Garlic Soup! A Hundred Times More Efficient than Antibiotics
Garlic soup is used in the treatment of common colds, flu and Norovirus. In the past few years people choose natural remedies for treating colds and flu, rather than the conventional antibiotics, especially after the viruses and bacteria became resistant to a great number of prescribed medications.
Apart from the usual symptoms, Norovirus is characterized by vomiting, diarrhea, headache, fever and stomach cramps.
Garlic has powerful antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal properties and it has effects even on new mutated viruses. The health benefits of garlic have been proved by studies conducted at the Washington University. The results have shown that garlic is 100 times more effective than the 2 most common antibiotics prescribed for treating various diseases caused by certain bacteria found in the food.
The healing power of garlic comes from its natural compound called allicin.
It highly recommended that you include garlic in your everyday diet. You can add it to your favorite meals, spread it over a slice of bread, or mix it with olive oil. This will significantly boost your immune system and will protect you from diseases.
50 garlic cloves or 5 bulbs, peeled
2 tbsp olive oil
2 large onions, diced
2 tbsp butter
1 tbsp fresh thyme, chopped
6 cups clear chicken broth
A bunch of fresh herbs (parsley, thyme, bay leaf) you may also use dried herbs instead of fresh
3 cups stale bread, diced
1 cup sour cream
First, you need to preheat the oven to 180 degrees. Pick off the cloves from the bulb and put them on aluminum foil. Then sprinkle some olive oil and roast the garlic for hour and a half. Next, take the garlic out and allow it to cool for a couple of minutes.
At the same time, heat some butter and two tablespoons of olive oil in a pot. Add the onions and cook for 10 minutes. When the garlic is ready, mash it with a fork and add it in the pot. Finally, add the chicken broth and the herbs.
Gradually reduce the heat to low, add the bread and cook it for 5 more minutes, or until the bread is softened. Blend the soup until smooth using an immersion blender or regular blender. Then, place the mixture on the heat and add some sour cream. Optionally, you can add salt and pepper according to your taste.
Prepare this soup as soon as you experience any symptom of cold or flu. You can freeze the leftover. You will the effects immediately.