Diseases contagious diseases, bronchitis, influenza and other seasonal respiratory infections, arteriosclerosis, cholesterol, cardiovascular diseases
Beneficial Hypotensive, stimulates the heart, facilitates blood circulation, antiseptics, bactericides and expectorants, antibiotic, antispasmodic, dewormer against parasites such as roundworm (parasitic worm) and pinworms (parasite of the digestive tract), antioxidant and anti- inflammatory, diabetes
Garlic is a herbaceous, bulbous, perennial and hardy herb, renowned around the world for its lingering smell and pungent taste. It measures nearly fifty centimeters high and a high hollow stem. The numerous leaves of garlic cover the base of the stem. These flowers, which only bloom in June, are white or pink in color and cluster in umbels. At the foot of the stem, the bulb or head is formed, comprising from ten to sixteen arched bulbils called the clove of garlic which is harvested from July to August.
Garlic remains unknown in the wild, it is native to Central Asia, it is planted everywhere on the planet, since this vegetable garden adapts to many climates (China, India, South Korea South, United States, Russia, Egypt, Spain, France, etc.). It prefers aerated soils that are sufficiently deep and rich in various nutrients. Garlic is grown by dividing its bulb.
Garlic its composition
The part of garlic used for its therapeutic virtues is its bulb, which contains an essential oil with a very high content of sulfur compound allin which by a transformation process becomes allicin and then l 'allyl, alliin, alliinase and inulin. <
Garlic consists of carbohydrates, proteins and fibers as well as prostaglandin, phenol acids, phytosteroids, polyphenols and flavonoids, and trace elements with iron and zinc, manganese and boron, copper and nickel, molybdenum and iodine, and sulfur as well as selenium. Vitamins of group B (B1, B2, B3, B5, B6) and vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin E.
Garlic and its medicinal virtues
Garlic or more precisely its bulb has been used and recommended for nearly five thousand years for its hypotensive, antiseptic and bactericidal properties, expectorants and antibiotics, antispasmodic and deworming, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory.
The benefits of garlic, as a hypotensive agent, is effective in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases, it stimulates the heart while facilitating blood flow, regulates blood pressure and blood circulation and considerably slows down the excess and cholesterol levels. ESCOP recommends use in arteriosclerosis, and in lowering cholesterol levels. The WHO (World Health Organization) approves the use of garlic for people with hypertension (decrease and stabilization of blood pressure).
By its recognized antiseptic, bactericidal and expectorant actions, garlic acts to counter respiratory diseases (bronchitis, flu and seasonal infections), and that's not all, it eliminates the pathogenic flora of the digestive system and fights the diarrhea. As a dewormer, garlic treats the body to eradicate parasites (roundworms and pinworms). Studies have shown the effectiveness of garlic to treat complications due to diabetes (antioxidant and anti-inflammatory).
Garlic is a fabulous condiment, which brings incomparable flavor and aroma to culinary dishes, salads, sauces, etc. It is often used to enhance cooking recipes, Savoyard fondue, aioli, ratatouille and many more.
Help and heal
Hypotensive, stimulates the heart, facilitates blood circulation, blood pressure, against arteriosclerosis, lowering cholesterol, against cardiovascular diseases, cases of moderate hypertension, antiseptics, bactericides and expectorants, against diseases contagious, curative of bronchitis, influenza and other seasonal respiratory infections, antibiotic, antispasmodic, fight against diarrhea, reduce blood sugar, dewormer, against parasites such as roundworm (parasitic worm) and pinworm (parasite of the digestive tract), antioxidant and anti-inflammatory, reduces complications from diabetes.