Wild garlic or bear garlic, named so because of its characteristic smell, is one of the first harbingers of spring and is a plant with extraordinary health benefits, with miraculous effects on the body.
According to legends, the appearance of the wild garlic leaves was eagerly awaited by bears to be consumed as a purifying medicine after the long hibernation period. Wild garlic is a plant rich in vitamins A and C, vitamin B complex, calcium, iron, phosphorus, sodium, copper, ethyl oil and allicin, containing many substances with healing properties and being a very good natural remedy against many diseases.
Health benefits of wild garlic
Treats gastrointestinal disorders
Having very powerful curative properties, wild garlic is effective in treating indigestion, biliary insufficiency, abdominal colic, bloating and dysentery. It also helps destroy intestinal worms.
Purifies the body
Wild garlic leaves are truly miraculous, having cleansing properties and the ability to purify the blood, liver, stomach and intestines.
Treat nervous system disorders
Helps treat insomnia, boosts memory capacity, combats memory lapses, depressive states and anxiety.
Relieves kidney problems
In addition to the other benefits of wild garlic, it also has the ability to cleanse the kidneys and bladder. It also eliminates excess uric acid which is very harmful to patients suffering from gout.
Treats respiratory diseases
When it comes to diseases such as bronchitis, pulmonary tuberculosis or upper respiratory tract infections such as flu or colds, wild garlic has miraculous effects and is an extremely useful natural remedy. It also relieves respiratory failure caused by coughing.
Prevents brain damage
Regular consumption of wild garlic may help prevent Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Moreover, because of the substances it contains, it helps increase brain activity, stimulating memory and concentration.
Used externally wild garlic leaf poultice has miraculous effects in fighting rheumatism.
Also applied externally, wild garlic effectively treats eczema, herpes, hard-to-heal wounds and many chronic skin diseases. For boils, poultices made from wild garlic leaves can be used.
Treats cardiovascular diseases
Wild garlic helps cleanse the blood of toxic substances, reduces high blood pressure, lowers cholesterol levels and prevents vascular accidents.
Reduces the effects of smoking
Wild garlic is also beneficial for smoking because it can reduce the harmful effects of nicotine and other harmful substances found in cigarettes.