Both honey and garlic have powerful antibiotic properties, each is abundant in medicinal properties which make it an extremely effective natural medicine. Although it may seem like odd ingredients to be together yet, their combination provides even more health benefits. Plus, it provides a unique and pleasant smell that gives a delicious characteristic flavor to every meal.
Not only garlic is the perfect choice for adding flavor to recipes, but it has also been food and medicine for thousands of years. It is a powerful immune-booster, abundant in antimicrobial, antibacterial, and antioxidant properties. In fact, one study found that a daily dose of garlic reduced the number of colds by 63% while reducing the average length of sore throats, flu, and cold symptoms by 70%.
In addition, garlic detoxifies your body and strengthens the entire immune system, relieving diabetes, enlarged prostate, and osteoarthritis. For optimal results, garlic should be eaten raw. In fact, it’s best if you crush it, remove the leaves and stems, and then leave it to sit for 15 minutes.
On the other hand, honey is full of antioxidants, along with enzymes and minerals including potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, zinc, phosphorus, and selenium. In fact, just one small tablespoon of raw honey contains an incredible amount of nutrients.
Furthermore, if you combine garlic with honey, you will get the most potent natural remedy. Since soaking garlic cloves in honey will increase its immune-boosting power and keep your health at an optimal level.
Here is a simple recipe on how you can combine garlic with honey:
– Natural energy booster
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 2-3 garlic cloves
You should simply chop the garlic cloves, add the honey, and mix thoroughly. Afterward, you can start consuming the remedy, you should eat 2 tablespoons of this recipe on a daily basis.
– Additional garlic tonic recipe (this one is without honey)
- 5 garlic cloves
- 2 red chili peppers
- 1 lemon juice
- Raw apple cider vinegar
- 1 tablespoon ginger
Put the garlic in a jar of 350 ml (don’t peel the cloves, but remove the outer layer), then add the peppers with the seeds. Next, add the lemon juice, ginger, and apple cider vinegar. You should leave the jar 1cm empty, and put a lid on top of it. Store the remedy in the kitchen cabinet and consume 2 teaspoons on a daily basis. Thus recipe, will promote your immunity, prevent common colds and flu, and treat a sore throat.