Cures recommended by folk doctors and corresponding prescriptions
Garlic is one of the richest products in vitamins, carbohydrates and vitamin C. Dry garlic contains about 58 percent insulin. One kilogram of garlic provides 1300 calories. It is rich in calcium, iodine and sulfur salts. Also, the use of garlic has incomparable values in reducing cholesterol in the blood. From the studies done in the USA, where 45 men who had high cholesterol value and who used 6 cloves of garlic every day were experimented, it was concluded that the value of fat in the blood decreased by 58 percent. Garlic juice also gives a great help in restoring lost hair. After the garlic is pressed well, the obtained juice is massaged for about 3 minutes in the place where the hair has fallen. The hair is kept like this for 30 minutes and then the head is washed well, until the heavy smell of garlic leaves. This action is done once a week until positive results appear. Another study has shown that people who eat garlic every day can live longer. The study was done by Dutch nutritionists and shows that these people can live 6 years longer than others who do not consume this product. The benefits of garlic are found both in its wet and dry use. Its effects are wonderful, but you have to be extremely careful. Its incorrect use seriously damages the health of the sick person. Its curative properties are even more practical, considering that this plant grows widely and is easily found. The benefits of garlic are found both in its wet use and when it is used dry. If it is used in cooking, it is advisable not to fry it too much, as it loses its value. During frying it is lost with the taste of the oil.
The healing effects of garlic
For those who suffer from hypertension, it would be enough for them to eat a garlic core and very soon they will feel good again. But it is not recommended that garlic be used by people who have low blood pressure, as it would worsen their health. It also helps in regular blood circulation. Doctors recommend 2 cloves of garlic a day. The use of garlic also has positive effects in the prevention of stomach and colon cancer. Colon cancer is common in men and it has been proven that those who used garlic had less chance of getting the disease. It is recommended to eat 3 to 10 cloves of garlic every day. Due to its disinfectant properties, garlic has given excellent results in earache sufferers. For these people, a few drops of garlic juice are recommended at the time of pain. Very quickly, this liquid would give immediate effects in soothing the ear. Similarly, garlic has given quite good results in curing the flu, when it is accompanied by nasal congestion or sore throats. A study conducted by American researchers proved that the components of garlic could suffocate 14 different types of bacteria and destroy them. Garlic is also very useful for patients suffering from asthma and cough. Its use or the juice obtained during pressing, eases the respiratory tract and calms the patient. In World War II, garlic juice helped treat severe wounds received during combat. Even today, it continues to give excellent effects in the fastest healing of wounds, thus replacing antibiotics. Modern medicine has recognized the ability to cure various diseases, such as arteriosclerosis, high blood pressure and blood circulation disorders, heart problems, by means of garlic and the cures that contain it.
The herbal medicine consists of onion head. Onion has properties to increase the digestive juice of the stomach, to increase the activity of the kidneys (increasing the excretion of urine), to kill some types of microbes. Thanks to these properties, onion is used against water retention in the body (especially in the lower part of the body). It helps digestion of food, appetite, eases going out, heals various wounds and diseases of the mouth. The onion has these curative properties thanks to the substances it contains, especially organic acids and essential oil with antibiotic action. Onions also contain sugars, fat, proteins and some vitamins such as B1, C, etc. Its red lateral scales contain quercetin and protocatechuic acid (which have coloring properties). From folk medicine, onion is advised to patients suffering from prostate to reduce the frequency of urination.
Preparation and use
Good results in the diseases mentioned above are achieved by using a few onions a day (as the case may be, 2-6 medium onions a day). As a diuretic and especially against ascites, a medicinal tea can be prepared in this way: Take 300 grams of onions, crush them until they turn into porridge. Then add 100 g of honey and 600 g of white wine to them. Mix everything together until they turn into a uniform liquid and leave it like this for 24 hours. Strain the obtained juice and drink 2-4 soup spoons a day before bread. Onions can also be used in alcohol form, which is prepared in this way: Take 100 grams of onions, chop them and immerse them in 100 grams of 90° alcohol. Leave them there for 10 days. Then, the juice is filtered and used in the amount of 2-4 coffee spoons per day to increase urination, as well as in intestinal diseases. Boil the red, or purple-red, dry side scales of 4-5 onions (50-100 gr) in a pot of water. Strain the tea and drink it sweetened (at dinner) to calm the cough. This type of tea is also drunk against flatulence, drinking 3 times a day from a glass of tea before bread for 2 days in a row. Finely chopped onion mixed with a little salt is applied in the form of a poultice to damaged skin (wounds, boils, boils, etc.). In dilated veins (varicose veins), the onion is applied as a poultice for 8-10 hours. 1 kg of finely chopped onion prevents filling of veins with blood, thus relieving the patient. On fresh scratches or wounds caused by punctures, the pieces of onion scales are placed directly on the wound, which are tied over the damaged area. In this way, infections are avoided when antibiotics or chemotherapeutics are missing. To reduce the frequency of urination in patients suffering from prostate, the onion is used in this way: divide 1 onion into 4-5 parts and put it in a container where you add a glass of water. Leave the onion there for the whole night. The next day, strain the juice and drink it in the morning, sober. This dose is repeated for 40 consecutive days. In order to relieve asthma sufferers, the syrup prepared in this way is recommended: Pour 300 g of sugar into a container, which is heated over a fire until the sugar melts and turns red. At this time, add 9 tablespoons of honey (preferably unheated), 2 finely chopped onions and half a liter of water. Boil the contents until half of the liquid is used up and then drain the liquid. Drink 3 tablespoons of this juice or syrup a day.
– Patients suffering from low blood pressure should not eat garlic.
– It is recommended to use 3 to 10 cloves of garlic per day against diseases.
– When drinking garlic juice or eating it, wash your mouth well.
– It is recommended to eat garlic to gain the body’s immunity.
– During cooking, garlic should be soft in order not to lose the vitamins it contains.
– Garlic also serves to reduce blood pressure, for people suffering from high blood pressure.
– This plant is used together with other spices for cooking, as many people like its taste.
– The bactericidal action of garlic is used in the canning industry to eliminate microorganisms that rot organic matter.