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5 Powerful Benefits Of Garlic Tea

Garlic tea has a wide variety of health benefits to offer. Read here.

5 Powerful Benefits Of Garlic Tea

Garlic tea dissolves extra fat from all parts of your body

HIGHLIGHTS

  1. Garlic tea dissolves extra fat from all parts of your body
  2. Garlic is known for its benefits in controlling cholesterol
  3. Respiratory ailments can be treated with the help of garlic tea

Garlic has been popular for its medicinal properties. For years it has been used for adding flavor to food, and for treating digestive distress. Besides this, garlic is known for its abilities to fight infections and controlling blood pressure. Now you can add grated or diced garlic to your food, but there's another way of including garlic in your diet. You can drink garlic tea. Yes, drinking garlic tea every day is another great way of making the most of its benefits.

For preparation, here's what you need to do.

  • Boil a glass of water
  • Add a few chopped or minced garlic cloves to it
  • You can also add some grated ginger to it
  • Now let it cook for 20 minutes
  • Turn off the heat and rest it for 10 minutes
  • Now strain this drink, add some honey and lemon juice to it to enhance the flavor

Adding lemon and ginger prevents bad breath so you can enjoy this beverage without the fear of developing an unpleasant odor. Drink it every morning on an empty stomach to make the most of its health benefits. But what are the benefits? Keep reading...

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Here's a list of the 5 most powerful health benefits of drinking garlic tea every morning. Take a look.

1. Weight loss

This refreshing beverage is a great way of losing weight. Garlic tea dissolves extra fat from all parts of your body. Besides this, garlic tea has metabolism-boosting properties. This induces passive weight loss and suppresses your appetite as well. Drink this tea first thing in the morning to make the most of its weight loss benefits.

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2. Improved heart health

Garlic is known for its benefits in controlling cholesterol. Drinking garlic tea every morning improves blood circulation and lowers bad cholesterol levels as well. This way, it prevents plaque from blocking your arteries, thereby lowering the risk of heart diseases. Multiple studies have linked the properties of garlic with lower blood pressure. It also lowers serum cholesterol levels. This way, it lowers the risk of heart diseases.

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3. Improved respiratory system

Respiratory ailments can be treated with the help of garlic tea. This beverage has the properties of curing a cold, cough, fever and congestion. Just one cup of garlic tea is good enough for clearing congestion and reducing inflammation in the respiratory tracts. It fosters the healing process and removes underlying bacteria, thereby treating respiratory infections.

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4. Natural antibiotic properties

Why take pop antibiotics each time a small infection hits you? Those annoying bacterial infections can be treated easily with the help of garlic tea. The natural antibiotic properties of garlic were recognized in the ancient years when Greek soldiers drank it to cure infections.
 

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5. Boosts immunity

Garlic is packed with antifungal and antibacterial properties. One such property is allicin. This compound gives an additional boost to your immune system and helps it fight infections in a better way. You can get the most of its benefits by ingested garlic with your food.

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Disclaimer: This content including advice provides generic information only. It is in no way a substitute for qualified medical opinion. Always consult a specialist or your own doctor for more information. NDTV does not claim responsibility for this information. 

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