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11 Impressive Benefits of Garlic for Beauty

Bola.com, Jakarta – Garlic is one of the main ingredients in almost every dish in Indonesia. That is why garlic is always in the supply of spices in every home.

Without garlic, the majority of Indonesian dishes will taste bland. This is because garlic can add flavor to dishes.

Not only has it been a mainstay in cooking for thousands of years, garlic has many health benefits.

Although it has side effects, such as causing bad breath and odor of sweat, garlic has its Latin name Allium sativum it is believed to be able to treat coughs, sore throats, toothaches and mouth sores, prevent cancer, and treat diabetes and high blood pressure.

This is thanks to the content in it. One clove of garlic contains various nutrients, such as carbohydrates, protein, fiber, manganese, vitamin C, calcium and selenium.

Garlic also contains antioxidants such as flavonoids, oligosaccharides, and amino acids.

With these advantages, garlic also has benefits for beauty, especially for skin and hair. You can get the benefits by putting aside the pungent smell, such as by crushing it and mixing it with other natural ingredients.

In addition, those of you who have sensitive skin should be more careful in applying garlic. Although natural, use topically can cause several side effects, such as rashes, irritation, blisters, allergic reactions, zosteriform dermatitis, and contact urticaria (swelling and redness of the skin)

Here are some impressive benefits garlic for beauty, adapted from Independent, Friday (23/10/2020).