Garlic and lemon are foods that are unique in their chemical composition, the use of which brings great benefits to the body.
Their correct combination helps to cleanse the body of harmful substances, normalizes the work of the digestive and cardiovascular systems, strengthens the immune system and is an excellent prevention of many diseases.
The most effective is the use of lemon and garlic in the form of an infusion. The article will discuss the benefits and harms of a mixture of lemon juice along with pulp and zest and garlic, for what purposes and how it is used, and what the tincture of these ingredients helps from.
What is useful and what does the composition of these components cure?
The use of lemon and garlic infusion as a medicine provokes positive changes in the human body.
- cleansing of toxins;
- prevention of the development of cancerous tumors;
- elimination of spasms and spasmodic pains;
- prevention of blood clots;
- lowering blood cholesterol levels;
- strengthening of blood vessels (as well as increasing their elasticity);
- pronounced antiseptic effect;
- cleansing the blood;
- normalization of the digestive process;
- improving metabolism.
The effectiveness of the drink is due to the chemical composition of the components... Garlic contains minerals necessary for a person (zinc, iron, iodine, calcium, etc.), dietary fiber, monosaccharides and disaccharides, vitamins PP, C and B. Lemon is rich in organic acids, vitamins, pectins, flavonoids, essential oils, etc. ...
The composition of the infusion can provoke allergies in people prone to this. An allergic reaction can also occur with excessive use of the medication, which in itself is fraught with minor burns of the mucous membrane of the digestive tract.
- individual intolerance to the products that make up the infusion;
- the presence of inflammation in the organs of the digestive system;
- peptic ulcer of the duodenum or stomach;
- pregnancy and lactation;
- diseases of the kidneys and liver in the acute phase;
- suffered a stroke or heart attack;
- cystitis, urethritis;
- bronchial asthma.
The following are folk recipes indicating in what proportions to mix the ingredients to make the composition, and how to take a tincture or infusion for colds, to cleanse the body and more. In all versions of the preparation of a remedy, not only lemon juice is used, but also its pulp with a peel.
At the time of treatment, it is necessary to give up such bad habits as smoking and alcohol abuse. Otherwise, the medicine will be ineffective.
There are several basic recipes for infusion, the effectiveness of which has been proven by many people through personal experience.
This composition is used to cleanse blood vessels, intestines, as well as to strengthen the immune system.
- lemon - 4 pcs.;
- garlic - 4 heads;
- boiled water - 2.5 liters.
- Peel the garlic, wash the lemon, cut into 4 parts, remove the seeds.
- Pass 4 lemons together with the peel plus 4 heads of garlic through a meat grinder or grind in a blender, place the resulting mass in a three-liter jar, pour water at room temperature to the brim.
- The jar must be placed in a cool and dark place for 3 days.
- The contents must be mixed once a day.
- After a three-day period, strain the infusion and pour into another container. Keep refrigerated.
How to drink the infusion correctly:
It is recommended to drink the infusion 3 times a day before meals, 100 g each. The course of treatment at home is 40-45 days (during this time, the infusion according to the proposed recipe will have to be done 4 times). One course per year will be enough to cleanse the blood vessels and get rid of problems with the digestive system.
During treatment, liver and kidney diseases may worsen, in this case the amount of infusion should be reduced to one tablespoon.
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The composition helps to cleanse the blood, intestines from toxins, blood vessels from cholesterol plaques, as well as healthy weight loss, accelerate metabolism.
- lemon - 1 pc.;
- garlic - 4-5 cloves;
- ginger root - 200 g;
- water - 1 glass.
- Pour boiling water over the lemon, then cut and remove the seeds.
- Rinse the ginger (peel off the peel).
- Peel the garlic and chop it together with ginger and lemon in a meat grinder.
- Pour boiled water at room temperature, mix thoroughly, let it brew for 24 hours.
Application: Take the infusion 2 times a day. In the morning - before breakfast, in the evening - 30 minutes before meals. The dosage for a single dose is two tablespoons. The course of treatment is 30 days. After that, you should take a break for 2 weeks, then repeat the course. Two repetitions of two courses per year will be sufficient.
Only fresh and ripe garlic should be used to prepare the infusions. An old and faded product no longer possesses those beneficial qualities that determine the healing effect of a drug, and in this case, the treatment will be several times less effective.
Learn more about garlic and ginger health remedies in this article.
Strengthens the walls of blood vessels, makes them elastic, eliminates problems in the intestines.
- garlic - one head;
- lemon - 1 pc.;
- milk - 1 liter.
- Peel off the garlic, rinse the lemon and scald it with boiling water, cut into wedges and discard the seeds.
- Then grind the garlic with lemon using a blender or meat grinder, mix, put in a glass jar, cover and leave in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours.
- After that, boil the milk and pour the lemon-garlic mixture over it.
- Insist in the refrigerator for a day (store in the same place).
Application: Take 4 tablespoons 20-30 minutes before meals 3-4 times a day. The course of treatment is two weeks (the infusion will have to be prepared several times). The maximum shelf life of the finished infusion is 5 days (then the milk will lose its permissible degree of freshness).
Those who find the taste of the infusion of garlic and lemon with milk unpleasant and intolerable can use the same ingredients in a different way. You will first need to prepare an alcoholic tincture of garlic with lemon, and then take it, diluting it with milk (at the rate of 2-3 tablespoons of tincture per glass of milk).
It is best to use goat milk for infusion or dilution, as it has a high percentage of fat. Cow's will do just fine too. Using cheap, store-bought milk may not have the desired effect.
Find out more about a peculiar, but very useful combination of milk with garlic, about the benefits and dangers of the mixture, recipes of traditional medicine in this material.
This recipe is also called Tibetan. It has been used since ancient times to heal ailments and with a breakdown.
- cloves of garlic - 350 g;
- small lemon - 1 pc.;
- ethyl alcohol - 300 g.
How to make a tincture:
- Peel the chives, crush them, or mince them.
- Wash the lemon, cut into small cubes, grind in a blender.
- Stir lemon and garlic, pour the mixture into a jar, cover and leave in the refrigerator for a day.
- Pour the infused components with alcohol, cover again and leave to infuse for at least 10 days in a dark and cool place.
- After the infusion, strain and leave for another three days at room temperature.
Application: 25-30 drops of the resulting infusion are diluted in 50 ml of warm milk, taken orally and washed down with plenty of boiled water. You need to take the medicine 3 times a day half an hour before meals. The course of admission is three months (the infusion should be enough for the entire time). It is recommended to refuse to take spicy food during the course of the course.
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Possible side effects
Side effects are mainly due to drug overdose:
- exacerbation of renal disease;
- an allergic reaction manifested by skin rashes and nausea;
- absent-mindedness, inattention.
If a person noticed a manifestation of side effects, but the dosage of the drug was not exceeded, it is necessary to stop taking the infusion and consult a doctor as soon as possible.
The appearance of pronounced side effects at the correct dosage may indicate the presence of a sluggish disease in the body that has not yet been identified.
In addition to the indicated useful properties, garlic-lemon infusion has the ability to stabilize the state of the nervous systemas a result of which the symptoms of stress go away, the mood rises. The substances that make up garlic and lemon work as an elixir of youth and start active regeneration processes, which prevents premature aging. The combination of garlic with lemon can cure various ailments and strengthen the body as a whole, this remedy is available to almost anyone and therefore is so popular among the population.