4 Benefits Of Garlic And Honey
Both honey and garlic have powerful antibiotic properties that consolidates your immune system.
What are the Benefits of Honey and Garlic?
Nourishes Your Skin:Wish goodbye to dull skin the moment you start incorporating garlic with honey in your daily routine. Having this mixture on a daily basis rejuvenates your skin and gives you an everlasting glow. Read more natural homemade skin care tips at our blog.
Cures Common Cold and Allergies:The anti-bacterial properties of the honey and garlic cures common cold and allergies in a few days.
Strengthens Immunity:The mixture of garlic and honey helps boost immunity.
Besides these major benefits of garlic and honey, other benefits of garlic and honey include managing your cholesterol levels, helps reduce the chances of heart attack and much more.
Let us delve in to the characteristics of garlic and honey to know how much they can affect your body.
Garlic is used in almost all the dishes you prepare to add flavor to them. But, the properties of garlic are beyond just being a taste enhancer, raw garlic is much more than that. Garlic has been used since ancient times to heal diseases and minor ailments. Different cultures use it for different uses like, Chinese use it for digestion and respiratory disorders and in Roman culture it is used for gastrointestinal disorders and lessen joint diseases. The vital ingredient responsible for garlic’s magical properties is alliin. When you bite into garlic, alliin comes in contact with your body and becomes allicin which has antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties. This compound is preserved in garlic when you have it raw. Once you add the garlic in preparing your food, you tend to destroy this compound and its other healing properties by heating it. Garlic helps in lowering cholesterol levels, treats common cold and strengthens your immune system.
Honey has been used as a natural remedy since ancient times. Honey has both nutritional and medicinal properties that makes it the perfect natural remedy. You must be thinking what makes honey such a beautiful thing? The answer is the antioxidants and enzymes present in honey, also the minerals it contains. You’ll be perplexed to discover the variety of minerals and vitamins honey contains – magnesium, phosphorus, calcium, iron, zinc, potassium, vitamin B6, niacin, thiamin, and the list goes on.
Now imagine, the magnanimous effect on our bodies when we ingest a mixture of honey and garlic. It will just multiply the effect. The benefits of honey and garlic combined together are multifold. Following are the benefits of garlic and honey:
How to Make Garlic and Honey?
Things you need:
- 12-13 cloves of garlic
- One cup of honey (approximately 335g)
- A small jar with a tight-fitting lid.
- Take the 12 cloves and remove the papery layer, make sure you don’t peel it.
- Put these cloves in the jar.
- Slowly pour the cup of honey in the jar.
- Remove air trapped bubbles, if any with a spoon.
- Do ensure that the cloves are fully submerged in the honey.
- Cover the mixture with the lid and leave it for a few days.
- After a few days, open the lid and have it every day to witness great results on your body.
Do make it a point to consume Honey and garlic for a healthy body. Stay Fit*, Feel Young! Find out what are the other benefits of honey.
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