Garlic is useful properties

August 12, 2017 17:59 | Drug Plants

(Allium sativum L.) Garlic (onion, garlic, chasnik, abutment, etc..) -. A perennial bulbous plant of the onion family (Alliaceae) in height and 1.5 m complex Egg-shaped bulb is covered with several dry white or purple films, consists of small (up to 4 cm) bulbs - cloves, also dressed dry films.

Leaves flat, linear, pointed, up to 1 m in length.Leaves broadly linear, flat, keeled below, the top slightly grooved, sharp.

The flowers are pale lilac, to 3 mm in length, are collected in inflorescence few-flowered umbrella, surrounded by deciduous sheeted cover.Inflorescences in the form of an umbrella covered before flowering filmy veil.Umbrella with numerous bulbils.Flowers on long stalks, reddish or greenish-white.It blooms in June and July.

Homeland - South Asia.Cultivated in many countries.It propagated vegetatively by grafting cloves.Use a bulb containing volatile, crystalline substance alliin (0.3%), which, under the action of the enzyme allinazy forms allicin, has a strong bactericidal effect.Als

o contains a fatty oil (0.06%), an essential oil, inulin, phytosterol, vitamin C (30 mg%).

bulb with numerous sessile, white or greyish, oblong-ovate bulbils, prisoners in general white membranous skin.Stem mostly to the middle of leafy.

Medicinal raw materials are garlic bulbs, which contain essential oils, glucoside Aliyah, iodine, polysaccharides, sulfur and volatile substances.How to be treated with garlic, see here.

History. In many states of the ancient world garlic was considered like one of the main spices to food and medicine.Thus, the Sumerians around 2300 BCWe began to use garlic.Egyptians, Persians, Greeks and Romans are equally widely used garlic in food and beverages.In the "Book of Wisdom" King Solomon's among the most useful plants mentioned garlic.Ancient Greek physician Dioscorides one of the first to use garlic to treat burns.In Chinese and Tibetan medicine, he was considered a good tool, reducing fatigue during heavy physical exertion, rickets, prophylactic against cancer.In Russia, used garlic for protection against cholera, plague, typhoid fever.

experimental and clinical data. Garlic - widely used therapeutic agent against a large number of diseases in folk medicine of all peoples.Juice of garlic and plain water extract characterized by a strong antimicrobial activity against Staphylococcus aureus and alpha-hemolytic streptococci, and many intestinal pathogens (dysentery, typhoid, if pathogenic bacteria, enterococci).It is recommended for hypertension, insomnia, gout and sore throat, flatulence, swelling, for prevention and treatment of influenza.Successfully used topically for the treatment of psoriasis, hair strengthening, for burns.Experiments have shown that garlic lowers cholesterol, promotes regression of atherosclerotic plaques.

Application. produced tablets "allicor" and "Alisat" (preparations containing garlic powder), which are highly effective for the prevention and treatment of hypertension, thrombosis, atherosclerosis and other cardiovascular diseases.

Drugstore means:

1) tincture on alcohol: 15 or 30 g;use 15 drops 3 times a day;

2) extractor allyl salts: 10-15 drops (milk) 2-3 times a day.

The most common method is the use of garlic its reception dinner for 2 - 3 heads (peeled cloves), better with yogurt.

In medical practice, preparations of garlic are used for intestinal, flatulence, to suppress the processes of putrefaction and fermentation in the gut, colitis, dysentery and as a very effective a sedative as well as for hypertension and atherosclerosis.

There are positive results in the treatment of garlic preparations trihomonadnyh obesity (swabs from the pulp of garlic), some diseases of the ear, lung, festering sores and wounds (oparivanie for 10 minutes gruel of garlic), dysentery, and others.

In folk medicine garlic preparations have long been used in the gastro-intestinal diseases and for the prevention of them in hypertension, as well as in atony of the stomach and intestines, indigestion, inflammation of the cecum, respiratory diseases, tuberculosis of the throat, especially at a purulent inflammation of the lungs, bronchial asthma, jaundice, dropsy, arteriosclerosis, flu.Garlic preparations refers to the means for the treatment of precancerous lesions and cancer of various localizations.

Externally garlic used in trihomonadnyh inflammation of the female genital organs, skin diseases.

Inside, in addition, is used as a diuretic for almost all diseases of the bladder and kidneys, as the antiseptic, antiscorbutic and antimalarial drug, swelling of feet and enlarged spleen.

Garlic mustard is replaced with headaches and pains in the chest.Ointment or the juice of garlic is used for warts and blisters, bites of snakes and scorpions, and chronic purulent ulcers (use the infusion of garlic vinegar or juice and vinegar).

When garlic breath is removed chewing fresh parsley root or root of calamus.


