On the shelves of grocery stores, where conservation is presented, as well as in catering establishments, many noticed the presence of a product such as black garlic. Immediately I wanted to know more about what he is and how he is grown. And here came the true surprise: it turns out this product is not grown in this form, but is obtained from ordinary garlic.
Table of contents
- Description and characteristics of black garlic
- The benefits and harms of black garlic for the body
- How to eat garlic?
Description and characteristics of black garlic
That unusual garlic, which attracts attention to itself, does not grow at all in the beds in this form. It is obtained from any conventional grade by the method of fermentation .Such a product is not only devoid of the usual bright smell, but also has a sweet taste. In general, it looks more like dried fruit than garlic.
You can get it yourself, but this will take a lot of time and certain conditions. The most problematic of them is that during the two months must maintain a constant temperature equal to 60 degrees .
This opportunity is provided by the oven, but hardly anyone can keep it on all the time for two months.
was effectively used in Korea four thousand years ago. Due attention was paid to him in Thailand. He was given the title of the present gift of God, whose vocation is to bring people the health and longevity of .
Growing at your summer cottage is quite simple. You can plant it in the spring, but in the fall. Although gardeners do mainly in the spring, using for this purpose material that was not used during the winter. To ensure a harvest, you need to plant a few heads.
Little is needed for this, besides, for planting garlic, you can use the beds occupied by other compatible crops. In the process of growth, it will help fight pests, and by the middle of summer you can harvest a good harvest of your own garlic.
The benefits and harms of black garlic for the body
Now it is already very widely used not only in cooking, but also in dietary food, alternative medicine. The product has an beneficial effect on the circulatory system , in particular:
- contributes to the normalization of pressure;
- stabilizes heart function;
- helps in the prevention and treatment of atherosclerosis;
- improves the elasticity of blood vessels.
It also has a beneficial effect on the digestive processes, helps in preventing obesity, stabilizes liver function. The use of this product by people with diabetes is very good. It is explained by the fact that it is the real sugar substitute of natural( natural) origin.
Vitamins and trace elements and improve the body's immunity, but also help it fight inflammation, infections.
As for the harm that a vegetable can cause to the body, such cases have not yet been observed. Exceptions are those people who suffer from individual intolerance of this product. It is also worth noting that in this direction certain research is still being conducted and not all properties have been fully studied.
How to eat garlic?
In everyday life, we rarely think about this issue. But housewives constantly add garlic to their culinary masterpieces, not only for the taste, but also to give flavor. Helps to intensify the secretion of saliva and gastric juice, which is beneficial to the digestive process.
In general, in order for a vegetable to retain its beneficial properties, it is not recommended to give it a long heat treatment. This cannot be said about black garlic. As it was established by scientific research, this product not only keeps all the useful substances in it, but also increases their number.