Garlic is one very powerful and healthy vegetable. It has many uses in the kitchen as well as many medical purposes. It is especially beneficial for high blood pressure.
It contains allicin which is great for the blood vessels and keeps them in shape, flexible and healthy. It also prevents the accumulation of plaque which is the main reason for stroke and heart attack. When the garlic is cooked part of the allicin is destroyed, therefore, the best way to use it is fresh.
Crush the garlic cloves and leave them for 15 minutes and then consume it. You can also use it in the form of a pill.
HOW MUCH GARLIC DO WE NEED?
The recommended amount of garlic in order to prevent high blood pressure is 1 gr. of garlic per day. Eat 10 garlic cloves per day in order to protect your cardiovascular system.
The best thing is to consult your doctor for the amount of garlic you should consume per day.