Scientific discoveries have enriched the established discipline of medicine in general healthcare through the use of various medicines, including antibiotics.
But traditional Ayurveda for centuries has advocated the use of ordinary fruits, vegetables and spices, individually or in combination, as an alternative way to treat various diseases.
There were times when elders in our families encouraged us to consume milk mixed with certain herbs / spices, such as turmeric or garlic, to treat common diseases.
A popular garlic preparation mixed with warm, nutritious milk is one such potion. Garlic milk is good for your overall health and helps fight common diseases. For loading, a natural drink like this rarely has side effects with moderate consumption.
What is garlic?
Garlic is an herb commonly used by the Indians as a flavor in food. When used as a medicine, it is very useful for improving overall health and treating various diseases.
Garlic Health Benefits:
The benefits of eating garlic are innumerable. However, the medicinal properties of garlic are still not proven without a doubt and should not be used as a substitute for medicines to treat diseases. It can be taken orally only as a home remedy for symptoms.
The active ingredient in garlic is allicin, which is released when a clove of garlic is chewed or minced. It has antibacterial, antifungal and antioxidant properties and is used therapeutically in the treatment of 
- Chest diseases
- Arthritis and joint pain
- Low immunity
Side effects of garlic:
No serious side effects are observed if you drink garlic for a short period of time until you get the benefits you are looking for. However, some side effects may occur, albeit rarely, if garlic is eaten raw. You should seek medical attention immediately if you notice the following:
- Bad breath or body odor
- Burning in the mouth or throat
- Nausea and vomiting
The nutritional value of garlic:
One hundred grams of raw garlic, 
- Calories – 149
- Carbohydrates – 33 g
- Sodium – 17 mg
- Total Fat – 0.5 g
- Saturated Fat – 0.1 g
- Dietary Fiber – 2.1 g
- Sugar – 1 g
- Protein – 6.4 g
- Vitamin D – 31.2 mcg
- Calcium – 181.00 mg
- Iron – 1.70 mg
- Potassium – 401 mcg
What is milk?
Milk is a liquid, nutritious food produced in the mammary glands of all female mammals. It is the main source of nutrition for all children when their mother is breastfeeding. The main components of milk are:
- Water: 87.4%
- Milk powder: 12.6%
- Fat: 0.46%
- Fat-free solids: 8.9%
- Protein: 3.4%
- Lactose: 4.8%
- Minerals: 0.7%
Other substances, such as pigments, enzymes, vitamins, phospholipids and gases, are present only in traces.
Milk plays a vital role in improving the body's calcium content and provides strong bones and teeth. 
Nutritional value of milk:
A cup of whole milk has, 
- Calories – 146
- Fat – 8 mg
- Cholesterol – 24 mg
- Sodium – 98 mg
- Carbohydrates – 13 mg
- Sugar – 13 mg
- Proteins – 8 mg
- Dietary fiber – 0 mg
Cooking Garlic Milk:
A decoction of garlic and milk is easy to prepare. You should heat a liter of milk, preferably cow's milk, in a saucepan along with a few cloves of garlic.
Let it simmer and simmer while you mix the mixture. When it evaporates and reduces to half, strain the liquid and add a little sugar to taste. It is best to take heat for good results.
Benefits of garlic milk:
The benefits of garlic milk are innumerable because it combines the best of superfoods. Garlic milk benefits you as an alternative treatment against several diseases and medical problems.
Common diseases that can be effectively treated with a garlic milk drink:
1. Pulmonary tuberculosis:
The benefits of garlic milk are indeed evident in certain diseases of the chest. The sulfur compounds contained in garlic destroy the germs that cause tuberculosis. Garlic milk, taken at least three times a day, acts as a wonderful medicine if you suffer from tuberculosis. 
A little turmeric added to a garlic milk broth is an excellent syrup for treating persistent cough. The antibacterial property of garlic makes it a powerful cough suppressant at home.
A garlic milk drink should be taken at bedtime every night to combat asthma. Garlic milk can significantly reduce the severity of asthma. 
With pneumonia, you should drink garlic milk three times a day to see the effective results of this disease. The sulfur compounds in garlic stop infecting bacteria and strengthen the body's immune system. 
A daily dose of garlic milk lowers the level of bad cholesterol (LDL), thereby increasing the level of good cholesterol (HDL). This drink can expand your blood vessels and cleanse them, dissolving the accumulated cholesterol. 
If you chew several cloves of garlic with milk 30 minutes after lunch for two weeks, you will definitely reap the benefits of garlic and milk for weight loss. Allicin, the active ingredient in garlic, flushes out excess fat and speeds up metabolism. This burns more calories, which leads to weight loss. 
Garlic stimulates liver enzymes to get rid of toxins. This helps reduce fat in the liver, which in turn helps cure jaundice.
Garlic is also a good source of sulfur and allicin, which has a significant effect on the increase in bile production. 
Garlic stimulates blood circulation, affecting the fertility of both men and women. It is known that the use of garlic milk acts as an aphrodisiac.
Consuming garlic milk is an effective way to reduce the pain and inflammation caused by arthritis. This is considered one of the best treatments for joint pain. 
If you take garlic milk before bedtime, it certainly has a calming effect and causes a good sleep, thereby curing insomnia. 
11. Diseases of the stomach:
Garlic milk is one of the ideal remedies for treating all types of stomach and digestive disorders. The antiseptic property of garlic and milk formula is an effective antidote and a remedy for infectious diseases and inflammation of the stomach and intestines. 
12. Low immunity:
Garlic is said to increase the body's immunity. Just one clove of garlic contains calcium (5 mg), potassium (12 mg) and more than a hundred sulfuric acid compounds. A strong amount of sulfur compounds can destroy bacteria.
However, to get the most benefit, garlic should be consumed raw. To increase your immunity, instead of boiling garlic in milk, you can cook garlic milk by simply adding chopped raw garlic to the milk. This will help you fight common infections. 
Consumption of garlic milk should be moderate, and an overdose can cause you harmful effects. You should evaluate the benefits of eating fasting garlic in order to fully utilize it as a therapeutic agent.
For some diseases, the best time is to eat raw garlic in the morning, and for some at night. Remember, home remedies are intended only to try before you are forced to switch to allopathic medications. Therapeutic drugs should not be considered as a substitute for conventional drugs.