Garlic is a remarkable plant, a member of the allium (onion) family that humans have used for thousands of years.
Most of us are familiar with garlic for its culinary uses.
But increasingly, garlic is being researched for its incredible naturopathic health and healing properties.
A vast selection of scientific studies has found garlic to possess antimicrobial, antibacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties, fighting infections and improving cardiovascular health.
This is nothing new - humans have been exploiting the health and healing properties of garlic for thousands of years.
Garlic was found in and around the Egyptian pyramids, thought to provide strength and energy to the labourers. The Ancient Greek physician Hippocrates prescribed garlic for many medical conditions.
So how can we use garlic as a medicine today?
Here, we’re going to look at how to make homemade garlic ear drops to fight ear infections - it’s easier than you might think, cheap and effective!