Garlic is a common vegetable in our life. Generally, we eat it as ingredients. We all know that eating garlic is good for our health. But some friends don't like it because of the taste. In fact, garlic is treasured all over the body, so for such a kind of food, what are the benefits after people eat it? What are the functions and functions of garlic?
What are the functions and functions of garlic? Let's get together and learn about it. Garlic with stomach, dysentery, cough, sterilization, insect repellent and other effects, often used to prevent influenza, epidemic cerebrospinal meningitis. Treatment of tuberculosis, pertussis, loss of appetite, indigestion, bacillary dysentery, amoebic dysentery, enteritis, pinworm disease, hookworm disease; external treatment of vaginal trichomonas, acute appendicitis and so on.
The function and function of garlic
Antibacterial and anti-inflammatory
Most of the friends are well aware of the efficacy of antibacterial and anti-inflammatory drugs. Garlic is a natural plant broad-spectrum antibiotic, garlic contains about 2% of allicin, its bactericidal ability is penicillin 1/10, on a variety of pathogenic bacteria such as staphylococcus, meningitis, pneumonia, Streptococcus and diphtheria, dysentery, typhoid, paratyphoid, tuberculosis and Vibrio cholerae, have obvious inhibition and killing effect.
Two, the effect of clearing away the intestines and expelling toxins.
Garlic can effectively inhibit and kill Helicobacter pylori and other bacterial viruses causing gastrointestinal diseases, eliminate gastrointestinal toxic substances, stimulate gastrointestinal mucosa, promote appetite, and accelerate digestion. Therefore, patients with gastric diseases with Helicobacter pylori infection can often eat garlic to nourishing the stomach.
Three, protect liver function
The trace element selenium in garlic can protect the liver by participating in the aerobic metabolism of blood, eliminating toxins and lightening the burden of detoxification of the liver.
Four, lowering blood fat, lowering blood sugar and lowering blood pressure.
According to epidemiological investigation, the mortality rate of cardiovascular disease in the area with an average daily consumption of 20 grams of garlic per person was significantly lower than that in the area without the habit of eating raw garlic. Raw garlic can improve glucose tolerance in normal people, promote insulin secretion and increase the use of glucose by tissue cells, thus reducing blood sugar. Studies have shown that eating garlic often has the effect of lowering blood pressure.
Five, anti platelet aggregation
Garlic essential oil can inhibit platelet aggregation by changing the physical and chemical properties of platelet membranes, thereby affecting the prying and releasing function of platelets, inhibiting fibrinogen receptors on platelet membranes, inhibiting the binding of platelets to fibrinogen, affecting sulfur groups on platelet membranes, and altering platelet function.
Six, reduce cholesterol
If garlic with egg yolk can inhibit the aging of blood vessels and skin, egg yolk contains lecithin can remove the cholesterol adhered to the wall of blood vessels, play a role in reducing cholesterol.
Seven, make blood flow unblocked.
Garlic and herring eat can make blood unobstructed, garlic can promote the digestion of protein in fish. Pomfret, swordfish and herring are rich in unsaturated fatty acids, which have obvious effects on lowering cholesterol, coagulating platelets and dissolving thrombus. They can be eaten with garlic, which is more conducive to blood circulation.
Eight, delaying senility
The antioxidant activity of garlic is better than that of ginseng, and garlic often can delay senility. It is the best food for health care.
Nine. Prevent arthritis.
Garlic can inhibit rheumatism and break the cold wind, and it has an inhibitory effect on wind cold damp arthritis.
Sulfur compounds in garlic mainly act on the "start-up stage" of tumorigenesis, by enhancing detoxification function, interfering with the activation of carcinogens, preventing cancer formation, enhancing immune function, blocking lipid peroxidation formation and anti-mutation and other ways to avoid normal cells to cancer cells transformation. Garlic contains trace elements, selenium can kill cancer cells, reduce the incidence of cancer.
Following the footsteps of Xiaobian, whether we have a further understanding of garlic, in fact, the role and efficacy of garlic there are many, such as can be in addition to odor, detoxification and so on. Garlic has a pungent taste and a warm temperament. It is commonly used as a ingredient or as a seasoning and flavoring. It is an indispensable cooking condiment for kitchens and banquets.
Garlic is generally edible, but we do not eat too much at once; not long-term consumption of garlic, will destroy red blood cells caused by anemia; Yin deficiency night sweat, liver fire people had better eat less garlic, otherwise easy to get angry; need to be reminded that after eating garlic must not drink tea, it is easy to cause stomach pain.
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