Garlic can improve vision mainly because it contains sulfur which produces glutathione, an antioxidant that helps the lens of the eye. It acts like a radical-freeing scavenger. Alpha lipoid acid and MSM included in it helps when the eyes are exposed to UV lights. Garlic may contribute to keeping the blood circulating and keep cells in the eyes resilient. It contributes to strengthening the immune system as well. For years garlic has been famous as an herb. Volumes have been written about its medicinal uses. Not only does it contain sulfur but many other essential minerals and vitamins A, B1 and C that are important to maintain good vision.
The bulb is the root of the plant with several clusters and it is this part that is used for eating, for medicine and for cooking. Garlic can be eaten raw, can be dried, made into oil, or prepared into tablets, powder or capsules. You can keep garlic oil for quite a long time as long as it’s kept cool. Of course raw garlic is more powerful than when it is cooked.
The ingredient known as allicin in garlic is what gives it its strong odor. However, it is this ingredient that produces the medicinal properties. Eating parsley right after consuming garlic can lessen the smell. Using garlic pills with an enteric coating can also eliminate some of the strong smell.
Problems with heartburn and gas can be experienced with over consumption of garlic. If you are taking medicine daily containing aspirin or other anti coagulants you need to be careful as garlic too is an anti-coagulant.
Garlic can improve vision but there are other sulfur-containing foods such as onions, broccoli, avocados, kale, asparagus, brussel sprouts and turnips. Needed to improve you vision would also be to eat a variety of nutritious foods and herbs and even do exercises for the eyes.
Did you know you can improve your vision naturally by also adding more cherries into your diet?