The Benefits of Garlic and Honey

Are you feeling under the weather? Trying to not feel under the weather? This old school preventive measure and remedy is tried and true and easy to make and keep. The only two ingredients are fresh garlic and honey. That's it! Find an impermeable container (glass is best) and in a matter of days, you'll have yourself a very powerful syrup. The longer these two ingredients marry, the more potent this elixir becomes.

The Benefits of Garlic and Honey:

  • Prevents atherosclerosis (source)

  • Heart attacks

  • Coronary heart disease

  • Lowers cholesterol

  • Blood pressure levels

  • Heals bug bites (source)

  • Alleviates cold symptoms and hay fever

  • Helps treatment of fungal infections

  • Traveler’s diarrheas

  • Eliminate toxins (source)

  • Strengthen immunity

  • Diabetes

  • Enlarged prostate

  • Osteoarthritis

How to Make:

  1. Peel cloves of garlic
  2. Press to open them (use a chef's knife or cooking spoon)
  3. Place in jar
  4. Cover with honey
  5. Cover tightly and store in cool, dry place for up to several months. You may also store in the fridge.


Elisabeth Ovesen