Health Benefits of Garlic

Health Benefits of Garlic

Health Benefits of Garlic

Indian curries are incomplete without garlic a simple ingredient with packed health benefits. It is very strong and bitter but adds an unbelievable flavour to the cuisine. Any description of garlic is incomplete without mentioning its medicinal values. This miracle herb has been used since time immemorial as a medicine to prevent or treat various diseases and conditions.

Garlic has a variety of potent sulphur-containing compounds which are the reason for its characteristic pungent odour. Allicin the vital compound among them is known to have great anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-fungal and anti-oxidant properties. The benefit of allicin can be best garnered when it’s finely chopped, minced or pureed and let sit for some time. Garlic is also a reliable source of selenium. Allivin, along with the other components like ajoene, allin etc. found in them also have an effect on the circulatory, digestive and immunological systems of our body and help in lowering blood pressure, detoxification, healing etc.

Here are the health benefits of garlic

Garlic is the most well-known for its antibacterial Garlic is most well-known for its antibacterial and antiviral properties.

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They help control bacterial, viral, fungal, yeast and worm infections. Fresh garlic is thought to play a role in preventing food poisoning by killing bacteria like E. coli, Salmonella enteritidis, etc. to treat skin infections

The chemical ajoene found in garlic may help treat fungal skin infections like ringworm and athlete’s foot.

Blood thinning

The anti-clotting properties of ajoene found in garlic help in preventing the formation of blood clots in the body. Hence, it may also increase the risk of bleeding after surgery.

Reduce blood pressure

Angiotensin II is a protein that helps our blood vessels contract thereby increasing the blood pressure. Allicin in garlic blocks the activity of angiotensin II and helps in reducing blood pressure. The polysulphides present in garlic are converted into a gas called hydrogen sulphide by the red blood cells. Hydrogen sulphide dilates our blood vessels and helps control blood pressure. Protect heart

Garlic protects our heart against cardiovascular problems like heart attacks and atherosclerosisIt can help the body fight against allergies. The anti-arthritic property of garlic is due to diallyl sulphide and thiacremonone.  Garlic has been show to improve allergic airway inflammation (allergic rhinitis). Raw garlic juice may be used to immediately stop the itching due to rashes and bug bites. Remedy for respiratory problems

Daily use of garlic might reduce the frequency and number of colds. Its antibacterial properties help in treating throat irritations. Garlic may also reduce the severity of upper respiratory tract infections. Its benefits in disorders of the lungs like asthma, difficulty of breathing, etc. make it a priceless medicine.  Its ability to promote expectoration makes it irreplaceable in chronic bronchitis Diabetes

Garlic increases insulin release and regulates blood sugar levels in diabetics. Effective against warts and corns

Applying fat dissolving garlic extracts to corns on the feet and warts on the hands is thought to improve these conditions.

Cancer prevention

Daily intake of garlic has been found to lower risk of most types of cancer. This anti-cancer property is due to allyl sulphides found in garlic. PhIP, a type of heterocyclic amine (HCA), has been associated with increased incidence of breast cancer among women. According to studies, diallyl sulphide found in garlic inhibits the transformation of PhIP into carcinogens Improve iron metabolism

Ferroportin is a protein which helps in iron absorption and release. Diallyl sulphides in garlic increase production of ferroportin and help improve iron metabolism.

Stir up passions

Garlic’s aphrodisiac property is due to its ability to increase the circulation.

Reduce weight

 

Many researchers believe that obesity is a state of long-term low-grade inflammation. According to recent research, garlic may help to regulate the formation of fat cells in our body. Pre-adipocytes are converted into fat cells (adipocytes) through inflammatory system activity. The anti-inflammatory property of 1, 2-DT (1, 2-vinyldithiin) found in garlic may help inhibit this conversion. This may help prevent weight gain.

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0 # Priyansh 2017-10-05
Hii, I am from Mahasamund, I want to know can cigerrete sharing can lead to syphilis ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2017-10-06
yes,sharing cigerette,drinking cups,common spoons etc can also lead to syphilis, Generally whenever the fluid of a person who has syphilis is shared,the infection can occur, you should also consult with good Gynecologist in Mahasamund
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0 # Aarush 2017-09-21
Hello, plz let me know Can gonorrhoea be transmitted to small children, should I consult with good maternity doctor in Dewas
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2017-09-22
yes,this can be transmitted by infected mothers to children, In this case it is called as ophthalmia neonatorum, find list of good doctor-.Obstetrician in Dewas
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0 # Aayush 2017-09-21
Can gonorrhoea be caused by the infected towels, also provide the list of good gynecologist in Nandurbar?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2017-09-22
Gonorrhoea can be transmitted by the infected towels, handkerchiefs of the infected person, But most cases are due to sexual contacts, find here list of good Gynecologist in Nandurbar.
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0 # Tushar 2017-09-14
Can gonorrhoea be caused by the infected towels, also provide the list of good gynecologist in Sindhanur?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2017-09-15
Gonorrhoea can be transmitted by the infected towels, handkerchiefs of the infected person, But most cases are due to sexual contacts, find here list of good Gynecologist in Sindhanur.
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0 # Himmat 2017-08-31
Hii, can you plz tell me,What changes can occur in skin in syphilis patient, also suggest good obstertrician in Chickballapur ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2017-09-01
Rashes can occur on the skin in the near areas,rashes can be discrete and also symmetrical in nature, Rashes can also be pustular, you can consult with Obstetrician in Chickballapur.
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0 # Aarav 2017-08-17
Hii, I am from Hoshiarpur, Please tell that can moisture be responsible for infections ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2017-08-18
Hello, good to see that you are from Hoshiarpur, yes,that is why u must keep your genital organs clean and dry because moisture can favour infections.
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0 # Priyansh 2017-08-03
Hii, I am from Tirunelveli, Please tell that can moisture be responsible for infections ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2017-08-04
Hello, good to see that you are from Tirunelveli, yes,that is why u must keep your genital organs clean and dry because moisture can favour infections.
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0 # Aarush Older than three months
Hello, plz tell me what are venereal diseases, can you plz suggest some good gynecologist in Varanasi ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2017-08-01
veneral diseases are those which can be spread through sexual contact, The spreading agents can bacteria ,viruses etc, The examples are syphilis and gonorrhoea can be can spread by sexual contact, you can also find list of Gynecologist in Varanasi.
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0 # Vaibhav Older than three months
Hii, can you plz tell me,What changes can occur in skin in syphilis patient, also suggest good obstertrician in Longleng ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja Older than three months
Rashes can occur on the skin in the near areas,rashes can be discrete and also symmetrical in nature, Rashes can also be pustular, you can consult with Obstetrician in Longleng.
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