Garlic - curative properties and application

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Garlic, especially in the raw, was highly appreciated for the curative properties. It was used in the medical purposes since the most ancient times by Egyptians, Babylonians, Greeks, Assyrians, Romans, Chinese. Today, numerous researches confirm beneficial influence of garlic on human body.

Garlic possesses different properties:

  1. Antioxidant
  2. Antifungal
  3. Antibacterial
  4. Immunostimulating
Thanks to the curative properties, crude garlic is used as herb, for the prevention, and in certain cases and for treatment, different diseases.

Almost each person can benefit from the use of garlic. It reduces in the natural way risk of development:

  1. Heart trouble and vessels
  2. Cancer
  3. Asthmas
  4. Viral diseases
  5. Dermatological diseases
  6. Hair loss

Use of garlic as antifungal means

Medicinal use of garlic as antifungal preparation, has been confirmed with numerous research works and publications.

Its antifungal action is used for prevention of excessive and rapid growth of Candida yeast in organism, treatments of acne, dandruff. Garlic possesses powerful component which is allitsin. This chemical compound is developed when crushing garlic gloves.

For the maximum receiving allitsin it is necessary to cut or crush garlic small. On the expiration of 10-15 minutes, garlic is ready to the use in food.

Antioxidant activity

Antioxidant properties, are substantially also caused by presence of allitsin. Allitsina, garlic contains minerals (selenium, zinc) and vitamins in addition.

The antioxidants which are contained in garlic help to protect organism from the free radicals, destructive molecules of oxygen attacking healthy cells, causing their damage. Free radicals more have participation in number of diseases, including:

  1. diseases of eyes
  2. weak-mindedness
  3. rheumatoid arthritis
  4. heart trouble and vessels
  5. diabetes
  6. atherosclerosis
  7. violations of immune system
  8. some types of cancer and even Alzheimer's disease

Garlic – natural antibiotic?

The French chemist and the microbiologist Louis Pasteur, in the 19th century has studied antibacterial properties of garlic. The researches published in medical magazines confirm as well antiviral effect.

Because of curative properties, this herb is used also at treatment of some infections which will difficult respond to treatment because of availability steady against medicines, bacteria.

Anticarcinogenic effect of garlic

According to the large-scale overview of epidemiological researches, garlic possesses strong anticarcinogenic action. Crude garlic allows to make detoxication of carcinogens and regulates cellular cycle. Besides, garlic induces apoptosis (cellular death).

Resistance to insulin

The healthy diet rich with garlic can successfully be used as additional treatments of resistance to insulin. Resistance to insulin is connected with number of diseases and states:

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  1. Diabetes
  2. Excess body weight
  3. Acne
  4. Heart troubles

At insulinorezistentnost, cages of organism are not able to react to effect of insulin effectively. Efficiency of garlic is connected with availability of garlick oil and trisulphide diallyl. These two connections improve ability of organism to react positively to effect of insulin and thus to fight against resistance.