Garlic is close in resemblance to the shallot, onion, leek, chive and takkyo. The garlic has been around and in the diets of so many people across the world for over 7000 years. This small pungent vegetable is one of the most commonly used vegetables on the plant. This small yet powerful vegetable is packed with so many medicinal benefits. Garlic has an intense and unique flavour. Garlic can be added to recipes that are sautéed, baked, roasted, braised and can be added to sauces and soups to give it that extra kick! Many people tend to confuse garlic as a herb or spice because of the way it is used, however garlic is just a vegetable, a strongly scented vegetable. Garlic tea on the other hand opens the doors to so many more benefits.
Garlic tea is made in a saucepan where you bring water to a boil with 3 garlic cloves. Add honey and fresh lemon and strain. Garlic tea has many heart protective properties. Garlic tea lowers the cholesterol levels therefore by brewing this cup of goodness your heart will thank you later.
This strong tea is ideal to help you lose weight, this excellent cleanser allows your body to dissolve unwanted fats in the body, and it also accelerates your metabolism and it will have you slimming down in no time! This amazing detoxifier cleanses the body of all toxins as well. This is a great cleanser for the liver and the results are beyond superior. Garlic contains high amounts of sulphur-containing compounds, which are known to activate liver enzymes whose main purpose is to release toxins from the body.
Garlic tea is used to boost the immune system and works as an anti-infection. Garlic contains antiviral, antibacterial and anti-fungal properties allowing it to stand against all infections. In ancient times Greek soldiers drank garlic tea after their battles in order to cure infections. Amazing! Garlic tea contains so many vitamins that your body can’t get enough of. Garlic tea contains vitamins A, B1, B22 and C and of course those trusty anti-oxidants.
The antioxidants in garlic tea are a powerful cancer fighter. The garlic tea boosts something called hydrogen sulphide. The tea can help prevent a wide variety of cancers including colon, breast and prostate.
Garlic tea can also come in hand for so many other miniscule things like a stuffy nose or nasal congestion, it can even be useful for something as simple as a tooth ache.