If you have this common problem, garlic clove on a string will bring immediate relief
Also known as "poor man's penicillin", Dr. Weil considers garlic to be one of the most versatile remedies out there. From colds to candida, there isn't much garlic can't cure. Thanks to its antiviral, antibacterial properties, garlic has been proven to be just as effective as a lot of over the counter treatments.
According to Top 10 Remedies, garlic has the power to fight fungal infections, both when applied topically or taken orally. Ringworm, athletes foot, and thrush, are all treatable with a garlic paste. Consuming raw garlic also helps fight fungal infections by attacking them at the source.
Treat A Cough
Garlic acts as both an expectorant and an antibiotic. Top 10 Remedies recommends boiling a few cloves of garlic in water and adding oregano, then drinking the mixture.
Heal A Cold Sore
Reader's Digest recommends garlic as a natural way to heal cold sores. Simply hold a sliver of garlic to the infected area and allow its anti-inflammatory properties to do the work.
A Clove A Day Keeps The Doctor Away!
Keep colds at bay with daily garlic consumption. Eaten raw or brewed in a tea, garlic has amazing antioxidant properties that help fight colds at the source, while also helping to strengthen the immune system.
Obliterate A Yeast Infection
Garlic kills yeast. If you are a baker, you probably know not to add garlic while dough is rising, as this counteracts the effects of yeast. This is why it comes as no surprise that garlic can also kill a yeast infection. Midwifery Today actually recommends putting an entire clove of garlic into the vagina at the first signs of yeast infection. For easy removal, thread string through the clove before inserting. For mild symptom, leave the clove intact- any cuts in the garlic will intensify the treatment.
A study published in the Iranian Journal of Midwifery and Nursing found that vaginal cream containing garlic and thyme was just as effective at fighting symptoms of yeast infections as clotrimazole creams commonly used to treat vaginitis.
Earth Clinic recommends garlic as a natural way to treat a toothache or an absence. Because garlic is a member of the allium family, it contains a unique combination of flavonoids as well as sulfur-containing ingredients. This unique compound is quite effective at treating a number of ailments, including those in the mouth.
Simply crush a fresh piece of garlic in the mouth, paying special attention to the infected area. Slowly, the garlic will numb the area. Rinse your mouth out with warm water when you are done, adding a few drops of peppermint oil to the rinse for added freshness.
Possible Cancer Treatment
According to WebMD, garlic is often used to prevent and treat different types of cancer. Some claim that garlic is even an effective remedy for prostate cancer. The American Cancer Society recommends daily consumption of garlic to help ward off cancer, as stated in this Livestrong article.
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Share The Secret
Once you've tried these important garlic tricks, be sure to pass them along to your friends and loved ones! Everyone can benefit from these powerful health properties.