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Great garlic remedies

Home remedies with garlic are considered natural antibiotics since ancient times.

Garlic is native to Central Asia and its use in alternative medicine is known in India and ancient Egypt, well known and valued for its innumerable therapeutic powers.

It is also used as a natural remedy to treat or prevent a wide variety of diseases.

Garlic is one of the medicinal plants with the greatest amount of curative properties which are scientifically proven .

It is antibiotic and general antiseptic thanks to its high percentage of sulfur.

Among its compounds we can include:

  • Sulfurized glycoside
  • Aluna
  • Enzymes
  • Vitamin A, B1, B2, C
  • Niacin
  • Sulfur

It has shown great bactericidal action against staphylococci , streptococci , salmonella , and fungi. In addition, it also favors the body’s defenses by increasing the production of white blood cells .

Here are some great remedies featuring this amazing plant:


 Mixture for lowering the blood pressure

Garlic also contains potassium, which reduces excess sodium and acts as a potent diuretic. It helps to expel the liquid and prevents it from remaining in the body.

Thus, it is an excellent natural treatment for regulating blood pressure .



  • 2 grated garlic heads
  • ½ cup of sugar (100 g)
  • 1 glass of water (200 ml)

Preparation and consumption

Mix the grated garlic with the sugar and the glass of water until you get the consistency of a syrup.

It is recommended to take two tablespoons a day to lower the pressure.



Pains in bones and joints

Garlic is a very beneficial ingredient for people suffering arthritis and joint pain thanks to its selenium and sulfur content.

It is of great help to relieve joint pain and inflammation, since selenium has antirheumatic properties. Patients with arthritis often have low levels of selenium in their blood.



  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 2 tablespoons of mustard oil (30 g)

Preparation and application

Fry the cloves of garlic in 2 tablespoons of mustard oil.When they turn black, turn off the fire.

Stretch the content to keep the oil. Let it cool and use it to massage the affected area.

Let it act for at least 3 hours and then rinse with water.

Apply twice a day and you will quickly notice the relief in the area.



Cure the flu

Eating one or two cloves of garlic a day could be the solution to prevent the flu.

Among the compounds of garlic  is a chemical called allicin, which has great potential to fight against viruses and bacteria.

By chewing and crushing it the substances are released and therefore we obtain their healing benefits.



Treat varicose veins

It will be very helpful to control varicose veins , but you have to be constant to see the positive effect.



  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil (48 g)
  • One lemon’s juice

Preparation and application

Cut the garlic cloves into slices and place them in a glass container with the olive oil and lemon juice.

Mix well, cover the container and let stand 12 hours.

Massage the ointment with a circular motion over the area.

With this remedy you will be  able to activate the blood circulation and you will achieve inflammation of the area with varicose veins.



Home cough syrup

Garlic is a natural antibiotic to calm any respiratory condition, but it is essential to know how to ingest it correctly.

When making the preparation it is important to consume it fresh , and that it does not have many days of conservation, since it loses its properties very easily.



  • 1 previously cooked garlic
  • 3 tablespoons of honey (75 g)
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil (48 g)


Grind or mince the garlic, which we have previously cooked. Mix it with the honey and, finally, add the olive oil. Remember not to cook garlic above 60 ºC, as it would lose its properties.

The syrup obtained will have a calming effect, because it has the property of softening the mucous membranes in the bronchi.

Being made with natural ingredients will not have adverse effects or contraindications , since it is not made from chemicals.



Remove warts

Garlic has antiviral and anti-tumor components that deal with the Human papilloma virus that causes warts. The treatment with garlic helps to dry them and eliminate them.



  • 1 clove garlic
  • Utensils
  • 1 band

Application mode

Mash the garlic to a paste and apply directly on the wart.Cover the area with a bandage and leave overnight.

The next morning, remove the bandage, rinse with water and reapply the garlic and cover it.

Repeat the process every day until the wart fall off.

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