Manali—India

Manali---India

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Garlic – Great for good health

Garlic is one of the best remedies that is used from ancient time; but most of us are not aware of the fact that how beneficial garlic consumption is actually. Garlic is commonly used as a main ingredient in Asian cuisines and also used in breads throughout the world. But, it is very important to use garlic in a correct way for 100% benefits. In case you are allergic to garlic then don not consume it any way.

For medicinal benefits you can just take garlic in the following manner.

1. For Blood Pressure: in order to regulate blood pressure level take 2-3 cloves of garlic and prick them gently, soak them for 12 hours or overnight in half cup of water. Intake the water in the morning.

2 For Respiratory Problems ( Cold/Cough) : Take 100gm chopped garlic and add into 500ml boiling water ; let the mixture sit for 12 hours then add honey according to taste. This syrup can be taken as normal cough syrup.

3. For Toothache and Earache: Use garlic oil made up of garlic slices gently heated in virgin olive oil.

Other health beGarlicnefits of garlic:

  1. Anti- oxidant.
  2. Lowers blood sugar.
  3. Lowers cholesterol.
  4. Detoxification.
  5. Good for immune system.
  6. Thins blood .
  7. Cure fungal infection.
  8. Protection against cancer.
  9. Better mood.
  10. Hair fall control.

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Ginger Tea

Ginger is significantly known for its medicinal properties and commonly used all over the world in various recipes sometimes alone or some time with other spices which enhances it’s properties. One of the easiest thing which you can take to experience benefits of ginger is “Ginger Tea”

Ginger teaIngredients:

  1. Ginger Root : Freshly chopped or sliced- 1 tablespoon.
  2. Green Cardamon Powder: 1/4 teaspoon .
  3. Lemon Juice: Freshly squeezed: 1 teaspoon or according to taste.
  4. Honey: according to taste.

Method:

  1. Boil 2 Cups of water in a pan.
  2. Add chopped or sliced ginger root to it and cover the pan with the lid and let it simmer down for 5 mins.
  3. Add green cardamon powder let it simmer down for 2 mins more.
  4. Strain the tea and add honey according to taste.
  5. Enjoy tea either  hot or at room temperature.

Benefits:  Mood enhancement, Reduction in stress levels, Better digestive system, Relief from menstrual cramps, Weight reduction, Good in sinusitis or other respiratory problems, Reduction in blood sugar level.