Treat Digestive Disorders Consuming Garlic

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Garlic is a perennial plant, and like lavender, is part of the Lamiaceae family. Originally from Japan, China, the United States and Korea, this plant produces large purple flowers and has leaves resembling those of nettles. Garlic is known for its qualities in the kitchen, but also in herbal medicine, particularly to treat digestive and intestinal problems.

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Common Digestive Problems

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    Constipation
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    Constipation happens when a person experiences difficulty with bowel movements due to hard feces or body waste. Constipation could be avoided by eating healthy foods like fruits and vegetables and drinking at least eight glasses of water everyday.
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    Ulcer
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    Ulcer is a sore on the intestines which is caused by a break in the skin which is painful to the stomach.
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    Crohn's Disease
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    Crohn's Disease is a common inflammatory bowel disease which is associated with ulcer.
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    GERD
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    GERD also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease is caused by stomach acid going up to the esophagus from the stomach.
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    IBS
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    IBS also known as irritable bowel syndrome is a condition which involves diarrhea or constipation as it is caused by stress, anxiety or frustration.
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    Celiac disease
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    Celiac disease is having difficulty with digesting food in which the intestine is hypersensitive to gluten.
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    Gastroparesis
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    Gastroparesis mostly happens to a lot of women. This condition slows down the stomach in emptying its content.
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Benefits of Garlic

Garlic could be used to treat many kinds of disorders, not only digestive disorders. Here are some examples.

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    Fungal Infections
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    High Blood Pressure
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    Cancer
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    Insect Bites
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    Osteoarthritis
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Steps

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    Its powerful aniseed scent may deter those who do not like it, but it is through this that the Agastache is proving so effective in the fight against digestive disorders
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    This is a very popular plant in Chinese medicine, where it is used as tea.
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    Garlic can help combat nausea and vomiting, regardless of their origins
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    It is recommended in cases of gastroenteritis, but also after a meal that has caused impaired digestion leading to very unpleasant side effects, like nausea and acid reflux .
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    Garlic is also used to fight against sickness
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    In this case, it is issued in the form of tablets or capsules to buy in pharmacies. This formula is actually much more convenient.
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    Garlic can also act positively to promote blood circulation and aid digestive system and the urinary system
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    In these cases, it can be taken as teas, but also in capsules if symptoms are chronic.
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