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Other Names: Garlic, Poor Man's Treacle, Rusric Treacle, Stinkweed, Clove Garlic, Common Garlic, Nectar of the Gods, Camphor of the Poor, Allium, Stinking Rose, Allium Sativum
Traditional Usages: Food, Lowers High Blood Pressure, Raises Low Blood Pressure, Thrombosis, Arteriosclerosis, Reduces level of Sugar in the Blood, Bronchitis, Asthma, Cough, Whooping Cough, Influenza, Colds, Sinusitis, Catarrh of Throat, Nose and Stomach, Intestinal Worms, Hay Fever, Ear Infections, Candida and other Fungla Infections, Vaginal Trichomoniasis, Jaundice, Falling Sickness, Cramps, Convulsions, Piles, Boils, Ulcers, Pneumonia, Hemerrhoids, Lower Hypertensions and Cholesterol Levels, Vitality and Strength, Aphrodisiac, Antiseptic qualities for treating Wounds (WW2), Treating Typhus and Dysentery (WW1), Ringworm, Athlete's Foot, Septic Poisoning, Gangrene, Warts, Verrucas
Resources: Central Asia, Europe, China, US
Parts Used: The Bulb, Clove, Oil
Garlic Cough Syrup - Herbal remedy for Cough: To prepare chop a handful of garlic cloves and place them in a jar. Completely cover the garlic with honey and securely fasten the lid of the jar. Place the mixture in the refrigerator to marinate for at least 24 hours. Ideally, you would want the mixture to marinate for about two weeks but if you have a cough you can leave it for less time. When you wake up take a tablespoon of the mixture to suppress your cough. Take it throughout the day if you feel the urge to cough.
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