Not only is roasted garlic very good for you, it’s also an excellent repellent to ward off Vampires. Garlic has a super strong natural antibiotic, that kills most infections if used properly.
In fact, prior to the invention of antibiotics garlic was one of the primary ways people killed bacterial infections. However garlic originally got its good reputation from ancient Egypt, back then it was believed that garlic held incredible healing powers.
From Egypt it spread and developed more uses and powers. It was known not only for healing but also protection against the plague and supernatural evils. Even in places such as China or Malaysia, people smear the forehead of their children to protect them from Vampires.
And in the West Indies too, garlic is used as a means of protection against the evil practices and magical spells of Witches and Sorcerers.
In southern Slavic regions in was used to protect oneself from demonic forces, witches and sorcerers too. It wasn’t just the Slavic areas that used garlic. In the Philippines it was rubbed under the armpits. Must have been sticky times eh? Garlic used against vampire was big in southern Slavic countries and Romania as well.
It was used to find vampires and to prevent vampires. A vampire in hiding could be spotted by not being willing to eat garlic. In the 1970s , a Romanian church distributed garlic during service, observing those who refused to eat it and figuring out if the person was a vampire. Crazy that this happened only 30 or so years ago right?
To prevent someone from being turned into a vampire it was common to stuff cloves of garlic in the corpse’s nose, mouth and ears to keep out all evil. It was also smeared over the eyes. Also, once they killed a vampire and cut off its head they would then fill its mouth with garlic to keep it from returning.
And of course many countries simply hung garlic from their doors to ward off vampires. So whether you’re making this just to boost your immune system or to ward off vampires, this recipe will do the trick.
Eat a clove a day to keep the Doctor away! But please warn those you kiss beforehand, you don’t want to scare anyone with your pungent breath.
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- 8 heads Garlic
- 1 tbsp Olive oil
- Start by cutting the heads off your garlic and then place the whole garlic on a long piece of tinfoil laid out on the counter.Pour 1 to 2 tbsp of olive oil over the exposed garlic and wrap the garlic up, sealing in the tinfoil. Roast the garlic on the bottom rack for 50 minutes, remove from the oven and open the tinfoil to once again expose the garlic. Enjoy!