Benefits For Garlic – Today we will discuss the importance as to why it is so great to use garlic in times of pigeon sickness and health. Garlic, a natural food that not only has tremendous healing building potential but also has amazing disease fighting ability.
Researches have shown that garlic extracts exhibit a wide spectrum of antibacterial activity against gram positive and gram-negative bacteria. Even acid-fast bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis is sensitive to garlic. Garlic extracts are also effective against Helicobacter pylori that causes gastric ulcers. It is very beneficial to use garlic in antifungal effects. Freshly crushed garlic has been used to treat intestinal worms as it has an antiparasitic effect.
Garlic extracts are also effective against numerous viruses that cause colds and flu. The trace minerals selenium and germanium in garlic boosts immune system of pigeons to increase their ability to fight against disease.
Usage of Garlic For Pigeons
It is recommended that garlic be given to pigeons once a week in small doses. If a higher dose is needed, it is advised to only give garlic every other day. Too much garlic could cause digestive or nervous problems.
What Benefits of Garlic ?
- Strengthen blood vessels
- Lowers blood pressure
- Natural antibiotics against infections
- Helps in better digestion
- Better immune system
- Treats fungal and yeast infections
- Combat with respiratory problems
- Detoxify the body
- Aids in ulcers and liver disease
- Prevents Heart Diseases
Health Benefits of Garlic Water
To get the best results always use fresh cloves of garlic. It is ideal to crush the garlic cloves and add them directly to drinking water. Boiling the water is not necessary and advisable.
Crushed cloves of garlic, used in drinking water, may be a highly useful product in the loft throughout the year, but especially during rearing and the racing season. I use garlic clover in the bird’s water a few times a week. Sometimes the birds avoid to intake water due to smell of the garlic. In the beginning start using a clove to a gallon. Ceramic drinker or galvanized drinkers are best to use.
Avoid using garlic, if birds are suffering from diarrhea or the birds are younger than six weeks. I hope this information will help those fanciers who are not using garlic. Please note, it is not advisable to use any kind of garlic powder, especially the kind that is used for seasoning. It probably will not deliver the results that an actual garlic clove or health store capsules will.