This is a method used for many years, considered a grandmother’s remedy and despite being very simple, putting garlic under your pillow can make a big difference in your health, find out below.

Garlic does not smell very pleasant to most people, much less would you imagine sleeping with a clove of garlic under your pillow , yet this food offers more amazing health benefits than you can imagine. Just putting a clove of garlic under your pillow will work great.

Garlic benefits

Even before there was scientific knowledge about the benefits of garlic, people used it to stay healthy and of course, to prepare very tasty recipes, crushing it to make sauces, salads and other healthy dishes.

Scientists have found that crushed garlic allows allicin to have a stronger effect on health, but when boiled or cooked, garlic loses its healing properties.

Garlic was used to treat various ailments, some such as gum pain, colds, coughs, and even for cancer prevention. They also turned to garlic to maintain positive energy balance in their homes. We all know the story of hanging a string of garlic behind the door. This has no greater mystery than to emanate its aroma through the house to eliminate evil.

But today, we have more scientific experience to unravel the powers of garlic, one of them is allicin, a compound that has antibacterial properties, among many other components that make it an ally of our health.

Why include a clove of garlic under your pillow

Now that you know more information about the benefits of garlic, we will focus on the issue at hand, why putting a clove of garlic under your pillow at night can be of great help? The secret is very simple, garlic spreads its scent helping to promote a sound and healthy sleep . The elders believed that it could drive away evil spirits and protect people from them. But in reality we now know that thanks to its concentration of Zinc, we can relax and sleep better , getting a restful sleep.

But its advantages do not end there, since it will also have a positive impact on our physical performance the next day, now imagine what would happen if in addition to consuming a garlic on an empty stomach in the morning, we also went to bed with a garlic under the pillow, our day will be more full of vitality.

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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