Not - The secret of garlic.
Чеснок от гриппа и простудных заболеваний все знают, а как правильно использовать ни кто не знает.
Популярная овощная культура у многих народов по всему миру, что объясняется острым вкусом и характерным запахом, связанным с наличием в составе растения органических сульфидов (тиоэфиров). Дольки луковицы («зубчики») используются в качестве посевного материала, употребляются в пищу (в сыром или приготовленном виде, как приправа). Листья, стрелки и цветоносы также съедобны и употребляются в основном у молодых растений.
Чеснок широко используется в медицине благодаря антисептическому действию.
In ancient times, many cultures used garlic as medicine.
In India and China, it was used as an aid in digestion, breathing problems, and to fight parasitic infections.
Garlic was referenced in Canon of Medicine as having a compound that works against “arthritis, toothache, chronic cough, constipation, parasitic infestation, snake and insect bites, and gynecologic diseases, as well as in infectious diseases (as antibiotic)
The use of garlic became more common in Medieval times and is still a popular remedy for many ailments.
The plant grows up to four feet high and is of the bulbous plant family.
Garlic bulbs, or the head, contain about 10-20 cloves.
Allicin is the main component of garlic that has healing properties.
It is produced when garlic is broken, either sliced or crushed, and the enzyme is activated.
Health Benefits of Garlic
Although garlic does not typically serve as a major source of essential nutrients, it may contribute to several dietary factors with potential health benefits.
These include the presence of oligosaccharides, arginine-rich proteins, and, depending on soil and growing conditions, selenium and flavonoids.
According to the Journal of Nutrition, “Countless studies have demonstrated the value of vegetables and fruits in the prevention of cancer and heart disease…
As research advances, it is apparent that many vegetables and fruits have antioxidant capabilities and, as mentioned, the effects are often synergistic rather than additive.
Such agents influence inflammation, differentiation, and many other basic ailments.
The anti-cancer effects of phytochemicals are increasingly recognized as complex and multifactorial.”
Good for Your Metabolism
The nervous system is the major communication network in the human body.
Its normal functioning is strongly dependent on the maintenance of its structural integrity and many complex metabolic processes.
Neurological disease can be a result of malnutrition or mal-absorption, which then lead to bigger neurological problems.
The central nervous system controls all bodily functions, degenerative diseases that affect the brain, the spine, and the spinal cord.
The neurodegenerative disorders include Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, and more.
While Alzheimer’s Disease is the most common neurodegenerative disorder, one of the main culprits happens when the nervous system is overridden with bad cholesterol.
Garlic is now being used for its ability to lower cholesterol in smaller animals.
“A number of studies have similarly shown that garlic and garlic preparations significantly reduced plasma lipids, especially total cholesterol and LDL-cholesterol in humans…
Animal studies have shown that supplementation of garlic in the diet depressed the hepatic activities of lipogenic and cholesterogenic enzymes.”
Subjects with cardiovascular disease have shown positive results when taking even as little as 1g of garlic every day.
There has been a reduction in clots, tumors, and other cell degeneration.
The property of garlic rich in antioxidants fights the free radicals that promote cancer in human and animal subjects.
By helping to remove these toxins, the body is less susceptible to cell retardation.
Cancer is the leading disease for Americans.
Studies have shown that ingesting 5 grams of garlic every day blocks the excretion of nitropoline—an enzyme that helps to retard cancer cells.
One study claims: “Preclinical models provide rather compelling evidence that garlic and its associated components can lower the incidence of breast, colon, skin, uterine, esophagus, and lung cancers.
Suppression of nitrosamine formation continues to surface as one of the most likely mechanisms by