Garlic Caution For Pregnant Or Breast Feeding Moms

Pregnancy research shows garlic supplementation tablets during pregnancy are very effective in the management of pregnancy-related blood pressure conditions.

 For more than 5,000 years Garlic has been valued for its healing properties and ability to increase the body’s strength and energy. The builders of the three great pyramids at Giza in Egypt are said to have eaten garlic to regenerate their bodies after their back-breaking work. Today garlic is thought to prevent heart disease, stroke and hypertension. It's essential oils and other components have strong antibiotic, anti fungal and anti viral properties. Getting the medical benefits of garlic is easy because it makes for a delicious seasoning for so many foods.

COOKING WITH GARLIC:

Adding chopped raw garlic to cooked meats, poultry and vegetables for use in salads. Immerse crushed garlic in oil for a dressing or pickle whole garlic cloves for a tasty condiment.

GARLIC AS A SALVE OR RUB:

Garlic can also be made into a salve or rub to help ease neuralgia, joint pain, sprains, foot corns and other skin afflictions. It is great for stopping the growth of a cold sore by applying a raw clove of garlic to the lesion on your lip - of course discarding the clove when done, as a cold sore is in fact oral herpes and is very contagious.

 THERAPUTIC EFFECT OF GARLIC:

 The sulfur found in garlic essential oil makes it a potent disinfectant and a good defense for killing germs in the body. After garlic is ingested, it is absorbed into the blood stream and then defused through various organs. In this way the skin, the intestines, lungs and urinary system all profit from the highly effective healing properties of the garlic.

 COMPONENTS:

 Garlic is rich in essential oils, whose principal active agent is "allicin". This compound is responsible for garlic’s characteristic odor as well as its many healing properties. In addition garlic contains calcium, selenium, potassium and zinc.

 GARLIC BAD BREATH OR GARLIC BODY ODOR:

 It is a well known fact that eating a lot of garlic can cause bad breath or body odor. The reason for this is that the oils from the garlic are excreted through the respiratory system and the skin. To lessen this effect, just chew fresh parsley, fresh thyme or fresh peppermint after eating garlic.

 GARLIC CAUTION FOR PREGNANT MOTHERS OR BREAST FEEDING MOMS:

 There is some talk that pregnant and nursing mothers should not take large daily amounts of garlic such as 5 to 7 cloves a day. Research also indicates that when a pregnant woman ingests a large quantity of garlic, the scent and taste crosses the placenta barrier and can be detected in the amniotic fluid. It is said that babies who are born to moms who consumed large daily quantities of garlic during pregnancy tend to be more open to eating new and different flavors of foods. Garlic is not bad for the growing fetus, but who wants to be in a strong garlic environment day in and day out?

 Consuming a little garlic on a regular basis during pregnancy is good for the pregnant mom. Garlic helps boost her immune system which is naturally suppressed during pregnancy. A suppressed immune system is one of the main reasons why pregnant moms are more prone to urinary and vaginal infections, colds and the flu.

It has been researched that garlic supplementation tablets during pregnancy are very effective in the management of pregnancy-related blood pressure conditions such as pregnancy hypertension and pre-eclampsia.

 Therefore if a pregnant woman takes garlic on a regular basis she may prevent such conditions from occurring. It has also been researched that consuming garlic helps to eliminate mercury consumption especially if the pregnant mom loves fish. Therefore in general fish and garlic are a great combination.

 If you are a garlic lover, then it is advisable to reduce your intake before your due date, because you may end up having a cesarean section birth. The reason for this is that garlic has a tendency to thin the blood to prevent blood clots. 30-40% of all births are now cesarean section births.

All women bleed at the time of giving birth because of the hemodynamic changes that occur during pregnancy and birth. This makes women more prone to hemorrhaging which is one of the major causes of maternal deaths associated with childbirth. I experienced this myself as I had a serious post partum hemorrhage with my second delivery (but not due to excessive garlic intake).

GARLIC FOR COLDS:

Fresh garlic mixed with honey is an effective home remedy for colds, hoarseness and inflammation of the throat. Use a garlic press or mini food processer to crush one ounce of fresh garlic cloves. Mix with one cup of honey and let the mixture sit for one hour, allowing the garlic oils to saturate the honey. Then store in a refrigerator. At the first sign of a cold take 1-2 teaspoons of the mixture and every hour thereafter. Should the cold get worse, this mixture can also be used to relieve chest congestion and sooth coughing.

 GARLIC FOR INTESTINAL UPSETS:

 Garlic's antibiotic qualities have been used to help treat ulcers. For best results eat between 5-7 cloves of garlic throughout the day either with milk or spread on bread.

 GARLIC FOR FIGHTING HEART DISEASE AND STROKE:

 Garlic lowers LDL bad cholesterol levels and raises the HDL good cholesterol, thus helping to prevent the buildup of plaque within the coronary arteries. It also helps prevent the buildup of blood clots within the blood vessels. Both actions protect against heart attacks and stroke.

 FOR SKIN WARTS - ATHLETE's FOOT - ACNE - SKIN INFECTIONS:

 Place a freshly mashed garlic clove and rub it over the athletes foot or onto the skins affected area.

TIPS FOR BUYING GARLIC:

 Choose solid firm bulbs. The outer skin color should be white or violet in color. TO STORE GARLIC: Store in a cool dry place such as a ceramic garlic keeper, as it is best for air circulation. Garlic is best stored outside the refrigerator to preserve its healing properties. Learn how you can balance your energy body and chakra system. Read More... 


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