At first you would probably think twice before you combine milk and garlic together, but after you read these health benefits you will be convinced.
Known as garlic milk, this drink is proven to provide potent properties that will cure many diseases such as asthma, pneumonia, tuberculosis, cardiac Problems, insomnia, arthritis and cough.
Garlic and milk are generally healthy for the body. They are both common ingredients used to treat and prevent various sicknesses.
Drinking garlic milk originated in Ayurveda, a form of alternative medicine.
Here is a basic recipe for garlic milk:
Peeled and minced Garlic cloves – 10 pieces
Milk – 500 ml
Water – 250 ml
Sugar – 2-3 tsp
1. Pour milk with water in a saucepan.
2. Add the garlic cloves.
3. Boil this mixture in an open saucepan in moderate heat, stirring continuously, until the mixture reduces to half its quantity.
4. Strain the milk and add sugar.
Below are its health benefits:
1. Treats Asthma
Use three cloves of garlic boiled in milk and expect amazing results if you are battling asthma.
2. Treats cough
Enrich this drink with some turmeric. The garlic will destroy bacteria. This remedy can also soothe chronic cough.
3. Regulates cholesterol levels
If you consume this drink daily for a week, the bad cholesterol (LDL) will decrease and the good cholesterol (HDL) will thrive.
4. Treats arthritis
Regular consumption of this drink will relieve arthritis pain and alleviate inflammation.
5. Cardiac issues
This drink will prevent the formation of blood clots. For best results, use low fat or skimmed milk.
6. Fights pneumonia
Consume the garlic milk three times a day to treat pneumonia.
7. Fights insomnia
After drinking, it will relax you and help you fall asleep faster.
8. Helps digestion
Garlic works effective as an antiseptic. It strengthens the immune system and helps digestion. It also cleanses the lymph system and detoxifies the body, promoting the production of digestion juices and helping fight diarrhea.
9. Treats tuberculosis
The sulfur found in garlic effectively treats tuberculosis. Just mix 1 g garlic, 240 ml milk and 1 liter of water and boil the mixture until you are left with ¼ of the initial amount. Drink this remedy thrice daily.
10. Fight jaundice
Garlic is known to remove toxins in the body, therefore it aids in treating jaundice. The sulfur found in garlic is excellent for the liver and it treats fatty liver disease. It also has allicin and selenium which stimulate the production of bile. Drink this mixture for a week to treat jaundice.
11. Soothe sciatica
This milk effectively treats the nerve pain called sciatica. Its regular consumption will provide amazing effects.
12. Treats impotence
This garlic milk can be beneficial in the case of impotence. If you are impotent, you should consume several boiled garlic chunks. This applies to both male and female impotence.
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