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Grow beautiful hair with garlic

Grow beautiful hair with garlic
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Garlic could end your hair loss problems because of its high levels of allicin, a sulphur compound similar to that found in onions which, according to a study in the Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, was found to effectively treat hair loss.

Rub sliced cloves of garlic on your scalp, squeezing as you go for the most benefit. You can also infuse oil with garlic and massage it into your scalp. In addition to preventing hair loss, using garlic like this also acts as an effective dandruff remedy.

We unveil the mysteries of why you may be suffering from hair loss, thinning hair and dandruff.

Garlic clears acne

Garlic clears acne
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It might not be a main ingredient in your pharmacy acne medication, but garlic may help banish unsightly blemishes. Its antioxidants kill bacteria, so try rubbing a sliced clove of garlic on the pimple. Garlic has been shown to potentially help with other skin issues, such as psoriasis and fungal infections.

Garlic prevents and treats colds

Garlic prevents and treats colds
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Packed with antioxidants, a daily dose of garlic in your recipes could benefit your immune system, according to a 2015 study in the Journal of Immunology Research.

Now discover other simple habits to naturally boost your immune system.

Soothe psoriasis with garlic

Soothe psoriasis with garlic
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One of the most surprising garlic benefits is that it can improve your skin. Since garlic has proven anti-inflammatory properties, it could be useful in relieving uncomfortable psoriasis outbreaks. Try rubbing a little garlic oil on the affected area for smooth, rash-free skin.

Control your weight with garlic

Control your weight with garlic
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Garlic could help you control your weight, according to a study in the Journal of Nutrition that showed mice eating a garlic-rich diet reduced their weight and fat stores. To take advantage of this benefit, try to cook with garlic daily, such as this vegetable stir-fry with garlic sauce.

Treat athlete’s foot with garlic

Treat athlete’s foot with garlic
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With its anti-fungal properties, some research suggests that garlic may help relieve itchy athlete’s foot. Soak your feet in a bath of warm water and crushed garlic.

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Keep away mosquitoes with garlic

Keep away mosquitoes with garlic
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Scientists aren’t sure why, but mosquitoes don’t seem to like garlic. Research shows people who rubbed a garlicky concoction on their arms and legs weren’t bothered by the pesky buggers, according to an article from Colorado State University.

Make a solution of garlic oil, petroleum jelly and beeswax for a natural repellent or place cloves of garlic nearby.

Here’s why certain people attract mosquitoes.

Garlic conquers cold sores

Garlic conquers cold sores
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Garlic benefits the entire body, including the mouth. A popular cold sore home remedy involves holding a bit of crushed garlic directly on the cold sore. According to a 2014 study in Avicenna Journal of Phytomedicine, its natural anti-viral properties could help reduce pain and swelling.

Garlic works as a natural glue

Garlic works as a natural glue
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Garlic benefits your body as well as your life. Have you ever noticed how sticky your fingers get after chopping garlic? That natural adhesive quality is why some people use garlic to fix hairline cracks in glass.

Crush some garlic cloves and rub the juice on the crack, wiping away any excess.

Protect plants with garlic

Protect plants with garlic
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Garden pests don’t like garlic, so make a natural pesticide using garlic essential oil, mineral oil, water and liquid soap. Pour into a spray bottle and mist your plants to keep away destructive critters.

Looks can be deceiving. Even if a plant looks dead, it may not be. Try these 7 hacks that will revive almost any plant.

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