Saturday, August 17, 2013

Ayurvedic Tips to use Garlic at home for various Treatments

Garlic is very strong-flavored and bitter in taste, but it has wonderful benefits when used as a medicine. It is used as both, culinary ingredient and ayurvedic medicine. It is also known as Allium Sativum and has a magical ingredient in it named allicin, which has anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-fungal and anti-oxidant properties. When you consume garlic in its raw form, it will give you maximum health benefits. It is originally from Asia and has been widely used in Egypt and Greek. When it is used in cooking, it helps you to leave parasites away. Garlic plant grows in the bulb form with the group of six to twelve teeth coated with a thin film. Leaves of garlic plants are white in color, and show many white and red flowers. Fruits of garlic are small in shape and look like a capsule.

Ayurvedic Tips to use Garlic at home for various Treatments

Garlic - Vitamins & Minerals

Vitamins: Beta Carotene, Thiamine (Vitamin B1), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Niacin (Vitamin B3), Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5), Vitamin B6, Folate (Vitamin B9), Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)

Minerals: Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium, Zinc, Manganese, Selenium
It contains high sulfur content and that is the main cause of its antiseptic and antibiotic properties. It increases the production of white blood cells in our body to strengthen our immunity system. Garlic is useful for many health treatments. So, check out the home remedies of garlic below:

For ear pain: If you have sharp pain in your ears, then boil 2-3 garlic in the Sesame oil and put 2 drops of oil in the ear to get relief from the pain. You can do it two to three times a day.

For deep sleep: If you do not get good sleep in the night time, then eat salad with garlic in the night time to get a deep sleep.

Useful for warts and skin spots: If you have warts or skin spots on your body and if you want to remove them naturally, then garlic is the best option. Directly apply raw garlic on warts and acne spots. Apply it daily and you will get rid of warts and acne spots easily.

To lower blood pressure: Person who is suffering from the high blood pressure, should consume 2-3 garlic cloves daily to reduce the blood pressure naturally. Or prepare garlic syrup by mixing two whole garlic, sugar and glass of water. Take 3 tbsp of syrup daily to resolve the high blood pressure problem.

Best home remedy for Rheumatism: Prepare massage oil for any kind of joints pain by boiling 3-4 garlic cloves in 3 tbsp of Sesame oil and massage it on swollen joints. It will work as anti-inflammatory medicine. You can also rub raw peeled garlic on sore and swollen joints to get relief from the pain.

Useful in muscle aches: If you have muscles pain, then make a paste of head of garlic and rub it on the whole affected area and leave it for whole night to get relief from the unbearable muscles pain.

Hair loss: If you are facing the problem of hair loss, then garlic will resolve the problem without any side effects. Mix 1 tsp of garlic juice, 8 oz. of rosemary tea, 1 tsp of honey and lemon juice. Apply this mixture on your scalp by rubbing it and wash after some time.

Smoking cessation: You will be surprised to know that if you want to quit smoking and can’t do it due to your obsession about it, then garlic will help you to quit smoking. Consume couple of raw garlic on an empty stomach with 2 lemon juice before your lunch and dinner time to quit smoking naturally.

Restore virility: To resolve the problem of virility, mix garlic with wheat germ oil and cayenne; and consume it daily. Even you can rub raw garlic in the area of lumbar spine.

Resolve the problem of whooping cough: If you are suffering from pertussis, then spread garlic paste on the chest and back. Its heating property will soften the cough and give you relief from it. Even you can drink garlic mixed with honey and lemon in one glass of water to prevent flu and allergies.

Reduce Toothaches: Due to antibacterial, analgesic and anesthetizing properties of garlic, it will help to cure toothaches. You will get instant relief from the gum infection or toothache problem by rubbing garlic oil or a piece of crushed garlic clove on the ache area of your teeth.

Diabetes: It is advised to consume one capsule of garlic or one or two garlic cloves daily to control your blood sugar naturally. Garlic regulates the blood sugar level by releasing insulin in your body.

High Cholesterol: Many people die today of heart attack. Main reason of heart attack is excessive amount of cholesterol in blood stream. If you take 600-900mg of garlic everyday, then you will be at lowest risk of heart attack as it cuts down the cholesterol levels.

Helps for detoxification: Our all food supplies are full of toxin nowadays. It can create many immune disorders like cancer, aids, arthritis, multiple sclerosis, chronic fatigue, etc. Daily consumption of garlic will flush out heavy metals like lead and mercury from your body.

Mosquito repellent: Mix some of the crushed cloves of garlic and put it into one ounce mineral oil for 24 hours. Now mix the garlic-scented oil and 2 cups of water with 1 tsp of lemon juice. Spray it in room with the help of spray bottle to repel mosquitoes.

Splinter removal: Splinters are very painful, and it becomes very irritating and painful to remove splinter when it goes deep into the skin. If you caught splinter, apply thin slice of garlic on it and you can use bandage to hold on. Garlic will help splinter come out of your skin within hour.

Gas prevention: Garlic contains sulfur in high amount and it reduces any chance of uncomfortable stomach-distension gas problem. Garlic kills harmful intestinal bacteria, and also helps your digestion smoother to avoid digestion problems.

Useful for wounds: If you have deep wounds, then apply garlic paste on wound area to avoid any infection and formation of pus.

Relieve from headache: If you have headache, then put 2-3 drops of garlic oil in nostrils to get relief from the headache.

Paralysis: If you are affected with facial paralysis, then consume crushed 3-4 garlic cloves with Sesame oil daily to improve the condition.

Treat eczema: Apply paste of garlic on the area of eczema and leave it for some time till it become dry. It will resolve the problem of eczema naturally.

Hysteria: If you suffer from Hysteria, then smell raw crushed garlic to resolve the problem of Hysteria.

Dog bite: If you got dog bite and if you are worried that you might caught rabies virus, then immediately apply crushed raw garlic on the bite area and consume more garlic in your diet.


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