1/3 bottle filled with finely chopped (or gruel) garlic.Pour the vodka, or 70-degree alcohol.Infuse 14 days in a dark place, shaken daily.

Take 5 drops 3 times a day before meals on a teaspoon of cold water.

Cleans the circulatory system of all kinds of deposits, reduces high blood pressure, cleanses the stomach, beneficial effect at spasms of cerebral vessels.

At home, you can prepare the infusion: 250 grams of garlic bulblets cleaned from the husk, grind and pour a liter of vodka and let stand for 14 days at 30 ° C.The bottle was good clog, pour the wax plug and keep warm.The contents of the flask through the filter gauze.When influenza epidemics and intestinal infectious diseases take 10 - 15 drops.Mixed with honey tincture is used to treat inflammatory diseases of the upper respiratory tract.

tincture in vodka: 10 heads of finely chopped or minced garlic or 1 to 0.5 liters of vodka;insist 8 days in the dark;use for 1/2 hour. spoon 3 times a day.

alcoholic extract use in hypertension, atherosclerosis.Garlic preparations lower blood pressure, and increases the amplitude slow heart rate, inhibit cholinesterase activity, dilate blood vessels, increases diuresis, secretion and peristalsis of the gastrointestinal tract.


thick ointment (used most often when warts): half the crushed garlic mixed with pork fat.

vinegar Ointment (liquid): 1 part crushed garlic vinegar to 4 parts.

Natural garlic

1. Chive nadkusyvayut and held in the mouth, sucking the juice, as long as possible (until the felt isolation juice) followed by rote.The goal - the juice and essential oils evaporate and encapsulate the throat, this treat his tuberculosis.

2. Clove of garlic with salt nadkusyvayut and sucking the juice begin to pumpkin seeds.Gnaw seeds for a long time, and then again sucked the juice of garlic salt (clove) - and again pumpkin seeds.This continues until the jaundice has not yet passed.

tampons into the vagina of freshly grated garlic pulp.Take a piece of gauze of size 10 x 10 cm, put it into gruel, knotted, inserted into the vagina and kept for 3-4 hours a day, and sometimes longer.This garlic pulp is used in the treatment of some forms of precancer lips, limited and less diffuse hyperkeratosis, leukoplakia, cracks and simple ulcers.

poultices for painful tumors: first prepare a decoction or infusion, then soak it in a piece of cloth, slightly wring out and attach to the sore spot is still hot.

emulsion tensile muscle and ligament ruptures: boil simmered garlic cloves and eucalyptus leaves in any animal fat.When the drug has cooled and hardened, rub it into the skin to eliminate the tension and inflammation.

to neutralize the smell of garlic should be chewed 2 - 3 coffee beans, a few grains of aniseed or cumin, cardamom, you can also eat an apple or a piece of parsley.

perfect therapeutic agents used since ancient times for the treatment of many diseases (atherosclerosis, cardiovascular disease, chronic lead poisoning, etc.).

Unfortunately, garlic is not recommended in renal disease.



1 medium head of garlic, 1 - 1.5 cups of infusion of wormwood.


Grind garlic, pour 1 cup boiling water, heat in a water bath or light the fire for 20-30 minutes.Cool at room temperature.Mix with wormwood extract.

application method.

enemas to do for several days (4-5 days), after which the material investigated perianal scrape.

Keep in mind that long-term consumption of wormwood drugs in large quantities can cause poisoning.

fight against infection, inflammation, toxins

Medical virtues of garlic are not limited to anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties.It's hard to find a disease, the treatment of which would not priyudilsya garlic.Cold - eat garlic, bitten by a snake or a scorpion - garlic smeared ointment, wound worm - eat garlic with milk.Garlic helps in the case of the most dangerous diseases today for mankind - cardiovascular diseases and cancer.This vegetable crop is particularly good for the prevention and strengthen the body.Garlic boosts the immune system of the body, improves the functioning of the respiratory, digestive and nervous systems.

mentioned in the previous section, the substance allicin alliin and belong to the so-called volatile (from Greek phyton -. Plants and Latin caedo -. Kill).It - biologically active substances that nature has provided for the plants to protect them from various biological invaders: bacteria, viruses, fungi, microscopic parasites.It was found that the garlic volatile successfully cope with staphylococcus, typhoid and dysenteric bacteria, E. coli, so many fungi, including yeast and harmful.Garlic - one of the few natural resources, which, along with the destruction of bacteria and viruses efficiently protects the body from toxins produced by these infectious agents.In the fight against toxic substances succeeded sulfur components of garlic, which are "glued" poison molecules before they begin to poison the body.Garlic "stranglehold" he acts on poisons, like a boa constrictor rabbit, like paralyzes them.They become passive and eliminated from the body without any damage to it.If you ever eaten a dish freshness suspicious, do not be lazy to eat more, and a couple of cloves of garlic.It will prevent poisoning or, in extreme cases, will minimize its effects.Please note active men in favor of garlic in the case of alcohol withdrawal syndrome.

