Recipes from by Nicole Apelian, Ph.D
Recipes Garlic Infusion
Chop or grind garlic cloves and allow them to rest for 10 to 15 minutes before continuing.
Place the garlic into a pot and cover with water.
Heat the water gently to a simmer, then turn off the heat.
Allow the garlic and water to steep overnight.
Use 2 to 4 ml of this infusion, 3 times a day with meals.
Keep the Infusion in the refrigerator for up to three days or in the freezer for up to a month.
Chop 1 cup of garlic cloves fine and allow to rest for 10 to 15 minutes.
Place the garlic cloves in a pint (500ml) jar with a tight-fitting lid.
Cover the chopped garlic with apple cider vinegar, preferably with the mother (live vinegar).
Allow the jar to steep for 4 to 6 weeks, shaking it several times a week.
Take 1 tablespoon of garlic tincture with each meal.
Taking Garlic as Medicine
Treating Viral, Bacterial, and Parasitic Infections
Garlic is a potent antibiotic, antifungal, and anti-parasitic plant. Use garlic to treat infections of all
kinds, including colds, flu, sore throats, bronchitis, stomach flu, and intestinal worms.
Thrush, Yeast, and Fungal Infections
Use garlic preparations topically to treat thrush infections and other types of yeast or fungal infections. Spread a paste of garlic on the affected area several times a day and eat garlic regularly to clear the infection internally.
Garlic improves digestion and is useful to relieve excessive gas, bloating, and other digestive upsets.
Lowers Blood Sugars in Diabetics
Garlic helps lower blood sugar in diabetics by improving the function of the pancreas and increasing the secretion of insulin.
This helps the body regulate blood sugar levels and alleviates the problems associated with high blood sugar.
To be effective, garlic needs to be eaten at every meal in significant quantities.
Adding a couple of cloves of pickled garlic to the meal is usually enough to get the full benefits.
Bronchitis, Whooping Cough, Congestion
Garlic has a strong decongestant effect and expectorant action.
It is useful for maladies where phlegm or mucous is a problem.
Garlic also reduces fevers and kills off the underlying infection.
It is also useful for bronchial asthma where the breathing passages have swollen making breathing difficult.
Elevated Blood Cholesterol Levels and
Garlic effectively lowers blood cholesterol levels and blood pressure when consumed regularly.
Corns, Warts, and Acne:
For corns, warts, and acne, rub a paste made from fresh mashed garlic on the
affected spot. Garlic actually softens and soothes the skin and kills the viral or bacterial infection causing the problem.