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Garlic is an herb that is grown around the world.
It is related to onions and chives.

Garlic powder has all of the benefits of whole Garlic because
it is a powdered version of whole Garlic.

If used as a substitute for fresh Garlic, 1/8 teaspoon
of Garlic powder
is equivalent to 1 clove of fresh Garlic,
and 1 1/2 teaspoons of Garlic powder equals to 3 cloves.

Garlic can be a flavorful addition to your dish and also
double as a
valuable aid to your health.

Garlic contains antioxidants to kill bacteria,
and also has anti -
inflammatory properties.

Benefits of Garlic:

Garlic remedies including raw garlic, commercial
owders, oil and extracts have been used for
millennia, and are popularly thought to be
effective against the common cold.

Volatile oils prepared from the bulbs can also act as a
decongestant and soothe the bronchioles
and alveoli
of the lungs clearing unwanted mucous.
However, care should be taken to avoid excess
as unwanted side effects including gastric
bloating and aggravated irritable bowel syndrome
have been observed.

Garlic is loaded with vitamins and minerals
like manganese, selenium,
iron, copper, vitamin C,
vitamin B,
potassium, and other antioxidants,
including allicin.

Allicin, a sulphur containing phytonutrient, is likely to be
the source of its
antibacterial and anti-viral properties.

Allicin also makes garlic smell.
Some products are made "odorless" by aging
the garlic, but this process can also make
the garlic less effective.

Both raw and cooked garlic impart health benefits,
but raw garlic may be better.
Research shows that raw garlic has a
nti-viral and
anti-bacterial properties that help protect against
colds and flu, for example.

Garlic lowers the risk of heart diseas
e by lowering total
LDL Cholesterol.

Garlic can enhance the body's ability to dissolve
blood clots that would otherwise increase
risk of heart attacks by closing the arteries.

Garlic each day helps keep blood pressure at bay.
It's active compounds can significantly reduce
blood pressure comparable to prescriptions.

Significant evidence suggests that garlic can play a role in the
prevention of cancer and the slowing of its progression.

Garlic’s rich phytochemical content delivers its potential
cholesterol-lowering and cancer fighting characteristics.
Phytochemicals are chemical compounds found in plants
that protect cells from damage that lead to cancer.

Garlic can help your iron metabolism.
That's because the Diallyl Sulfides in Garl
ic can help
increase production of a protein called Ferroportin.

Like many natural remedies, it takes a while
for the benefits of garlic to kick in, because you
have to let the vitamins and minerals build up
in your body.

Garlic Improves Bone Health:

The alkalizing herb is filled with bone healthy nutrients
such as: Zinc, Maganese, Vitamin B-6, and Vitamin C.
Garlic also contains:
Vitamin B-1, Potassium, Magnesium, Protein,
Carbohydrates, and water.

Medical Practitioners say Garlic is so powerful
that it cleanses the body from Parasites and
worms, prevents diseases like diabetes,
typhus, and some cancer types.


Plant a garlic clove beside a houseplant to keep all
types of pests away.

Colds, Flu and Coughs:

Garlic is a powerful antioxidant with antimicrobial, antiviral
and antibiotic properties.

Garlic provides an immune system boost that can help protect
against colds and flu. It can reduce your chances of catching
an illness, and help you recover faster.