You have probably heard about the healing properties of both garlic and red wine before. Both have excellent reputations for promoting heart health and strengthening the immune system and as well as acting as an overall tonic to promote overall physical well-being. When combined together, however, their healing properties are even stronger. Read on to find out how to make this potent health tonic.
How to Make the Garlic Drink
- 12 cloves of garlic, peeled
- ½ liter of red wine
Cut the cloves of garlic into pieces and place in a jar, then add the red wine. Close the jar tightly and place it in a sunny location and keep it there for around 2 weeks, shaking the jar daily. After two weeks, strain the wine and keep it in a dark glass bottle. You can consume one teaspoon of this three times daily for a month, then repeat the treatment after six months.
Why This Tonic Works
This tonic works so effectively because it combines the healing properties of two of the most healthful foods and drinks known to man – garlic and red wine.
Red wine has long been touted as a health drink. The tannins and other active compounds like reservetrol help to promote heart health through lowering both cholesterol and high blood pressure levels. It also is rich in antioxidants which seem to be able to prevent or treat oxidative damage done to the cells and slow or even reverse the effects of aging on the body.
Garlic, too, has a long history of medicinal use going back at least as early as the time of the Ancient Egyptians. Its high level of nutrients as well as its active ingredients like allicin, a sulfur-containing compound, and its antioxidants all have a positive impact on health. Specifically, garlic is able to promote a healthy and strong cardiovascular system, reduce cholesterol and high blood pressure and support overall immunity.
This health tonic takes advantage of the health benefits of the garlic and the wine both; it is a great drink for purifying the blood as well as gently cleansing the blood vessels and veins around the heart of cholesterol and plaque build-up, thus improving overall heart health.
Even though it takes a while to make, this tonic is easy to prepare at least and you will find that the time you spend preparing it is well worth it. This drink will go a long way to promoting and support your cardiovascular and immune systems especially and will also reduce your chances of contract the cold or flu or even more serious conditions like cancer. The fact that it also tastes pretty delicious is just an added bonus!
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