A mixture of honey and garlic has a protective effect on the heart, lowers bad cholesterol and blood pressure, it is useful to persons who are undergoing chemotherapy, helping to detoxify the body, has antimicrobial and -fungal properties, strengthens the immune system and protect you from colds, relieves pain .
Garlic is used in almost all the dishes you prepare to add flavor to them. But, the properties of garlic are beyond just being a taste enhancer, raw garlic is much more than that. Garlic has been used since ancient times to heal diseases and minor ailments. Different cultures use it for different uses like, Chinese use it for digestion and respiratory disorders and in Roman culture it is used for gastrointestinal disorders and lessen joint diseases. The vital ingredient responsible for garlic’s magical properties is allicin.
When you bite into garlic, allicin comes in contact with your body and becomes allicin which has antibacterial, anti fungal and antiviral properties. This compound is preserved in garlic when you have it raw. Once you add the garlic in preparing your food, you tend to destroy this compound and its other healing properties by heating it. Garlic helps in lowering cholesterol levels, treats common cold and strengthens your immune system. It has been used as a natural remedy since ancient times. Honey has both nutritional and medicinal properties that makes it the perfect natural remedy. Honey, also contains variety of minerals and vitamins.
Honey contains – magnesium, phosphorus, calcium, iron, zinc, potassium, vitamin B6, niacin, thiamin.
Diwali symbolises the spiritual “victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance .”
Hindus have a ritual oil bath at dawn on day of the festival. Diwali is also marked with fireworks and the decoration of floors with rangoli importance designs. All family members joined together and sharing sweets.