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    Building Resilience with Garlic: Tried-and-Tested Recipes for Garlic Syrups

    Garlic, revered for centuries as a natural antibiotic, stands as a treasure in the autumn-winter kitchen. Its medicinal properties can aid in boosting immunity, especially during the cold and flu season. What better way to incorporate it into your daily diet than with homemade garlic syrups? Here are some tried-and-tested recipes that combine the healing power of garlic with delightful flavors.

    Garlic Syrup Classics with a Modern Twist

    1. Garlic Honey Syrup This simple syrup harnesses the natural antibacterial properties of honey and garlic, making it perfect for early signs of a cold.
    • Ingredients:
      • 1 garlic bulb
      • 1 cup raw honey
    • Preparation:
      • Peel and crush the garlic.
      • Pour honey over the garlic and let it sit in a dark place for about a week.
      • Strain the syrup and store it in the refrigerator.
    1. Garlic Syrup with Apple Cider Vinegar Apple cider vinegar adds nutritional value to the garlic syrup and supports digestion.
    • Ingredients:
      • 1 garlic bulb
      • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
    • Preparation:
      • Peel and finely chop the garlic, then pour vinegar over it.
      • Allow the mixture to sit for 3-4 days, then strain.
      • Take a teaspoon of the syrup daily, diluted in water.
    1. Garlic Syrup with Lemon and Ginger A burst of vitamin C from lemon and the warming properties of ginger make this syrup ideal for winter days.
    • Ingredients:
      • 1 garlic bulb
      • Juice of 2 lemons
      • 1 cup honey
      • 1 piece of ginger (about 5 cm)
    • Preparation:
      • Peel and crush the garlic and ginger.
      • Mix garlic and ginger with lemon juice and honey.
      • Let it sit in a dark place for about a week, then strain.

    Regularly incorporating garlic into your diet is one of the best ways to strengthen immunity. Garlic syrups offer an easy and delicious way to benefit from its healing properties. Remember to consult a doctor before starting any home remedy, especially if you have chronic conditions or are pregnant.

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