Garlic is a medicinal plant, an aliment and a spice in the same time, having a bulb made up of many cloves, each individually wrapped in a membranous formation. One clove of garlic a day is usually the recommended dosage for medical purposes. Garlic contains a series of nutrients, vitamins and minerals as well as phytochemicals. Garlic is also a natural antibiotic and the best part is that it doesn’t destroy the healthy bacteria too. Garlic contains allicin, a powerful compound that acts as an antibiotic and helps to heal skin infections. It is important to know that allicin is formed only when the garlic is sliced (cut) or chopped.
Garlic is also a well-known ingredient of cosmetic procedures as well. Thanks to its rich contain of selenium, garlic gives back the elasticity of the skin. It is also possible to prepare natural masks with garlic juice and honey and this mask acts beneficially on a seborrheic skin that tends to develop acne.
Overdosing with garlic or consuming yellowish garlic might cause vomiting, gastric burning, dyspeptic syndrome, bleeding and nausea. Garlic consumption is not recommended for breastfeeding mothers because it modifies the taste of the milk and it might provoke cramps to the baby.
People with digestive intolerance who are taking anticoagulants are also not indicated to consume garlic. The unpleasant smell of garlic is possible to eliminate by mixing a little bit of parsley, dill, mint, anise, fennel, basil, coriander and juniper.
Scientific people have discovered new interesting uses of the garlic and the benefits that it can offer: it offers protection against bacteria, fungal infections and other types of infections. According to a recent study, compresses with garlic heal warts provoked by HPV.
How to use garlic for getting rid of warts?
It is very easy to understand how to use garlic for eliminating purposes of warts. All you have to do is to place raw garlic on a patch and stick it on the skin exactly where you have such a wart. Change the patches on a regular basis, every day for a period of two weeks and the results will not delay to show up.
Attention! If you’ve decided that garlic will take part of your lifestyle, make sure that you are eating organic garlic that has all of the properties of this plant. It is possible to find in stores garlic that has been chemically treated but this hasn’t got any of the benefits of the natural garlic. If the garlic is blooming, it means that it lost a large part of its valuable compounds.