10 health benefits of garlic oil that will change your life

In one of our previous blogs, you have learnt what wonder can garlic do to your hair. We have also shared a video on how to make garlic oil at home for hair growth. If you have missed it, here’s is the video for your convenience.

Now in this today’s blog, we will be discussing 10 amazing health benefits of garlic oil. So, let’s get started!

1. Garlic oil soothes toothache

Garlic oil consist of allicin which reduces inflammation and tooth pain. The antibacterial properties fight against bacteria and hence prevents tooth decay as well.


Things you’ll need

  • Garlic oil
  • Cotton ball

Direction:

  • In a cotton ball, take few drops of garlic oil.
  • Apply the cotton ball on the toothache area.
  • Leave it for about 10-15 minutes.
  • Repeat 2-3 times a day to reduce pain.

Note: Do not forget to brush your teeth after using garlic oil as it causes bad breath.

2. Boost your immune system by ingesting garlic oil

Garlic oil acts as a natural immunity booster as it contains several health boosting nutrients like vitamin B1, B6, C, allicin, phosphorus and iron.

Direction:

  • Either use the homemade garlic oil or you can even purchase one from the pharmacy
  • Consume it daily as prescribed

Note: Consult your physician or healthcare provider for the recommended dosage.

3. Get rid of cold sores with garlic oil

Due to the anti-inflammatory properties of garlic oil, it  is great for treating cold sores. It provides quick relief from the pain along with reduced inflammation.

Things you’ll need:

  • Garlic oil
  • Cotton ball

Direction:

  • In a cotton ball, take few drops of garlic oil.
  • Gently apply the oil on the cold sores
  • Repeat twice a day till the cold sore heals.

4. Treat infected ears with garlic oil

The antiseptic, antibacterial and antiviral properties of garlic oil makes it best to treat ear infection and get relieve from the pain caused by the infection. This method has been in use since ages.

Things you’ll need:

  • A few drops of garlic oil
  • 2-3 tablespoon of olive, mustard, or coconut oil
  • Cotton ball

Direction:

  • Mix all the oil and warm it in low flame.
  • Store the oil in small airtight bottle for later use and keep it in cool place.
  • Add few drops of oil in a cotton ball and apply on affected areas.

5. Garlic oil improves digestion

If you have the problem of constipation or gut inflammation, then garlic oil can prove to be quite beneficial due to its high antioxidant content that aids in digestion.

Direction:

  • Either use the homemade garlic oil or you can even purchase one from the pharmacy
  • Consume it daily as prescribed

Note: Consult your physician or healthcare provider for the recommended dosage.

6. Garlic oil improves bone health in women

From a research, it has been determined that garlic oil has a positive role in suppressing ovariectomy-induced bone resorption. With growing age, many women have a problem of weakened bones. Garlic oil simply works wonder to treat this issue.

Direction:

  • Either use the homemade garlic oil or you can even purchase one from the pharmacy
  • Consume it daily as prescribed

Note: Consult your physician or healthcare provider for the recommended dosage.

7. Garlic oil can prevent breast cancer

From a research, it has been determined that diallyl disulfide (DADS) content of garlic oil has the ability to suppress the growth of breast cancer cells.

Direction:

  • Either use the homemade garlic oil or you can even purchase one from the pharmacy
  • Consume it daily as prescribed

Note: Consult your physician or healthcare provider for the recommended dosage.

8. Burn unnecessary fats with garlic oil

Garlic oil  helps to burn unnecessary fats by increasing your metabolic rate. It suppresses hunger as the sulfide compound in it makes you feel fuller for long period of time.

Direction:

  • Either use the homemade garlic oil or you can even purchase one from the pharmacy
  • Consume it daily as prescribed

Note: Consult your physician or healthcare provider for the recommended dosage.

9. Garlic oil to relieve headaches

Garlic oil can quickly relieve inflammation in the capillaries and temples which are major reasons for headaches and migraines.

Direction:

  • Take a small quantity of garlic oil in your fingers
  • Apply directly to the temples and across forehead and gently massage in circular motion for few minutes

10. Garlic oil is a natural mosquito repellent

The month of summer is mostly loved by mosquitoes as this is the season they get most chances to kiss you. However, with garlic oil, it simply repels mosquitoes with its strong smell.

Things  you’ll need:

  • Garlic oil
  • Cotton pad

Direction:

  • In a cotton ball, add few drops of garlic oil.
  • Rub the oil into the exposed area of your skin and voila, no more mosquito bites!

Note: Garlic oil could be  allergic to some people’s skin. So, be sure to do a patch test before applying on your skin.

Garlic oil indeed has amazing health benefits, however, be sure to consult with your health advisor on possible side effects and required dosage.