Whenever you are dealing with any flu or any common virus, you just like to solve this problem with antibiotics. Is it true?
Unfortunately taking antibiotics isn’t the right solution sometimes. If you are suffering from a non serious virus you can worse its symptoms by taking antibiotics. And not only antibiotics. Almost every medicament you take, have some side effects which can be really harmful.
So that’s why you should switch to a very easy and healthy choice like garlic soup.
The Garlic Soup Is One Of The Best Home Remedies
The benefits of traditional garlic soup have been known for years. Garlic soup has already shown his effects in treating flu, cold and Norovirus. All you need is garlic, red onion and thyme. In the past few years people tend to use natural remedies instead of antibiotics and other medications that are usually prescribed to individuals dealing with cold or flu.
The Norovirus besides its symptoms can cause vomiting which represents the big issue for health experts. In 2012 it was known as “Sydney”, and it didn’t have different symptoms from the others, but it surely caused vomiting, diarrhea, fever, headache and stomach cramps.
Why Is This Soup So Healthy?
Due to its strong properties, garlic can stand still against mutation changes in viruses. Garlic has the power to fight against new and mutated viruses. Its power comes from the allicin content. Researchers at the Washington University conducted a study that proved the benefits from garlic. The results were amazing. Garlic has shown that it is 100 times more effective than the 2 most common antibiotics used in the treatment of many diseases caused by particular bacteria.
The best advice you can get is to eat garlic every day. You can add it to your meals, salads, mix it with olive oil or you can just spread it over a slice of bread. This helps to stay healthy and away from diseases. The latest research conducted to prove the benefits of garlic was never finish, since the Big Pharma was not interested in natural remedies.
- 50 garlic cloves or 5 bulbs, peeled
- 2 tbsp butter
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 2 large onions, diced
- 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
How To Prepare This Soup?
At the beginning preheat your oven to 180 degrees. Cut off the top of each garlic bulb or just divide the cloves and spread them over a piece of aluminum foil. Then drizzle over olive oil and roast your garlic for an hour and a half. When it is ready, take your garlic out and let it cool for a few minutes.
At the same time, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil and some butter in a pot. Next thing you should do is to add onions and cook everything for 10 minutes. When your garlic is roasted, mash it using a fork and add it to the pot. Then add the herbs and the chicken broth.
Gradually reduce the heat to low, add the bread and cook it for 5 more minutes, or until the bread cube soften. Blend the soup until it becomes smooth using either an immersion blender or regular blender. Then we put the mixture on the heat and add in some sour cream. You can add salt and pepper according to your taste.
In case you notice initial symptoms that indicate a certain ailment, immediately prepare this soup. It may take a little while to be prepared, but you can always freeze whatever is left and use it some other time too. The mix of the ingredients in this soup create very powerful combination and only when you try it you will feel the benefits from it.