Archaeologists have concluded that garlic was cultivated in Asia and Egypt more than 3000 years before our era. The famous mathematician Pythagoras called this plant of the Onion family the king of all spices. Garlic was even found during the excavation of the tomb of Tutankhamun. People used garlic to detect witches.
Planted in late autumn for winter garlic is called winter (forms arrows), and spring – garlic, planted in early spring.
Composition of garlic:
In cloves of garlic, there are vitamins B, D, B3, C and P. The cloves provide the human body with such useful substances: iron, phosphorus, copper, manganese, selenium and zinc. Garlic has a very specific taste, thanks to its essential oil (allicin), which in turn is a very powerful antioxidant. Polysaccharides, proteins, as well as carbohydrates, also come into our body when using garlic.
Useful properties of garlic:
Garlic is known throughout the world as a means of prevention from various types of microbes, it increases the body’s resistance to different types of infection and therefore it should be used especially during epidemics of colds.
Garlic has the ability to dilute blood.
With the help of garlic, cholesterol is excreted from our body.
Garlic helps in the fight against cardiovascular diseases.
Garlic has the ability to lower blood pressure.
Juice of garlic helps to relieve biting by not very dangerous snakes, it removes itching.
It can be used instead of aspirin and as a tincture with honey as an antipyretic.
Together with animal fat steamed garlic helps you to stretch the muscles and ligaments.
Garlic prevents diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.
With constant use of garlic, eyesight is improved and headaches are relieved.
Garlic is also used for toothaches.
With regular use of garlic in the period of obtaining physical activity promotes an increase in muscle mass.
Garlic is useful for beriberi.
Has a rejuvenating effect on the human body.
When you use one or two cloves of garlic a day, the skin is cleansed, you will improve tissue regeneration, hair growth and structure improves as well.
Garlic increases appetite.
It has a weak diuretic effect.
Juice of garlic helps to tighten purulent wounds.
Contraindications of garlic:
Garlic, as well as medicines and tinctures based on it, are contraindicated for people suffering from epilepsy, asthma, hemorrhoids, eczema, psoriasis and various forms of hepatitis.
Some organisms have a negative reaction to garlic, as it is not advised to consume garlic to people suffering from stomach diseases that have stones in the kidneys and gall bladder.
From the unpleasant odor, parsley, dill or a glass of fresh milk will help get rid of it.
Soothing Garliс Souр
4-5 heads of garliс (50 сloves)
1/4 сuр high-quality olive oil
4 tablesрoons butter
1 quart of сhiскen broth
2 сuрs of сoсonut milк or other milк of сhoiсe
1 teasрoon dried thyme leaf or 2 teasрoons of fresh
1 teasрoon dried oregano leaf
1 teasрoon dried basil leaf
1/2 teasрoon salt
1/2 teasрoons blaск рeррer