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By Ritika Nath . 9th June 2018 05:00pm

We might not know it yet, but there is a super-food with dozens of health benefits kept in our kitchens! It is none other than a small white bundle packed with nutrients that can work magic- Garlic. A single clove of garlic can solve various health problems like blood pressure, cholesterol, acne, and much more. [caption id="attachment_38814" align="alignnone" width="1296"]Garlic Source[/caption] So here is the list of a few magic remedies of garlic:

1. Lung Infection-

[caption id="attachment_38815" align="alignnone" width="640"]lung infection Source[/caption] Regularly eating raw garlic can help cure lung infection because it contains a compound called, ‘Allicin’. It kills the infection-causing bacteria. Also in case of cold and flu, garlic tea can be very helpful. You can consume it with honey or ginger.

2. Cardiovascular problems-

[caption id="attachment_38817" align="alignnone" width="980"]heart Source[/caption] Garlic contains many antioxidants which lower cholesterol. This is why consuming garlic everyday can regulate blood pressure and blood sugar levels in the body. Make sure that garlic shows all its benefits when eaten raw.

3. Blood purification-

[caption id="attachment_38818" align="alignnone" width="3000"]blood Source[/caption] Consuming 2 cloves of garlic with warm water every morning can help purify blood. It also helps in acne. You should consume a lot of water throughout the day to get the best results.

4. Weight Loss-

[caption id="attachment_38823" align="alignnone" width="1836"]weight loss Source[/caption] This powerhouse of energy can speed up your metabolism and hence lead to a healthy weight loss. This way, you don’t have to skip your meals and spend hours controlling your hunger! Also, garlic is very high in nutritional value and has very less calories.

5. Anti-bacterial and anti-parasitic

[caption id="attachment_38827" align="alignnone" width="600"]bacteria Source[/caption] Garlic has been known for treating fungal and bacterial infections from past 7000 years. A diluted garlic extract can help children who are having tapeworm infections.

6. Good for skin and hair

[caption id="attachment_38828" align="alignnone" width="800"]skin and hair Source[/caption] Not just slowing down aging, garlic is also a very good remedy for fungal infections like Athlete’s foot and ringworms. Rubbing crushed garlic extract on your scalp can also prevent hair loss. The list of benefits a small garlic engraves still goes on. It helps prevent Alzheimer’s diseases and dementia. It also increases live longevity and detoxifies heavy metals. Moreover, it improves bone health and helps in intestinal ailments. It even helps in kidney infections. But as we know excess of anything is dangerous, same goes with garlic too. Don’t consume more than 2-3 cloves a day. Asthma patients should consult a pulmonologist before consuming it in higher amounts. Also, those who are going to have any surgeries or medical operations should not eat garlic. Stay healthy and keep reading on Gabruu.com!