Amazing Health Benefits Of Garlic!
Amazing Health Benefits Of Garlic!
Garlic, the culinary spice that is used in almost every cuisine in the world starting from curries to pizza toppings, pastas, meat preparations, stir fries etc..It is a great flavor booster and it has the power to instantly liven up a dish. After turmeric, garlic is considered of great health benefits. We are listing here some great health befits of garli
1. The Blood Purifier
Garlic helps to cleanse the blood and purify the blood. Eat two cloves of garlic every morning and drink a lot of water. it will remove the toxins from the blood and help you to stay health.
2. Great To Treat Impotency
5-20% of men have moderate-to-severe ED(Erectile Dysfunction). And around 70% of men with ED are not treated ED.In a study it has been found that garlic can works great as a treatment for erectile dysfunction. Because for most of the cases ED is physiological and not psychological. In order to maintain a proper erection the arteries need to have an efficient blood flow. Garlic contains a compound allicin, which improves blood flow. Eat few cloves of raw everyday. It will help to improve the erection a lot.
3. Garlic for High Blood Pressure
People, who have blood pressure has been shown to be benefited by consuming raw garlic regularly. Even doctors now recommend eating garlic to control blood pressure. So, people who are suffering from high blood pressure eat few cloves of garlic, it will help you to control your blood pressure a lot.
4. Cold and Flu
Garlic has Garlic’s antimicrobial, antifungal and antiviral properties. These properties of garlic will help you to give great relief if you suffer from a stubborn flu and cold. Eating 2-3 cloves of garlic is not only going to get you relieved from the stuffed nose and cure the cold but it will also help in improving the immunity agains the common cold and fever.
5. Prevention of Heart Disease
According to center for disease control and prevention, most of the people die in America due to heart disease after cancer. If you consume garlic regularly then it helps to lower the cholesterol level. It contains a compound named allicin that helps to lower the cholesterol level. But eat the garlic raw because cooked garlic lose the chemical properties of Allicin.
6. Anti-bacterial and Anti-parasitic
Allicin, that is contained by raw garlic is the main compound that has shown 1)antibacterial properties against various gram positive and gram negative bacteria including Escherichia coli 2) antiparasitic activity including several major human intestinal protozoan parasite, for example Entamoeba histolytica 3) antiviral activity.
7. Cancer Prevention
According to the NIH National Cancer Institute, “Several population studies show an association between increased intake of garlic and reduced risk of certain cancers, including cancers of the stomach, colon, esophagus, pancreas, and breast.”Garlic has been found to be effective in every stage of cancer formation. This can be due to its antibacterial properties or its ability to block formation of cancer causing substance.
8. Garlic for Alzheimer’s Disease And Dementia
In Alzheimer’s patients, β-amyloid peptide plaques are commonly found in the central nervous system, and deposits of this plaque result in the formation of reactive oxygen species and neuronal loss. Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia in which people lose their ability to think clearly and lose their memories. A study published in the Journal of Neurochemistry found that the aged garlic extracts along with it’s active compound S-allyl-L-cysteine (SAC) is very effective neuroprotective agent that can be used for developing drugs for Alzheimer’s disease
9. Weight Loss
It has been found that eating garlic paste with lemon can greatly affect in losing weight.So, people who are trying to lose weight can try this formula to lose weight.
10. Hair Loss Remedy
The chemical properties of garlic protect the skin from the free radical and slow down the depletion of collagen (skin lose elasticity due to loss of collagen). In a study in the Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Iran showed that applying garlic paste twice a day for three months has greatly helped in preventing the hair loss.