Consumption of garlic reduces cholesterol level and increases immunity. It is beneficial in cough, cold, fever, garlic has abiotic antiviral, antifungal properties. It removes allergies and improves metabolism.
Garlic helps to manage skin disorders like infections and acne due to its antifungal and antibacterial properties. Garlic oil can be applied to the skin for managing ringworm, warts as well as parasites. Applying hair pack made from Garlic paste and honey promotes hair growth and removes excessive dryness due to its Snigdha (oily) property.
If Garlic is eaten on an empty stomach it helps promote digestive fire. It also keeps your digestion better due to its Deepan (appetizer) properties.
Garlic can be taken raw for getting maximum results. But if you have digestive problems like hyperacidity it is better to eat after cooking. This is because Garlic has Tikshna (Strong) and Ushna (hot) potency.
1. Take raw Garlic with any oil like olive oil, sunflower oil etc.
2. Chew some mouth freshner like fresh mint, cardamom etc, fennel after eating raw Garlic.
3. Drink a small glass of milk, green tea or coffee
The best way to take Garlic in the morning is to swallow 2-3 pods of Garlic with lukewarm water.
No, in fact Garlic helps to improve digestion and liver functioning by promoting healthy Agni (digestive fire). It helps in quick digestion of food due to its Deepan (appetizer) and Pachan (digestive) properties. It also clears the channels and activates enzymes that can flush out toxins from the liver.