garlic

Fight Colds and Flu Naturally with Garlic

Thursday, January 29, 2009 by: Jo Hartley
Tags: garlic, health news, Natural News

eTrust Pro Certified

Most Viewed Articles
Popular on Facebook
BACK INTO THE CLOSET: Why U.S. reporters are not allowed to write about rainbow events in nations where being gay is still condemned
Depopulation test run? 75% of children who received vaccines in Mexican town now dead or hospitalized
INVESTIGATION: Three days before Dr. Bradstreet was found dead in a river, U.S. govt. agents raided his research facility to seize a breakthrough cancer treatment called GcMAF
A family destroyed: Six-month-old dies after clinic injects baby with 13 vaccines at once without mother's informed consent
Biologist explains how marijuana causes tumor cells to commit suicide
BOMBSHELL: China and America already at war: Tianjin explosion carried out by Pentagon space weapon in retaliation for Yuan currency devaluation... Military helicopters now patrolling Beijing
Companies begin planting microchips under employees' skin
BAM! Chipotle goes 100% non-GMO; flatly rejecting the biotech industry and its toxic food ingredients
ECONOMIC SLAVERY FOR ALL: While we were distracted with the Confederate flag flap, Congress quietly forfeited our entire economic future via fast-track trade authority
McDonald's in global profit free fall as people everywhere increasingly reject chemically-altered toxic fast food
March Against Monsanto explodes globally... World citizens stage massive protests across 38 countries, 428 cities... mainstream media pretends it never happened
SCOTUS same-sex marriage decision may have just legalized the concealed carry of loaded firearms across all 50 states, nullifying gun laws everywhere
Vicious attack on Dr. Oz actually waged by biotech mafia; plot to destroy Oz launched after episode on glyphosate toxicity went viral
Nearly every mass shooting in the last 20 years shares one surprising thing? and it's not guns
Holistic cancer treatment pioneer Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez dies suddenly; patients mourn the loss of a compassionate, innovative doctor who helped thousands heal from cancer
Inuit Elders tell NASA Earth Axis Shifted
Wild eyes and bowl cuts: Why do mass shooters always share the same hair styles and crazed zombie stares?
Genetically white woman now claims self-identify as black: If you can choose your gender, can you also choose your race? What about your species? Can a human claim to be a llama?
Delicious
(NaturalNews) People who take daily garlic supplements will catch fewer common colds than people who do not supplement with garlic. Studies have determined that taking a daily garlic supplement that contains allicin will reduce one's risk of contracting a cold by approximately 50 percent. Allicin is a purified component of garlic that is the active ingredient produced by the garlic plant. Garlic supplements that contain allicin have also been shown to be effective for fighting methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections.

Everyone suffers from the common cold from time to time. In fact, the common cold is the most prevalent viral infection in the world with more than 200 known variations of the viruses that cause the common cold. On average, people can expect to suffer between two and five colds every year. Recent research is now revealing that not only can garlic help prevent many colds but taking daily garlic supplements can also help to reduce the duration and severity of colds when they are contracted.

Allison has also been proven to be effective in fighting MRSA superbug infections. MRSA is a dermatological staph infection that occurs among patients in health care settings. MRSA can be widespread, is becoming resistant to many antibiotics, and can be a very serious and debilitating condition.

How to Use Garlic for Cold Prevention:

1.Use garlic as soon as the initial symptoms of a cold are felt. Garlic consumption is effective for strengthening the immune system and will even help prevent many colds. When symptoms first appear take a garlic supplement or drink garlic tea to boost the body's disease-fighting strength. Garlic tea will also soothe a sore throat and cough.

2.Try to consume between 1 and 2 whole cloves of garlic each day. Consuming more than this is fine but this amount of garlic will provide all the immune system benefits needed to fight a cold.

3.Taking a large dose of garlic supplements when cold symptoms are initially noticed may be effective for preventing, or at least reducing, a cold. Experts believe that a mega dose of garlic at the first sign of colds or the flu can reduce the severity and duration of the symptoms.

How to Prepare Garlic Tea:

1.Chop one clove of garlic finely. Fine chopping activates the allicin in garlic that is effective for fighting cold and flu viruses.

2.Add the chopped garlic to boiling water and allow to steep for several minutes.

3.Cool the tea before drinking. For best taste allow the tea to cool somewhat but don't drink it cold. The taste is best when slightly warm.

4.Drink one cup each day during the winter months or when cold and flu symptoms begin.

Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/1575505.st...
http://www.ehow.com/how_2119603_use-garlic-t...


About the author

Jo Hartley
Wife, Mother of 8, and Grandmother of 2
Jo is a 41 year old home educator who has always gravitated toward a natural approach to life. She enjoys learning as much as possible about just about anything!
http://loftymatters.com - Current Events
http://winemaiden.com - Simply Abundant Living


Follow real-time breaking news headlines on
Garlic at FETCH.news
Join over four million monthly readers. Your privacy is protected. Unsubscribe at any time.
comments powered by Disqus
Take Action: Support NaturalNews.com by linking back to this article from your website

Permalink to this article:

Embed article link: (copy HTML code below):

Reprinting this article:
Non-commercial use OK, cite NaturalNews.com with clickable link.

Follow Natural News on Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, and Pinterest

Colloidal Silver

Advertise with NaturalNews...

Support NaturalNews Sponsors:

Advertise with NaturalNews...

GET SHOW DETAILS
+ a FREE GIFT

Sign up for the FREE Natural News Email Newsletter

Receive breaking news on GMOs, vaccines, fluoride, radiation protection, natural cures, food safety alerts and interviews with the world's top experts on natural health and more.

Join over 7 million monthly readers of NaturalNews.com, the internet's No. 1 natural health news site. (Source: Alexa.com)

Your email address *

Please enter the code you see above*

No Thanks

Already have it and love it!

Natural News supports and helps fund these organizations:

* Required. Once you click submit, we will send you an email asking you to confirm your free registration. Your privacy is assured and your information is kept confidential. You may unsubscribe at anytime.