Why it works: Garlic has antibacterial and antiviral properties, helping to kill bacteria and viruses that lead to inflammation and infection. Garlic also acts as a natural expectorant, helping to loosen mucus.
How it works: Mince or finely chop up six cloves of fresh, raw garlic. Mix the garlic together with one cup of local honey in a saucepan. Cook on low heat for two minutes. Take one teaspoon twice a day.
Precautions: Garlic can lower blood pressure and increase the risk of bleeding. Use caution if you have bleeding or blood pressure related conditions.
Garlic can irritate the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Use with caution if you have stomach or digestion problems.
Stop taking garlic at least two weeks before a scheduled surgery.
The self cure remedy of Take garlic for the care and relief of Laryngitis has an effectiveness score of 3.9 and a popularity score of 59 on the self-cure system.