Surprising Benefits Of Garlic On Women’s Health

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  • Garlic can be particularly good for women
  • Garlic may help reduce bone loss by increasing estrogen
  • For women who want to get pregnant, garlic can help increase the level of glutathione, which is important for fertility

Garlic is a healthy food ingredient that can be particularly good for women. Here are the surprising benefits of this kitchen staple on women’s health:

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Boosts Bone Health

Estrogen, a hormone that protects the bones, sharply decreases when women reach menopause. This causes bone loss and explains why the chance of developing osteoporosis among women increases during menopause.

Garlic may help reduce bone loss by increasing estrogen. Researchers of a study published in The Journal of Phytotherapy Research found that garlic oil can also preserve skeletal health by providing manganese, enzymes and antioxidants needed for healthy and strong bones.

Prevents Candidiasis

Candidiasis is a yeast infection that occurs as a result of the overgrowth of fungus known as candida albicans. It can occur on different parts of the body, but women typically experience vaginal yeast infection.

A 1991 study published in The Journal of Phytotherapy Research showed that compounds found in garlic such as diallyl thiosulphinate, or allicin, methyl allyl thiosulphinate, and allyl methyl thiosulphinate have antifungal effects that can stave off yeast infection in women

Helps Boost Fertility

For women who want to get pregnant, sulfur rich foods such as garlic can help increase the body’s level of the antioxidant glutathione which is important for fertility. in women, glutathione helps boost egg quality and even helps during embryonic development after conception.

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Promotes Younger And Healthier Skin

Garlic protects the skin from damaging free radicals that make the skin dull. It also slows down collagen reduction and loss of skin elasticity.

The compound allicin, which is produced when garlic is chopped or crushed, helps kill bacteria that causes acne. It also reduces swelling and inflammation as well as improve blood circulation, which allows the skin to receive more nutrients.

The antifungal, antiviral, antibacterial and antiseptic properties of garlic also reduce swelling and inflammation as well as improve bl0od circulation, which allows the skin to receive more nutrients.