This weeks skin care remedy is a simple yet very effective one and all you need is a garlic clove. Most people associate garlic cloves with cooking but they actually are full of medicinal purposes that you may or may not be aware of.
Some of the health benefits of garlic are:
- It promotes sweating, which is great if you have a fever or are sick
- It can help reduce blood pressure
- Can help lower blood sugar (great for type 1 diabetes)
- It is anti-parasitic
- It is a stimulant for the immune system. Try this remedy with garlic to fight off colds or the flu.
- Can help fight fungal infections such as thrush.
- Very effective in reducing acne breakouts when applied topically.
- Get a fresh (preferably organic) garlic clove and peel it to reveal the fleshy clove.
- Rub it on the breakout for about a minute.
- Wait at least a few hours before washing face.