Have you ever thought of mixing milk and garlic? Neither have we, but it’s one of the best odd combinations. It’s worth trying it.
This odd combination results into drink called Garlic Milk. It’s becoming really common drink because it works as a medicine and is excellent for the overall health. Here is a recipe how you can make this drink.
Ingredients needed for the preparation process:
- 500 milliliters of milk
- Ten cloves of peeled and minced garlic
- Two or three teaspoons of sugar
- 250 milliliters of water
Pour the measured water and the milk in a pot. Add the garlic and put the pot on heat. Watch the mixture and wait until it’s boiling. Stir all the time and keep the heat on medium; do this until the mixture evaporates to one half of the amount you started with. Then strain the mixture and add the sugar to it. Best served hot.
Here are the health Benefits of Garlic Milk:
- Asthma – symptoms of asthma can be easily relieved if you consume three cloves of garlic every night.
- Pneumonia – three times daily garlic milk and your pneumonia is successfully treated.
- Cardiac problems – the levels of LDL cholesterol (also known as bad cholesterol) can be reduced by this odd drink. To make this drink even more efficient for this kind of problems, you should prepare it with skimmed or low fat milk.
- Curing Jaundice –garlic can activate the liver enzymes, and that is why garlic is great for elimination of the unwanted toxins from the body. The liver requires sulfur for body detoxification, and garlic is a great source of sulfur.It contains great amounts of allicin and selenium, it enhances the production of bile, and thus reduces the amount of fat in the liver. If you consume Garlic Milk for four to five days, you will cure jaundice.
- Arthritis –the symptoms of arthritis, including the inflammation and the pain, can be easily reduced by consuming the Garlic Milk on a daily basis.
- Insomnia – if you have sleeping troubles, then Garlic Milk will help you thanks to the soothing compounds that garlic contains.
- Cough – one amazing cough remedy is garlic. What makes garlic so good is that it has potent antibacterial effects. Combined with turmeric, this kind of drink is excellent for treating cough. And if you add honey to it, you will get and extraordinary expectorant to get rid of the cough.
- Tuberculosis of lungs –when it comes to threatening diseases of the chest, then this mixture if very beneficial. The sulfur components in garlic make this remedy very efficient against this disease.Make a remedy using one gram of garlic, 240 milliliters of milk and one liter of water. Boil all ingredients together until you remain with one fourth of the starting amount. Consume this decoction three times daily.
- Cholesterol –like we said before if you consume warm Garlic Milk for a week, you can reduce the levels of LDL cholesterol. In the same time you will increase the levels of the high – density lipoprotein (HDL), also known as the good cholesterol in your body.
- Digestive health – boosting the immune system and maintaining the digestive health is very important. So the powerful antiseptic properties of garlic can be very efficient when it comes to this. It is also beneficial as it eliminates the toxic waste from the body. Moreover, garlic triggers secretion of digestive juices and provides relief from various kinds of diarrhea.
- Impotence – GarlicMilk is an excellent cure for impotence. In addition, eating boiled pieces of garlic successfully fights infertility in both men and women.
- Sciatica – if you continuously consume this drink it will help you successfully reduce sciatica nerve pain.