Garlic has been used in the Chinese traditional medicine for curing diseases, colds, kidney issues, and for strengthening capillaries. Moreover, it is a good adaptogen. The Chinese actually use a small clove of garlic, put it in their mouth, melting the clove with their saliva as it was a candy. This procedure is practiced in the morning and lasts for half an hour. In this way, saliva moves all the nutrients in the blood and cleans the blood vessels and the lymph. Garlic strengthens the oral cavity and gums, and if bleeding occurs, it has the power to stop it. When the procedure is over, the clove is being spit out and they brush their teeth well. If in case you feel the smell, you may take couple of coffee beans of fresh parsley leaves and chew them slowly. If you want to completely remove the smell, you may take several sips of milk.
Why this procedure is beneficial?
- It treats chronic bronchitis;
- Protects against flu and respiratory tract related diseases;
- Is useful in anemia;
- Strengthens the immune system.
- Regulates appetite;
- Cleans the blood;
- Helps with kidney and bladder related diseases and health conditions;
- Cleans the skin;
If putting a whole clove is an issue for you, then you may start with on quarter or a smaller piece, and then gradually increase its amount. If you have kidney stones or persistent cough, then this method is great for you.