Garlic and its virtues

Do you regularly consume garlic? Do you know the benefits and virtues of garlic? Since the dawn of time, garlic has been used by men. Used as a condiment in the kitchen, a flavouring and a medicine, garlic is effective in treating and coping with various illnesses. Weight loss, body care, pesticide, remedy, garlic is used in everyday life..

Garlic and its virtues

A monocotyledonous perennial vegetable plant with a strong odour, garlic is consumed regularly by humans. Used as a flavouring, a condiment and a medicine to treat various illnesses, garlic is an essential plant to be used in everyday life. A true natural health remedy, garlic is very easy to obtain.  It is a condiment that can be eaten cooked or fresh. It is regularly introduced into our kitchens. On the other hand, garlic consumption should be moderate. For example, an adult should not eat more than one clove 2 or 3 times a day.  And, children should take a quarter and a half clove once or twice a day.

What is the nutritional value of garlic?

  • Rich in calcium.
  • Rich in Vitamin C and iron.
  • Source of Vitamin B6 which improves the immune system, growth and mood.

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  Where does garlic come from?  

Native to Central Asia, garlic is a plant regularly consumed by men.  

  • In China

From 2000 B.C., garlic was used in China as a health remedy.

  • In Ancient Egypt

In ancient Egypt, garlic had deity status. Garlic bulbs were found in the tombs of the pharaohs.  One can mention the famous tomb of Tutankhamun, who is a true emblematic figure of Ancient Egypt. (4,000 years BC )

  • In Ancient Greece

Greek Olympic athletes used garlic for its tonic and performance effects.  In addition, the Greek physician Hippocrates (460 -370 BC) regularly consumed garlic as a natural remedy for human health. For example, he used it to treat respiratory diseases, fatigue, poor digestion and to fight against parasites.

  • In ancient India

The people used garlic as an aphrodisiac. They were very interested in its therapeutic qualities.

  • Among the Romans

Roman warriors wore a clove of garlic around their necks. They used it to soothe a toothache.  

How do you use garlic in everyday life?

 Toutes ces informations sont à titre informatifs, n’oubliez pas de demander l’avis d’un médecin. Caution: the consumption of garlic in high doses is not recommended. This can be detrimental to your health. It also increases your body odour. You should not feed garlic to your animals. All this information is for information only, do not forget to seek the advice of a doctor.
Health & Beauty  

  • Cold and cough remedy.
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Cold Remedy

Garlic has been used for years to treat colds and coughs. It relieves throat inflammation and dissipates excess mucus as a cough syrup.
Comment faire ?

  • 1/Cut a clove of garlic.
  • 2/Dip in hot water for 5 minutes.
  • 3/Drink the liquid. This is a natural cough remedy.
  • 4/To improve the taste, you can add ginger or honey.
  • 5/For colds, a natural remedy is to eat a clove of garlic that has been soaked in honey when you have a cold.


  • Getting rid of acne
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Garlic can be used as a home remedy for acne. Indeed, its antibacterial properties help to lighten skin tone.
How to do ?

  • 1/Cut a clove of raw garlic in half.
  • 2/Scrub it on the areas where there is acne.


  • Skin Cleanser
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Skin Cleanser

Many women use garlic to cleanse the skin. It is used to cleanse the face, dry acne and care for the skin.
How to proceed ?

  • 1/Prepare a finely extracted garlic paste with olive oil and sugar.
  • 2/Clean the face by massaging the skin in circular movements.
  • 3/Then rinse.


  • Weight loss
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According to research, garlic has properties to help with weight loss.  It sends signs of satiety and helps you feel full very quickly.  It also helps burn calories.

  • Treating cold sores

Garlic is very useful for treating cold sores.
How to do ?

  • 1 / Cut a raw clove of garlic in half
  • 2 / Then apply it directly on cold sores.


  • Treating athletes’ feet.
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Greek athletes loved garlic to heal their feet. Garlic is effective in curing foot fungus.
How to proceed ?

