For thousands of years, garlic has been used as medicine and as food. Garlic is native to the Asian region, and it is a huge staple in the Mediterranean area.Ancient Egyptians have been using garlic throughout history, for medical and culinary uses. Garlic can be easily grown all year round.
Garlic has been known to help with many diseases and medical issues like; high blood pressure, high cholesterol, osteoporosis, strokes and cancer. It is used to fight colon and stomach cancers. Garlic is a natural antibiotic and and can be used as a remedy to fight off infections and used as a disinfectant. Garlic oil gets rid of skin infections, such as ringworm. It can also help remove toxins and mercury from your body.
Consuming garlic raw would be ideal. Cooked garlic has nearly the number of enzymes that your body needs to have all these great affects.
Ways to add raw garlic into your diet-
If you can stand the strong taste of garlic that would be great! You can add it to salads, dressings (such as olive oil), or even eat it right out of the skin.
For those of you who cannot stand the taste of raw garlic, you can try cutting garlic into pill size pieces and chasing it down with water, just like you would with any vitamin or medication.
I hope you love garlic already and want to consume it even more now, or if you do not like garlic, maybe give one of my suggestions above a try.