Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Garlic - The wonder drug

Garlic, 'the wonder drug' has been known for its herbal and curative properties.  It is a natural musquito repellent.  It is also a powerful antioxidant and immune booster with anti-inflammatory properties. Garlic also contains the powerful antioxidant mineral selenium, known for its anti-cancer properties.  The sulfur compounds in garlic have been found to have anti-inflammatory effects by inhibiting the activity of inflammatory enzymes.This also serves as a natural body detoxifier.  If your skin is not over sensitive to garlic it can also be applied directly to acne spots or herpes.


Raw garlic has a very strong flavour.  Some people prefer to take garlic supplements. These pills and capsules have the advantage of avoiding bad breath.  The antioxidant properties of garlic can also protect against cardiovascular disease.  Garlic is renowned for its abilities to lower cholesterol and blood pressure naturally and protect against heart disease and stroke. Garlic health benefits against bacteria, fungi, viruses like herpes simplex viruses, inflammation, cancer, diabetes, heart disease and high cholesterol levels.


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