it Is amazing how much natural resources can surprise us, after all, in addition to enhancing our nutrition, there are foods that act in the benefit of our health and physical and mental.
Since Ancient Egypt, records indicate that garlic was employed not only in cooking but also for medicinal purposes.
The small bulb is rich in various vitamins, minerals and amino acids. Check out the properties and benefits of vegetable.
Properties and benefits
Among its main properties, are the various vitamins of the B complex (B1,B2, B3, B5, B6 and B9), and vitamin C, and various minerals such as calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, sodium and zinc.
One of the active principles of garlic is the alicina, which in addition to the strong characteristic odor of the plant, functions as a hipotensivo, that is, helps lower blood pressure, making him a good ally to mitigate and even prevent hypertension.
in addition, thanks to its richness in properties, garlic can also act as a natural remedy in combating or prevention of harm, such as heart disease, high cholesterol, parasites, diabetes, and diseases that affect the respiratory tract (flu, cold, cough, tuberculosis, etc.)
have a taste as strong when their smell, the plant does not fall into the graces of the entire world and there are people who prefer not to use it as a condiment or eat foods that use in the recipe. Fortunately, there are other ways to take advantage of the benefits of garlic without that act the need to eat it.
Check out a great tip of the channel NatuPlantas of how to treat diseases of the respiratory tract and inflammations using the bulb in an alternative way.
Garlic in the ear against cold and flu
as strange as it may be, place a clove of garlic in the ear during a night out can make all the difference in how you will feel in the next day. There are two ways to do the procedure; in the first you should peel a clove of garlic and roasting it in the flame of the stove, but be careful not to toast and not burn. Then knead a little in the tooth and wrap you in cotton wool so that it can be inserted in the ear without that act in direct contact with the skin.
another option is to simply squeeze a clove of garlic for it to release the juice and drench a cotton pad with the liquid, leaving it in the ear for at least 30 minutes, ideally leave it for the night, as well as in the first process.
This process will allow the body to absorb a large amount of vitamins B6 and C; potassium and calcium, which will strengthen the immune system and cause the body to fight more effectively the diseases of the respiratory tract or other infections.