Health Benefits of Black Garlic

The health benefits and uses of black garlic.

1. Garlic is one of the most powerful superfoods known to man and has a massive amount of health benefits for the human body.

2. Many people do not like the taste, and therefore black garlic is becoming a popular alternative, because of its sweet flavour.

3. It has double the amount of antioxidants than fresh garlic and has been shown to lower the size of tumours even faster.

4. It was originally made in Korea as a health product. This is made by heating white garlic at 170 degrees Fahrenheit for 30 days and then left to dry for another 45 days. The garlic cloves then become black and taste sweet like balsamic vinegar and soy sauce.

5. The flavours are simply delicious, and it tastes completely different than regular garlic.

6. Allicin is one of the main compounds in garlic and is known as a natural antibiotic for treating many diseases and infections.

7. It also contains over 100 different compounds which boost the metabolism of the body, helping you to lose weight, and give you a great boost of sulphur.

8. Black Garlic contains a powerful compound known as SAC (S-Allycysteine ). This can reduce the build-up of cholesterol in the arteries, and protect your heart.

9. It also contains excellent doses of calcium, phosphorus and protein, which are all beneficial for your health.

10. It works well in delicious stir-fries, as it adds a sweetness which may compliment the dish.

11. In Thailand, black garlic is added to energy drinks, as it can boost the attention span and help to wake you up if you didn’t get enough sleep.

12. It tastes delicious with roast chicken, especially for those who do not like the taste or smell of raw garlic.

13. If you still do not like the taste, you can purchase black garlic supplements, to supply your body with the healthy nutrients and compounds.

14. Garlic can also be placed under the pillow at night as a sleep aid, please see our other video on this to learn more

15. Eating black garlic will help you to get rid of phlegm and mucus if you have an irritating cold in the winter.

16. It can also improve libido and enhance sexual drive and stamina.

17. Many people have also reported this to help with treating diarrhoea and settling the stomach.

18. Garlic has also been linked to preventing Alzheimer’s disease in the elderly and improving memory and brain function.