Garlic is present in almost every cuisine in the world, and not only it gives our food special flavor, it is an incredible remedy as well. Although it’s mostly served cooked, garlic has more benefits when eaten raw.

Garlic can preserve your heart health, lower cholesterol and blood pressure, prevent coronary artery disease and reverse atherosclerosis. The healthy vegetable can also help you in cases of hayfever, traveler’s diarrhea, seasonal diseases, bug bites and fungal infections.

Eating garlic regularly will relieve the symptoms of diabetes, enlarged prostate and arthritis, while also boosting your immune system and detoxifying your body. When you combine it with ginger and onion, it becomes an effective detox mixture against the effects of chemotherapy.

How to use garlic

Garlic is best eaten raw as its active ingredient allicin is destroyed by heat. We suggest your crush a garlic clove and leave it for 15 minutes before consumption, which will activate a chemical reaction that makes the compound bioavailable. You should eat garlic on an empty stomach in order to absorb its nutrients best.

Mix some garlic and honey and eat the mixture every day to increase your energy levels and improve your overall health.

How to make a garlic flu tonic

When preparing the remedy, wear gloves if you have sensitive skin and avoid rubbing your eyes.


5 garlic cloves (chopped)

Half a yellow onion (chopped)

2 red chili peppers (chopped)

1 tablespoon of ginger (chopped)

Lemon juice (from one lemon)

Organic apple cider vinegar


Fill a 350-500 ml. mason jar with the onion, then add the garlic, red chili peppers and ginger. Now, squeeze the onion in another bowl and add the juice without the seeds, then top the jar with apple cider vinegar, leaving about a centimeter from the top. In the end, tightly close the jar with a lid and leave it on your counter for a while. You can start using this powerful flu and sore throat remedy after a few days!