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Garlic - medicine from nature

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You might not like garlic, but do not forget that these white cloves are medicine from nature.

Since ancient times, people have used garlic for its healing properties. It contains allicin, a natural antibiotic, iodine, vitamins A, B1 and B2. Garlic also has germanium. This is a very rare natural element that has antitumor activity. The enzymes and hormones in the cloves are also particularly useful for the human body.

100 grams of garlic contains 30.8 g carbohydrates, 6.2 g protein, 1.5 g fiber, 0.2 g fat, 0.15 g iron, 0.2 g phosphorus and 0.15 g ascorbic acid.

Research shows that garlic prevents plaque on the walls of blood vessels and reduces the thickness of the plaque that has already appeared. These are responsible for heart disease and stroke. When you eat garlic, it helps to better supply the bloodstream with nutrients and oxygen.

In Bulgarian folklore, a certain tradition is associated with garlic. On Christmas, adults tie one clove of garlic to children’s clothes, to bring them health and also keep them from evil spirits.

As evil forces came up... During the plague epidemics in the past, people around the world placed a wreath of garlic on the doors of their houses to protect them from the insidious disease.

Garlic is useful in colder months as it boosts the immune system. You will not go wrong if you eat 2 cloves of garlic a day.

There are cases where it is not advisable to use garlic. Avoid it if you have increased gastric secretion, diseased liver, sick bile or kidneys in pregnancy and lactation.