Onion, garlic and lemon: the most effective natural remedy against cholesterol, hypertension and stress - SANTE PLUS MAG

Onion, garlic and lemon: the most effective natural remedy against cholesterol, hypertension and stress

By doing our shopping, we routinely select foods because they are simply the basis of our daily cooking. We rarely suspect all the benefits they bring to our body. You're about to discover how onion, garlic and lemon are more than just ingredients, but staple foods for optimal health that hundreds of years have been recommended by Auyrvédiques doctors to prevent diseases.

They are small but have such large doses of nutrients and health benefits that it will be hard for you to get by after reading this.

Onion, to cook but not only

It's not just citrus to be great sources of vitamin C, the onion is also one. This nutrient helps protect your immune system and strengthen it. He is also rich in Vitamins B9 or folic acid and vitamin B6 that play an important role in the metabolic action, promote the creation of red blood cells and the proper functioning of the nervous system. The onion also contains Potassium necessary for nerve transmission, renal and muscular functions.

If thehypertension blood pressure is one of the most common health failures, the onion helps to regulate the level of pressure Systolic. It also helps to regulate the presence of cholesterol in the blood thus protecting you from cardiovascular disease that may result. He is also rich in flavonoids, antioxidants that effectively fight against the presence of free radicals in the body and all the harmful consequences they can cause.

Garlic, more than an herb

In the kitchen, they are always connected to onions because they are part of the same family of alliaceous. In alternative medicine, their virtues are also complementary. The main component of garlic is theallicin which reduces the level of blood pressure and cholesterol in the blood in addition to protecting your cardiovascular functions.

Lemon, a citrus fruit with great virtues

Lemon is a good source of fiber, especially pectin which promotes an optimal functioning of your intestinal flora thus allowing a better assimilation of the nutriments, the degradation of the superfluous lipids with the organism and a favoring of the synthesis of the hormones intestinal tract that maintain the proper functioning of your digestive organs including the liver, one of the 5 emunctory organs responsible for the ejection of toxins out of your body.

It also contains polyphenols that limit weight gain and fat accumulation in the body in addition to its high content in the body.acid citric that limits the calcium deposition in the kidneys preventing the appearance of kidney stones.

What is even more exceptional, is that it contains approximately 74% of the daily contributions that are necessary for you in vitamin C, a nutrient essential for the synthesis of cortisol. The latter is a hormone that allows your body to manage the stress to which it is subjected.

The health concoction

This is a natural remedy that you could keep at home when needed. For this you need:

  • 3 garlic cloves, organic
  • 1 onion, bio
  • A ginger root, organic
  • 3 lemons, organic
  • A spoonful of pure organic honey

Start by peeling the cloves of garlic and crush them with a pestle and mortar until a thick paste. Peel the onion and grated it the same way with the ginger. Finally, add the juice lemons and honey.

Macerate the mixture for 8 days in the cool, drain and keep the syrup in a sterilized glass jar. You can take a teaspoon a day as a preventive measure, or a teaspoon before each meal to compensate for certain infections.


It is not recommended to take this mixture in case of biliary disorders, burns or stomach ulcers, and in case of citrus allergies. Also, it is recommended not to brush your teeth, just after consuming it since the lemon can damage tooth enamel.

This recipe contains garlic, it is not recommended for people with porphyria and people who have had surgery, because of its anticoagulant effect that could lead to hemorrhages.

It is also preferable that the nursing woman avoids to consume it for not that its taste alters that of the mother's milk and that the infant pushes it back.

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