We love garlic! Did you know you can put crushed up garlic in gel capsules as soon as you get sick to give your immune system a boost?? Well, find out more about the magical plant medicine of garlic...
Garlic has been known has one of the oldest known horticultural crops in the Old World. Egyptian and Indian cultures referred to garlic 5000 years ago. There is clear historical evidence for its use by the Babylonians 4500 years ago. The Chinese 2000 years ago. Garlic was given to the laborers and slaves who were building the great pyramids in order to increase their stamina and strength as well as to protect them from disease. The bible mentions garlic (Numbers 11:5). French priests of the Middle Ages used garlic to protect themselves against bubonic plague.
During World War I, European soldiers prevented infection by putting garlic directly on their wounds. Garlic's popularity began to wane in the beginning of the 20th century, and by WW II it was found garlic in restaurants and gourmet shops. Today, after close to 6000 years of folklore, scientific research shows that garlic is an amazing resource of phytochemicals (botanicals) whose wide range of actions can benefit health. Studies show that garlic protects against infection and inflammation, lowers the risk of heart disease, and has anti-cancer and anti-aging effects. To sum up garlic was prized for its antimicrobial effects long before microbes were even discovered.
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How Do I Use Garlic? (Similar to onion)
Helps aid congestion, earaches, compresses for skin problems such as acne and arthritis. Helps heal pulled or torn muscles. Aids in lowering blood pressure and cholesterol. It is a natural blood thinner. It is a great antiviral and so it helps with bronchitis, allergies and asthma. Improves digestion of meat and other heavy foods. It is said that it helps with cancer.
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Few Properties of Garlic
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NMM Products With Garlic
Fire Cider Tonic - A tonic for the whole body to get rid of toxins. Use one teaspoon of this daily to aid your body in removal of toxins
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