Garlic and Honey are both antimicrobial and great at fighting infections. The garlic once strained can be kept and taken regularly as a tonic or added into cooking. the honey can be taken at the early stages of a cold or to sooth a sore throat.
3 garlic cloves (crushed)
Raw unpasteurized honey (enough to fully cover garlic)
sterilized glass jar with lid.
Clean and peel garlic, press or chop into fine pieces.
Fill a clean sterilized glass jar half full with garlic. Poor honey over garlic and press with a clean wooden spoon or chop sticks.
Make sure all the garlic is covered. Cap and label jar. Let sit in a sunny window for 2 weeks. This will help with the infusion. Store for up to 3 months in a cool dark location after the 2 week infusion time is over.
You can either leave the garlic in the honey or strain the infusion.
Take 1 tsp. once a day as a tonic or 1 tsp. 3-6 x per day during a cold or throat infection.
Please take note that both honey and garlic contain spores that can cause botulism. It is important to keep water and moisture out of the jar.
Garlic and honey