Why do some people simply Love Garlic while others Avoid it? Let’s at least discuss it and see what we might be missing out On or Not!! I’ve always wanted to talk about garlic because I simply adore the herb. It’s smell and flavour so distinct, welcoming and familiar, but I will at times leave it out of my cooking not to over-power other herbs and spices. Check out some of the Healthy, Easy to Follow Recipes on Cooking Pot the iPhone App.
Garlic is an intensely powerful herb and has been used in many Folk Remedies the world over for centuries. It originated in parts of Asia in ancient times of the Neolithic period for use in Food, Flavouring and Medicine. Its spread continued to Egypt, India and the Middle East and its medicinal properties were first recorded in the Sanskrit medicinal treatise, the Charaka Samhita (2nd century BC).
I’d like to explore and share a simple family cold and flu remedy that has been passed down to me. It works for us so it might work for you too.
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Garlic’s medicinal properties have also been described by Buddhists and used in Ayurvedic medicine. It’s odour however was considered offensive in upper-class Indian society and its stimulant properties undesirable among Buddhists. This now however has changed and garlic, onion and ginger feature highly in Indian cooking. Cooking Pot the iPhone App’s database has some delicious Vegan, Vegetarian and Meat Curries. Download it Now: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cookingpot/id586052832?ls=1&mt=8
- antiseptic – heals wounds fast
- anti-inflammatory / anti-biotic – fights colds and flus
- relieves respiratory problems / decongestant
- minimises cancer
- blood thinning – aids blood pressure issues
- stimulates immune system
- digestive cleanser – parasites, flatulence etc
Garlic may not be in odour to some but it does help with many ails on the flip-side. The old folk tradition of hanging garlic on door knobs or within the home to ward off illness may have had something in it. Some Natural Practitioners recommend 4 cloves a day!!
Cooking Pot’s Cold and Flu Remedy (Use Raw and Organic Ingredients)
When coming down with a flu, I warm some milk, crush 2 cloves of garlic into it, add 1-2 tablespoons of butter (stir until it melts), add 2 teaspoons of Honey, stir and sprinkle with cinnamon. Drink it down. Don’t let it sit. Make sure the garlic is chewed and goes down with the butter. The butter is there so you don’t get a sore tummy from all that fresh garlic.
In the meantime to get all the garlic you need, get those curries cooking!! For some Healthy, Nutritious Food Ideas where the Recipes are Quick and Easy to Follow download Cooking Pot the iPhone App here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cookingpot/id586052832?ls=1&mt=8More information: https://www.progressiveaspect.com/cookingpot
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