Next time you have a baby prepare to have garlic breath. Except if you have a history of large babies in which case maybe you want to skip the extra doses?2. Garlic strengthens the immune system as well as helps to fight chest infections, coughs and congestion.
In the winter months garlic is a great food to boost your immune system and ward off colds and flu. An old folk remedy is to eat a clove of garlic that has been dipped in honey at the first sign of a cold. Why not try it and see if it works for you?See: 8 Things You’re Doing Wrong With Garlic3. Garlic contains high levels of iodine which makes it a very effective treatment for hyperthyroid conditions.
Treatment with garlic has been shown to greatly improve this condition.4. Scurvy is treated by vitamin C and garlic contains good levels of vitamin C too.5. Popular folklore says that garlic is good for more than scaring hungry vampires away!
Impotency has long been thought to benefit from doses of garlic, and treatment continues in many communities to this day. Why not try treating yourself with garlic for several months before you head off to the doctor for that Viagra prescription?6. Cardiovascular disease can be reduced by ingesting garlic.
LDL cholesterol is no friend of garlic and the aortic plaque deposits that gather on the walls of your body’s veins can be reduced with the use of garlic too. Studies have shown the amazing benefits of taking garlic in relation to heart disease.7. Fungal and bacterial vaginal infections are toast when treated with garlic!
When crushed or bruised, garlic releases Allicin which is a sulphuric compound that is a natural antibiotic. WWI soldiers even apparently used crushed garlic on infected wounds suffered in battle. If you decide to take garlic in tablet form be sure to use powdered capsules. The processes used to create garlic tablets destroy the Allicin that is present.8. Garlic is a great source of vitamin B6 which is needed for a healthy immune system and the efficient growth of new cells.
Vitamin B6 can also assist with mood swings and improve your cheery disposition!Supplement FactsServing Size 1 Softgel
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Odorless Garlic1,000 mg (1 g) ** (Allium sativum)(bulb) (from 10 mg of a 100:1 extract, (equivalent to 1,000 mg of fresh Garlic Bulb)
*Daily Value not established.
Directions: For adults, take one (1) softgel up to four (4) times daily, preferablywith meals.
Other Ingredients: Soybean Oil, Gelatin, Vegetable Glycerin.
WARNING: If you are pregnant, nursing, taking any medications or planning any medicalprocedure, consult your doctor before use.Discontinue use and consult your doctor if any adverse reactions occur. Keep out of reach of children. Store in a cool, dry place. Do not useif seal under cap is broken or missing.