Garlic is full of germanium. Garlic has more germanium than any other herb and germanium is an anti-cancer agent. In fact, garlic has been shown to retard tumor growth in human subjects in some parts of the world. Another benefit of garlic is it helps regulate the body’s blood pressure. So garlic can help you whether when you have problems with low or high blood pressure.
Garlic helps strengthen your body’s defenses against allergies, helps loosen plaque from the artery walls and regulate your blood sugar levels. Garlic is the best choice for killing and expelling parasites from the human body.
In addition to all these benefits, garlic is full of vitamins and nutrients such as protein, potassium, Vitamins A, B, B2 and C, Calcium, Zinc and many others.
In a 12-week, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, allicin powder was found to reduce the incidence of the common cold by over 50%. Garlic can thin the blood similar to the effect of aspirin.
Why you should suck on garlic?
Sucking on garlic is a great idea to turbo-charge your immune system. You can simply suck on a clove of raw garlic, or, to make it more enjoyable soak a clove, or a slice of a clove, in raw, local honey and start increasing the quantity gently. After sucking and follow with a sprig of fresh mint or parsley to freshen your breath. After sucking, you should brush your teeth or put a sprig of fresh mint, parsley or one teaspoon of grounded coffee or coffee bean to refresh your breath.