For centuries, mankind has not only noticed the antibacterial properties of garlic, but also developed a lot of recipes that allow you to benefit from this vegetable with the greatest efficiency.For example, in the treatment of a cold well help specially prepared with garlic decoction, tincture, syrup, butter, juice, and garlic with honey and milk.The broth is prepared simply

.Take 2-3 cloves of garlic and finely chop them.Put on the fire water (in volume 2 cups) in an enamel pan or any stainless steel tanks (it is important that cookware material is not oxidized).Once the water starts to boil, add the cooked chopped garlic.Without boil, strain it, let it brew and drink during the acute illness 1/2 cup at intervals of 4-5 hours.We do not recommend to cook large quantities of broth with a stock: it must be fresh.

Infusion broth different from just the fact that it is not necessary to boil.2-3 finely chopped garlic cloves placed in a ceramic bowl, pour 2 cups of boiling water, cover tightly with a lid and a towel.Then, give it brew and consumed in the same way.However, in the preparation of the infusion of great importance is the quality of water: better use from wells or spring.

Nowadays sold a lot of drugs for children in the form of syrups.Why not prepare baby medication of garlic?Garlic syrup - the perfect remedy for colds any ailment, be it cold, cough or sore throat.1/2 cup finely chopped garlic, pour into a bowl, resistant to oxidation, and pour fresh buckwheat honey or molasses high quality.The mixture was heated with stirring on low heat until the garlic until dissolved.Thereafter the syrup is heated and cooled again.In the period of acute illness are advised to take garlic syrup every hour: the children - 1 teaspoon, adults - 1 tablespoon.

garlic oil well to treat inflammatory processes in the nasopharynx, ears, mouth.To make it, need 2 heads fresh (!) Of garlic.His finely cut and pounded in a wooden mortar.Then, this slurry was put in a glass jar and poured slowly vegetable oil, preferably olive volume - about 100 ml.The resulting mixture is stirred carefully, tightly close the lid and put on the windowsill.It is important that the bank stood in the sun for 10 days, during which the need to 2-

3 times a day to open it and mix the contents.The mixture was then filtered and added not & gt; How much of the purified glycerol droplets shift in dark glass bottle sealed and the sealed stopper.The oil should be stored in the refrigerator and ensure that it does not freeze together.Expiration date - 8-10 weeks of preparation.Before use (dropping into the nose and the ear, throat lubrication) oil is heated to 30-35 ° C.

garlic juice helps in the deep cold with severe pain in the throat.Juice should be sure to squeeze out cloves hand!The electric juicer is not suitable.Garlic juice can be cooked in store, which requires it to preserve the same amount of pure alcohol, and 10 volumes of distilled water.In severe pain in the throat soak garlic juice fingers, shove them down your throat as deep as possible and lubricate the affected area.Procedure - not to tender, painful sensations.Besides, that's not all.After processing throat garlic juice do the same extract of propolis.

There are more gentle way to treat a cold throat with the help of garlic.Take 8 large cloves and mash them to a pulp.Add 8 teaspoons of vinegar, mix well and leave overnight in the refrigerator.Then, melt 60 grams of buckwheat or other varieties of dark honey, add the garlic and vinegar mixture and mix again.Put in your mouth the resulting mixture in an amount of 2 teaspoons, keep much as you can, then swallow as much as possible in small sips.

helps with colds and flu mix freshly grated garlic and honey in the ratio 1: 1.It takes either 1 tablespoon before bedtime, or 1 teaspoon 2 times a day, wash down with warm water.

quickly get rid of the cough helps drug garlic, onion, honey and milk.Take a clove of garlic, cleaned her, chopped or pounded teeth.To this was added 10 weight garlic heads medium size onion and all this heated fresh milk as long as the bulb does not become very soft.They are then rubbed directly into the milk, add a little juice to the dog 2 tablespoons of mint and lime honey.Take every hour 1 tablespoon for a day.

Speaking about garlic potential in the fight against pests, can not fail to mention such a classic use of this vegetable, as the excretion of parasitic worms, or, excuse me, of worms.Since ancient times, garlic served as a popular and effective anthelmintic.So, to get rid of the tapeworm, it is necessary for 1 week every morning on an empty stomach to eat 10 cloves of garlic, drinking plenty of boiled milk.This process should take place for about 2 hours.At the end of the "morning session" take a laxative.

With reference worms reader can think of another popular means of combating these pests - vodka.