There are plenty of natural remedies based solely on natural ingredients that can help in the treatment of certain health issues. One of those remedies is the one that is based on lemon and garlic. The combination of these two powerful ingredients can treat cardiovascular issues, including high cholesterol levels, clogged arteries, and poor blood circulation. High cholesterol is one of the causes of the obstruction of the arteries, which can lead to developing heart diseases or even heart attacks.
According to a conducted study the combination of garlic and lemon juice can improve lipid levels and thus lower the risk of a cardiovascular disease.
Health Virtues of Lemon and Garlic
This citrus fruit is abundant with fiber, vitamins C, A, D, B6 and antioxidants. Lemon efficiently detoxifies the body and helps in better digestion of the lipids. Its regular intake will boost the health of the cardiovascular system thereby protecting the body from the onset of cardiovascular diseases. The benefits of lime with its peel have been confirmed on slowing down the onset of atherosclerosis as per an in vivo study. According to a conducted study the consumption of citrus fruits like lemon reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases, especially cerebral infarction which is a type of stroke in men and women.
This plant is considered to be the most powerful natural ingredient. It reveals anti-cholesterol, antiviral, antibacterial antiseptic properties, the latter ones being effective in protecting the digestive and respiratory system. Garlic lowers the high cholesterol levels in the body and aerates the blood circulation. As per a performed study released by Science Daily, an aged garlic extract can lower the build-up of plaque in the arteries and the progression of atherosclerosis. Nonetheless, there is still a need of additional studies to confirm the true effectiveness on cardiovascular disease in humans.
Here are the recipes of the lemon-garlic remedies:
Recipe of Lemon-Garlic Remedy 1
For optimal effects you should always use organic ingredients.
- 1 head of garlic, the extracted juice
- 1 lemon, the extracted juice, bio
- 1 tablespoon of ginger juice
- 1 teaspoon of honey
First combine the listed ingredients and then place the resulting combination on low heat for 5 minutes. Turn off the heat and allow cooling off so that you can include the honey.
Recipe of Lemon-Garlic Remedy 2
- 6 lemons, bio
- 30 garlic cloves
- 8 cups of water
Start with washing the lemons and then cutting them in slices. Although it is highly preferably to use organic lemons, but if you were not able to find them, then wash them with cold water and baking soda. Next peel the garlic and place it in a blender along with the lemons. Pour a little bit of water and start the mixing part. Once blended, transfer the mixture in a saucepan, and then include the 2 liters of water and bring it to a boil. Stir the mixture from time to time. When it gets cooled, pour the drink into a bottle and keep it in a fridge.
Take 1 tablespoon of this remedy every morning on an empty stomach for 3 weeks in a row. Make a break of one week, and then repeat the treatment. The use of this remedy will be of great assistance in unclogging the arteries and cleaning the blood vessels.
Aside the above mentioned benefits this combination can help you with the following issues as well:
- Body detox, removing the toxic waste
- Reduction of cholesterol in the arteries, stimulates the removal of the build-up cholesterol
- Cells regeneration, thanks to its antioxidant properties.
People suffering from stomach ulcers, heartburn, and gastric, renal or biliary disorders should not use lemon.
The use of garlic is not advised for people with blood disorders and for the ones that have undergone a surgery or taking anticoagulant drugs. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also avoid the use of this remedy.
It is always better first to consult a doctor prior initiating any natural remedy.