What has proven to be one of the healthiest foods on the planet is the garlic. It should definitely be consumed every day, and possibly to be consumed raw, because that way it contains more nutrients.

And just imagine, the garlic can be used to treat several medical conditions too – such as to prevent or to treat baldness, liver diseases, relieve the symptoms from a cold or a flu.

Put Garlic Under Your Pillow

Put Garlic Under Your Pillow

 

Purify the blood and cleanse the arteries, it can  be also found helpful with respiratory problems and so forth.

A fun fact about the garlic is that it was used by the Egyptians! Because of it’s powerful medicinal and antibiotic properties, the Egyptians chewed the raw garlic while they were building the pyramids! And the most powerful compound there is in the garlic is called allicin.

This compound works in an interesting way, if you crush the garlic it enhances it’s powers, but if you cook it it will vanish. So that is why garlic is best when eaten raw.

First crush it, and leave it like that for 15 minutes, until the power of the allicin spreads, and then eat it. If you want to disguise the strong odor, then just add some vegetable oil and parsly to it.

But, why it is known that we should keep garlic under our pillows? Some people keep garlic under their pillows, some in the pockets of their clothes, and others even rub their pots and pans with this vegetable.

It is believed that all of this is done to avoid or to eliminate the negative energy of the spirits that might be around us, and to bring good luck.

If you hesitate, maybe you should try it. Take a garlic clove, put it under your pillow. You will sleep better and the negative energy that has been circling around you will be gone.