The cloves garlic roasts are not only an agent for deliciously seasoned meals. Garlic is actually one of the first recorded plants used as a medicine. Ancient Egyptians regularly took advantage of garlic as an excellent seasoning in dishes and for a variety of health problems. Do you want to know the power that garlic cloves have on your body in just one day of consuming them? Do not stop reading this article and learn more about its properties.

While this hot bulb is native to Central Asia, it has more than 7,000 years of history in various cultures spanning the world. The Romans, Greeks, Japanese, and even Native Americans valued garlic as a powerful medicine.

A brief history of garlic

What is truly amazing about this aromatic herb, however, is that ancient civilizations around the world, who had no contact with each other, each came to the same conclusions about the abundant and powerful healing properties of garlic. Today, we know that the active ingredient in garlic, which is actually related to the lily (allium family), is allicin , an organosulfide compound. Interestingly, fresh garlic does not give off its powerful aroma unless it is crushed or minced.

Allicin is garlic’s natural way of defending itself against the attacks of pests that may try to eat the plant. When “attacked,” an enzyme called ailin is converted to allicin, which is responsible for the powerful aroma of fresh garlic.

Garlic in health

Strengthens the heart

While garlic has a very long list of health benefits, one of the most studied is its powerful protective properties for the heart and cardiovascular system.

It is widely known that the Mediterranean diet is linked to lower disease rates, especially cardiovascular problems. It is no coincidence that these people eat large amounts of garlic among other foods and make other healthy lifestyle choices.

Reduce bad cholesterol

Garlic also helps lower cholesterol levels, regulate blood pressure, and stimulate blood circulation, all of which help prevent heart attacks and strokes.

Prevents cancer

Researchers believe that the organosulfide compounds in garlic may be protective against cancer. Some studies show that garlic is effective in preventing cancers of the pancreas, colon, rectal, esophagus, pancreas, stomach, breast, prostate, bladder, brain, and lung, as well as multiple myeloma.

Common cold and infections

And because of the high antioxidant content in garlic, it is widely used to prevent and treat the common cold. Its powerful antibacterial and antifungal properties make it a potent treatment for infections, which is why it was widely used on the battlefield for wounded soldiers.


Other uses for garlic include using garlic oil for earaches. This stinging remedy helps relieve inflammation and kill bacteria.

Other health uses of garlic

  • Chronic fatigue
  • Menstrual disorders
  • Abnormal cholesterol levels caused by HIV drugs,
  • Hepatitis
  • Shortness of breath related to liver disease
  • Stomach ulcers caused by H. pylori
  • Exercise-induced muscle pain
  • Fibrocystic breast disease
  • Scleroderma
  • Lead toxicity
  • Common cold
  • Headaches
  • Stomach aches
  • Sinus congestion
  • Fever
  • Sore throat, as well as shortness of breath, asthma, and bronchitis
  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Diabetes
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Hay fever (allergic rhinitis)
  • Traveler’s diarrhea
  • High blood pressure in late pregnancy (preeclampsia)
  • Yeast infection

One day healing with garlic cloves

But the best part about garlic’s powerful healing properties is that it can seem to start working in just 24 hours. Experts suggest eating 6 roasted garlic cloves daily for some pretty powerful healing effects.

This is what you can expect:

Hour 1: Your stomach slowly digests the garlic, which begins to fuel your body.

Hours 2-4: Spicy garlic begins to destroy cancer cells and prevent free radical damage.

Hours 4-6: Your metabolism begins to accelerate and garlic helps flush excess fluids and fat from your body.

Hours 6-7: The powerful antibacterial properties of garlic destroy any harmful bacteria in your body.

Hours 6-10: The abundant nutrients in garlic reach your cells, where they provide oxidizing effects.

Hours 10-24: Your body begins to undergo a deep cleanse and detox, which leads to:

  • Strengthened immunity.
  • Better bone strength.
  • Low blood pressure.
  • Greater cellular longevity.
  • Improved energy.
  • Regulated cholesterol levels.
  • Cardio-protection for your entire cardiovascular system.
  • The reduced levels of heavy metals-garlic can also prevent further heavy metal contamination.
  • Better athletic performance and endurance.
  • Increased sexual libido and sperm count.

Once you see the improvements, don’t stop eating this incredible superfood. Make garlic a daily medicinal food for life. It will keep you healthy, strong, rejuvenated and full of energy. Garlic is truly nature’s most powerful healing food on the planet.

How to roast garlic cloves

Roasting garlic cloves in an oven is easy and rewarding.

This is what to do:

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 ° C.
  2. Peel and discard the paper skin from the outer layers of the bulb. Make sure to leave the skins of the individual garlic cloves.
  3. Use a sharp knife to remove 1/4 to 1/2 inch from the tops of the teeth.
  4. Place the garlic heads in a saucepan, cut side up. Drizzle with olive oil and rub on the nails. Cover the bulb with aluminum foil.
  5. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until soft.
  6. Let the garlic cool and remove the skin around each clove.

How to Store Roasted Garlic: Simply freeze them in an ice cube tray or store in the refrigerator covered in oil in a container with a lid, up to a week.

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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