In folk (alternative) medicine, garlic is used in almost all health problems. This “miracle of nature” is rich with useful substances that are not present in a quantity in any other herb.
Garlic has an antivirus, antifungal, and antibacterial effect, so it is used as a natural antibiotic against herpes, fungal and other infections and is an excellent natural antioxidant. It acts preventively against cancer and diseases of the cardiovascular system and strengthens the immune system. With regular consumption of garlic, you can regulate cholesterol levels in the blood and prevent blood clot and capillaries. Garlic is often used against headaches and painful cramps in the calves, which often occur in the elderly people, as a positive act of maintaining the elasticity of blood vessels and reducing blood viscosity. Consumption of garlic improves digestion and the operation of the stomach, stimulates the liver, kidney, and prostate, helps in the treatment of various lung diseases, influenza and bronchitis. In folk (alternative) medicine, garlic is used to expel intestinal worms in children.
* ALTERNATIVE REMEDY WITH GARLIC AGAINST ACNE
If you suffer from acne, chop a clove of garlic and place it on the problematic area. The result is visible after only a few minutes, the redness around the acne immediately disappear.
* ALTERNATIVE REMEDY WITH GARLIC AGAINST HERPES
Virus infection called herpes is very unpleasant, but if you put chopped garlic on herpes to stand for 10 minutes and repeat this 5 times within 12 hours, the next morning you wake up without any trace of it.
* ALTERNATIVE REMEDY – GARLIC AGAINST HAIR LOSS
If you are one of the people who suffer from hair loss, the whole head rub with oil in which is placed fresh crushed garlic. Do this once a week and massage the head ten minutes. Then wash the hair with normal shampoo.
* ALTERNATIVE REMEDY – GARLIC AGAINST A COUGH
Garlic has antibiotic activity, so if you suffer from a cough, in ½ cup (one decilitre) of boiling water put crushed cloves of garlic and then drink the liquid tea.
* GARLIC AGAINST THE COMMON COLD
Garlic has antiviral properties, so use plenty for cooking and take one clove with breakfast and one clove with dinner until to get well. Garlic’s potent chemicals are excreted via the lungs, so it is especially useful if the cold develops into a chest infection.
* GARLIC TEA – REDUCTION OF BAD CHOLESTEROL
2 cups of water and 1 teaspoon chopped garlic put in a teapot and wait to boil. Once the tea boils, set aside, cool and drink 2-3 times a day, with a break of 4-5 hours between two drinking.
* GARLIC AGAINST MELTING FAT IN THE BLOOD
To clean the fat in the blood should be consumed one clove of garlic every morning and evening every day. If the person does not want to consume garlic, then you can prepare a garlic tincture as follows: in 34 fl oz (1 liter) alcohol place 10 finely chopped cloves of garlic. Allow to stand for 10 days at room temperature, strain and take 5-6 drops of this tincture per day, with meal or liquids.
* DROPS OF GARLIC AGAINST INFLAMMATION OF THE EAR, NOSE, THROAT, AND ITCHING
2 clove garlic oppress in a pestle, place in a jar and pour a half cup of olive oil. Let the mixture to stand in daylight for 10 days, with the stir for 2-3 times. After 10 days strain the mixture and place a drop of purified glycerin. Transfer to a dark bottle, sealed, then refrigerated. The expiry date of these drops is 2 months. 2-3 drops of these are putting directly to the inflamed sites, once daily.
* WINE WITH GARLIC AGAINST KIDNEY STONES
Peel 4 heads of garlic, finely chopped, oppressed and spill over with 17 fl oz (500 ml) of white wine. Boil for 15 minutes on low heat and strain. Drink one small cup every morning before breakfast.
* WINE WITH GARLIC FOR TREATMENT INFLAMMATION OF THE BLADDER, CYSTITIS
In 34 fl oz (1 liter) of homemade wine is placed 9 oz (250 grams) of garlic and placed to boil for 30 minutes in a covered pot. After 30 minutes, strain and let stand to cool. After cooling, collect in dark bottles. From this wine drink one small cup 3 times a day before a meal.
* BATH OF GARLIC AGAINST HEMORRHOIDS
One clove garlic finely chops and place in 17 fl oz (half a liter) of lukewarm milk. Let stand for 20 minutes, then sit in it. This bath is practiced 7-10 days.
* POTION WITH GARLIC FOR TREATMENT OF ANGINA PECTORIS
In a saucepan with 34 fl oz (1 liter) of cold water put 36 cloves of finely chopped garlic and 3 sliced lemons. Pot placed over low heat to boil, but be careful the water not to boil. Before the water boils take it off the fire and let stand 12 hours, then strain. The liquid is stored in a bottle and drink it for 0,7-1,4 fl oz (20-40 milliliters), every morning on an empty stomach. Treatment lasts 40 days.
* BALM WITH GARLIC AGAINST TUMOR OF SKIN AND SKIN EXCRESCENCE
In a cup of water put 2 drain figs to soften, then pureed and mixed with acidified yeast and a clove of mashed garlic. Balm applied to the gauze and placed on painful areas. The whole procedure is repeated every day until tumor (growth on the skin) disappears.