The Health Benefits of Garlic

The Health Benefits of Garlic

Popularly viewed as one of the most healthy vegetables throughout history Garlic is a diverse medicinal plant with many health benefits. Ailing from the genus Allium (Onion Family) it is well documented throughout history by the Egyptians and Babylonians for it’s medicinal properties. The meat of the Garlic is split into pieces called cloves and this is where it’s medicinal properties reside. Rich in Manganese, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Selenium and Fibber Garlic is very low in Calories but also has a very high nutritional value.

Daily uses and Remedies

Garlic can be used in a variety of ways and as documented since ancient times it’s medicinal properties and it’s nutritional values make it a very important spice , vegetable and medicine in our every day lives. Who can forget when we were younger and our parents gave us Garlic and honey to help us fight the common cold? Many cultures around the World use Garlic to make tea as it is widely believed to relax the nerves and help calm even the most severe of head aches. The cloves of the vegetable can also be added as a spice to a wide variety of dishes when crushed/grinded.

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