How to Use Garlic As a Medicine

You will all agree on the fact that garlic is one of the most powerful foods when it comes to health care. Its strong antibacterial properties make it amazingly efficient in treating colds and flu, but that is not all. Garlic has proven to be effective in treating a variety of health conditions.

Read this article and learn more about its health benefits, and if you suffer from any of the following health problems, we bet that you will sure enjoy the relief after finding out that the cure has always been close to you.


Hair Loss

Hair loss is one of the most unpleasant and most common esthetic problems. But, you should not worry, as science has proven that garlic is the best solution to this problem.

All you have to do is apply some garlic oil or grated fresh garlic on your scalp, once a week. Massage the skin on your head for about 10 minutes and rinse well. Wash your hair using your regular shampoo, and you should see some improvement in a short period of time.


Acne can be a really unpleasant esthetic problem and affect one’s self-confidence. If you struggle with this skin problem simply chop a garlic clove and apply it directly on the acne. You will see some improvement in just a few minutes, and the redness around the acne will soon disappear.

Ear Inflammation

Add a tablespoon of chopped garlic to a tablespoon of hot olive oil and leave it for an hour. Put a few drops of the garlic oil in your ear, and repeat the treatment twice a day.


Herpes is a viral infection due to the herpes simplex virus. It is very unpleasant and often painful skin problem. A single garlic clove can help you treat these sores.

All you have to do is apply some chopped garlic directly on the blister and keep it for 10 minutes. Repeat this treatment for five times in the next 12 hours.

This simple treatment will help you cure the infection, and the next morning you will wake up to see that the ‘nightmare’ is gone, leaving no traces behind.

Cough Syrup

Garlic has strong antibacterial properties that make it amazingly efficient when it comes to treating unpleasant and irritating cough. Add 2 grated garlic cloves to a deciliter of boiling water, and drink it as your regular tea.

Remove Splinters

Apply some grated garlic directly on the splinter and secure it with a bandage. The splinter will soon come to the skin surface.

Skin Care

Add some crushed garlic to your homemade face mask and spread it on your face. You can also use the mask to nourish every inch of your body. Apply a thick layer and leave it for a few minutes. The results are more than amazing! Enjoy your soft and smooth skin.