  1. Crush a few cloves of garlic.
  2. Place the garlic cloves in a basin of hot water.
  3. Then soak them for about half an hour.


  • Fight against hair loss
Fight against hair loss

Garlic can be used to help stimulate hair growth when you lose your hair or become bald.
How to do ?

  • 1/Macerate one chopped clove of garlic in olive oil for one day.
    2/Filter the oil.
    3/Apply for a scalp massage.
    4/Renew once or twice a week.
    5/Smell disappears when hair is dried and washed.


  • Help for babies during pregnancy.

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Research has shown that garlic helps babies gain weight while in the womb.

  • Relieve ear infections

Garlic can be a popular remedy for the bacteria that cause ear infections.
How to do ?

  • 1/ Crush a clove of garlic in a press
    2/ Put a teaspoon of hot olive oil for 5 minutes.
    3/ Let it cool down!
    4/Drop a few drops in your ear.


  • Prostate Cancer

According to one study, garlic intake may reduce the risk of prostate cancer. It’s all in the Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention. In addition, garlic may be effective in preventing bladder cancer, colon cancer, breast cancer, stomach cancer and of course prostate cancer. All this is due to vitamin B6 which has the ability to fight these cancers..

  • Reduce cholesterol and high blood pressure

A study published in the journal of Nutritional Biochemistry explains that taking garlic extract supplements can help reduce high cholesterol and high blood pressure. Cardiovascular disease can be reduced through the absorption of garlic.
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  • Maintain intestinal health

Eating garlic on a regular basis can maintain intestinal health. It kills harmful intestinal bacteria, promotes the growth of flora and makes digestion better.

  • Treatment for hyperthyroidism.

The iodine in garlic can be used as a treatment for hyperthyroidism. 

  • Use as an aphrodisiac

Since the dawn of time, garlic has been used as an aphrodisiac. It facilitates the circulation, the pumping of blood into the limbs. This effect increases the stamina of men in the bedroom. . 
Pesticide in gardens or houses  

  • Use garlic as a pesticide.
Pesticide for your gardens

 Garlic can be used as a pesticide in your gardens to help control aphids, caterpillars, whiteflies, squash bugs. 
How do we proceed?

  • 1 / Chop 3 cloves of garlic.
  • 2 / Let them sit in 2 tablespoons of mineral oil for 24 hours.
  • 3 / Then, filter the garlic and add the oil with a teaspoon of dish soap, for one liter of water in a spray bottle.
  • 4 / Spray on the infested plants.


  • Mosquito repellent
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Garlic to fight mosquito bites

Garlic can be used as mosquito repellent. It repels mosquitoes and other insects. You can either:

  • Rub the garlic on your skin to scare off the mosquitoes.
  • Where do the garlic cloves leave mosquitoes?
  • Where to pour chopped garlic cloves infused with an ounce of mineral oil in a spray bottle for 24 hours. You mix it with 2 cups of water and 1 teaspoon of squeezed lemon juice.

Other uses of garlic in everyday life  

  • Attract fish to fishermen..

Some fishermen recommend  garlic cloves to attract catfish, carp, trout, bass and other species. Garlic is an excellent bait fish..

  • Glass repair

Did you know that garlic is a natural adhesive? It helps glass stay together by filling those cracks. It is a quick fix for damaged glass.
How do we proceed?

  • 1/ Crush a  garlic clove.
  • 2/Scrub the sticky juice from a clove of garlic over the micro-cracks.
  • 3/Wipe off excess liquid.


  • To be used as glue

Garlic can be used as a glue in paper crafting. Garlic can be used instead of glue.

  • Ice surfaces

Garlic salt works very well in de-icing roads, sidewalks and other surfaces.

  • DIY surface cleaner

How do you do it?

  • 1/Chop 3-4 cloves of garlic.
  • 2/Drop into a spray bottle filled with white vinegar.
  • 3/Add a few drops of lemon oil.
  • 4/And you have a disinfectant spray.

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