Its close relatives include the onion, shallot, leek, chive, and rakkyo. Garlic (Allium sativum), a herb used widely as a flavoring in cooking, has also been used as a medicine throughout ancient and modern history to prevent and treat a wide range of conditions and diseases.
Garlic may help improve your iron metabolism. That’s because the daily sulfides in garlic can help increase production of a protein called ferroportin.
In folk medicine garlic has been said to cure just about everything from everything from the common cold and flu to the Plague!
Some of the old stories of garlic’s healing properties have doubtful validity, but many of its claimed health benefits have been backed up by modern scientific research.
Garlic soup is a type of soup using garlic as a main ingredient. In Spanish cuisine, sopa de ajo is a traditional garlic soup made with egg poached in chicken broth and laced garlic and sherry.Garlic is a wonderful herb and culinary ingredient that has been used for thousands of years for its flavor and health benefits.
I use it in my kitchen often in Italian dishes and take it raw to ward off illness.These health promoting benefits may be experienced by using garlic as both a food ingredient and a dietary supplement. Garlic is odiferous, tasty, and medicinal.
If you have confidence in the benefits of garlic then make this supernatural soup.
- 50 cloves of garlic (about 5 heads), cleaned and peeled
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 large onions, chopped
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
- 6 cups (250 ml) clear chicken soup
- 1 bunch of fresh herbs – parsley, thyme, bay leaf (or you can use dried herbs)
- 3 cups stale bread cut into cubes
- 1 cup fat sour cream