New Delhi: Being one of the most important organs in the body the heart is one of those organs that works non-stop. It circulates oxygen in the body and takes away the toxins produced, without which all other organs would shut down leading to death. Well, there are some natural remedies that can help protect Heart that is Garlic. Garlic is known to protect the heart against cardiovascular problems like heart attacks and atherosclerosis. It protects and restores the elasticity of the arteries, saves the heart from damage due to the effects of free oxygen radicals, prevents the formation of blockages in the arteries due to its high sulphur content and reduces the chances of blood clots within the arteries. India is the second largest producer of garlic in the world (after China) and it is used extensively in regional cuisines. It is rich in blood-thinning compounds, which in turn prevent the formation of blockages in the arteries. Those with heart problems should begin their day by having 2 raw garlic cloves on an empty stomach to reduce their risk of atherosclerosis, strokes and heart attacks. With its characteristic pungent and spicy flavor that mellows considerably with cooking, this popular root plant is prized for its heart-healing properties.
Here is how you can gather its benefits
The best way is to crush two pods of medium sized garlic pods, and have it with warm water in morning. Remember that you must be on an empty stomach. If you don’t want to try eating raw garlic, add it to your food. You can have it either as tadka or as a part of the meal itself.In the end, garlic can be your heart’s best friend, along with regular exercise and a healthy diet just remember to include garlic in your diet on a daily basis and watch your heart beat at its best