[ By Prabhakar kumar — http://www.Prabhakar kumar.com ]
There is a well known statement by the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates — ” Let food be the medicine , and medicine be the food . “
These are precious words were echoed by the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates , widely acclaimed as the father of Western medicine. Hippocrates actively used to prescribe garlic to cure a wide array of ailments . Modern medical science has also validated plenty of health benefits of garlic .
Doctors advise us to consume raw garlic with a glass of lukewarm water in the morning . No doubt , Garlic is one of the most commonly used herbs in the Indian kitchens . Over the years , it is being extensively used for the excellent taste that it adds to the delicacies and also for the amazing health benefits that it gives .
One clove of raw garlic [ 3 grams ] has following nutrients contents :-
Manganese – 2% of the Daily value .
Vitamins B6 :- 2% of daily value .
Vitamin C :- 1% of Daily Value .
Selenium :- 1% of the Daily Value .
Viber :- 0.06 grams .
Good amounts of calcium , copper , potassium , phosphorus , Iron and vitamin B1.
Here are some medical benefits of taking Garlic with a glass of lukewarm water every morning in a empty stomach . :-
 Consuming garlic in the morning helps you have a better digestion . A better digestion will result in keeping all the digestive disorders at bay. It will further assist in making you lose weight .
 This combined intake of raw garlic and water helps you to detoxify your body . Garlic is a great source to detoxify your body . It makes your body more cleaned from all the harmful toxins and prevents diseases like diabetes , depression and many types of cancers too .
 Eating raw garlic also helps in decreasing the blood glucose levels of the body . It keeps a check on the blood sugar levels and also prevents the risk of diabetes .
 Garlic is also known to be extremely helpful in tuberculosis . Patients suffering from TB should consume garlic every day .
[5[ Garlic is also assumed or considered to be common remedy for effective treatment of concerns like cold , cough and asthma .
 By reducing the bad cholesterol in the body , garlic also protects the heart by preventing many cardiovascular diseases .
 Due to its anti – microbial properties , garlic works great for the eyes . Consuming garlic regularly helps in improving our eye health .
 Garlic plays vital role in enhancing the functioning of our vital body organs and this further increases the longevity and his life span .
Always maintain that the garlic you consume every morning be fresh and good in quality . Do not eat too much of garlic as it can be harmful for the body . People who are allergic to garlic should never take it in raw form . If having raw garlic leads to headache or fever , then stop consuming it right away . Pregnant women and people suffering from stomach ulcers should never consume raw garlic daily . ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————The End .—————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————