Garlic has been extensively used in the past, for curing various ailments including blood pressure, in ancient egypt and Asia. Garlic contains a volatile oil called Allicin which is highly sulfuric and gives a strong peculiar smell to garlic. This Allicin present in garlic is known to make blood thinner, thus making its flow in the arteries a bit easier.
- Eating around 4 cloves of garlic a day can considerably reduce your blood pressure.
- Also enteric coated garlic capsules are readily available in the market; you can make use of them after consulting your physician.
- Simple garlic syrup can also prepared by grinding and extracting the juice of some garlic cloves. You can mix a teaspoon of honey to it and drink the syrup daily.