How to Prepare Garlic Juice in 4 Simple Steps
Making garlic juice is easy and does not take much time. Drinking it has multiple health benefits, especially in the prevention of some common infections and improving overall general health. It can improve immunity health and helps strengthen the body to ward off colds, lower cholesterol, and improve cardiovascular health. You do not need to use a lot of garlic bulbs to make garlic juice.
Reasons for drinking garlic juice:
1) Garlic juice may be a good remedy for some of the health conditions that most people deal with. It helps in the prevention of some chronic diseases. Some of the diseases prevented by drinking garlic juice include; cancer (not a cure) and obesity related diseases among others. Garlic juice is often used in the effort to lose weight and improve overall cardiovascular health. Garlic juice can also be used effectively to treat some bacterial infections.
2) With the help of Allicin which is the active ingredient found in garlic, you can lose weight and prevent any obesity related diseases that target the heart. This compound when in the body will help in reduce the overall fat content in your body. Your overall health will improve when garlic juice is combined with a healthy low calorie diet and exercise. The reduction in the bad cholesterol levels from drinking garlic juice can be significant. The good cholesterol level increases can be impressive also. By drinking garlic juice to lose weight, you get additional health benefits that include thinning of the blood and getting rid of potential blood clots. Blood clots may be a major reason for strokes and heart attacks.
3) Garlic Juice has been known to help with asthma, balancing cholesterol levels, calm sore throats, and effective on insect bites. It is by no means a replacement for professional medical care in any case, but it's really good stuff! Some say it clears acne and pimples too. We haven't tried this, but perhaps some teenagers out there can testify to its effectiveness. Please do let us know! There are also people that swear by drinking garlic juice when they have a sore throat, cold or cough. We imagine it could be very soothing.
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How to make garlic juice – ¼ of a cup or one serving.
Ingredients: 1 head of garlic.
1) Break up the garlic cloves. Put them in a Garlic Shaker ®. Shake the skin off with this fresh garlic peeler. Pour the skinless cloves out. Next you should wash them clean. MAke sure there are no brown spots or green shoots.
2) Using a garlic press, or blend them to make garlic puree. Take the puree and place it in a strainer and strain the juice out into a bowl or you can use a spatula to press the juice down to the bowl. Remove all matter except for the garlic juice itself. You may keep the garlic cloves for cooking or other uses.
3) Next you want to get the cleanest purest form of garlic juice. In order to accomplish this you need to take a coffee filter and hold it over a bowl. Do not pour it through a coffee maker because the strong flavor of the garlic will be hard to clean and remove. Pour the raw garlic juice through the coffee filter, holding the filter securely in your hand and allowing the juice to strain through the filter into the bowl. Go slowly because the process of getting the juice to filter through the strainer can take a little patience.
4) After you have strained all of the raw juice through the coffee filter, it is now ready for use. You can drink it immediately if desired, or refrigerate for later use. We prefer to add some lemon for flavor. The garlic juice may also be added to other juices and to soups and other foods. You can even add cinnamon if you prefer that flavor with a little bit of sugar.
Crushing the garlic into a puree and making garlic juice will expose all of the garlic taste, flavors, and nutritional benefits. This is the purest and strongest way to get garlic into your body. Enjoy it in good health! It must be noted that garlic juice is not a cure, but rather a health dietary choice. You should seek a doctor in the case of any disease or illness.
Our favorite Garlic Juice recipe is pretty simple...
Go through all of the steps we've previously walked through and then add your own sweetener. There is something incredible about the mixture of the robust flavor of garlic with sweeties!
- Agave Nectar
- Brown Sugar
But everyones tastes are different. Use your favorite and you can' go wrong. Let us know how it goes. We would LOVE to hear from you in the comments below.
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