Nature provides some of the most powerful ingredients for the human health. One of these ingredients is the garlic. It has specific taste and it also plays a very important role in the kitchen. Besides being common cooking ingredient garlic is actually best known for its success in the treatment of numerous ailments like hayfever, cold, flu, fungal infections and bug bites.

It has several healing properties since it acts as prevention and treatment remedy. Firstly, garlic lowers the blood pressure and cholesterol levels. It acts preventively when it comes to heart diseases and it is a control tool for osteoarthritis symptoms.

Garlic is a powerful instrument which boosts immunity and eliminates toxins. In combination with ginger and onion, garlic cleanses the body and therefore, it is especially recommended after chemo therapies. The best way to use garlic is raw – crashed and chopped cloves of garlic are most effective when consumed 15 minutes before eating or drinking.

Another combination which can bring your health to optimal level is a mixture of 2-3 chopped garlic cloves and 1 tablespoon of honey.

Garlic can be used as a flu tonic. For this tonic you will need the following ingredients: 5 garlic cloves (chopped), 2 red chili peppers (chopped), 1 juiced lemon, 1 tablespoon of chopped ginger and raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar. The method of preparation is as follows:

In a 300-350ml jar add one layer of chopped onion. Over it add a layer of chopped garlic. Next, add the hot peppers including their seeds. Over them add the ginger and juice the lemon. Finally, pour over organic apple cider vinegar.

Do not overfull the jar, leave a centimeter of free space from the rim. This tonic is excellent for sore throat relief, cold and flu symptoms. When preparing the same wear gloves since if your skin is too sensitive it may cause skin rashes or burns.