Tuesday, May 12, 2009

The Benefits of Galic

Garlic (allium sativum) has been valued, for over 5,000 years, for its healing properties and its ability to increase the body's strength and energy. Today, garlic is thought to help prevent heart disease, strokes and hypertension.

The essential oils and other components of garlic have a strong antibiotic, anti fungal and antiviral properties. Garlic can help with the common cold, upset stomach, infections and helps with the urinary system.

How Garlic Works

There is a sulfur agent found in garlic's essential oils that makes it a potent disinfectant and a good defense for killing germs in the body. After garlic is ingested, it is absorbed into the bloodstream and then diffused through various organs. Garlic is rich in essential oils, whose principal active agent is allicin. This agent is responsible for the characteristic odor of garlic as well as the healing properties. Garlic also contains calcium, selenium , zinc and potassium. It helps keep blood clots from forming in the blood vessels, and from having plaque building up in coronary arteries.

I have mixed a jar of honey with pressed garlic. I stir it up each time before taking it and take a good spoon full each morning.

Garlic can possibly add more Wealth in the form of health to your life also.


Disclaimer: The above is the opinion of the author only and is not to be taken as medical advice. Please consult a Doctor before treating any illnesses.

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