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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 and Tea Tree Oil – Herbal remedy for Head Lice: Mix 10 drops of garlic oil and 12 drops of tea tree oil in one pint of warm water. Apply to hair and leave for 30 minutes - by then it will have dried out. Apply a second time and leave for another 30 minutes, then wash your hair as usual.
Garlic and Tea Tree Oil - Herbal remedy for Warts: Cover wart with a thin slice of fresh garlic and tape in place. Repeat nightly for 3 - 4 weeks or until the wart disappears. For added antibacterial benefit, place 2 - 4 drops of tea tree oil on the wart before adding garlic.
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