub them gently with garlic. It strengthens them and helps them re-grow.
Garlic would be an anti-allergen. It decreases by more than 90% the cellular response after exposure to an allergen.
Garlic contains more calcium than milk. For info, in 100g of milk one finds approximately 125 mg of calcium. In 100 g of garlic, we find 181 mg of calcium. It is also a source of selenium (a trace element that the body needs in small quantities and that is found only in food.) “Last thing, garlic effectively replaces antibiotics. It increases the level of antioxidant in the body.