Last week, I awoke with a sore throat and from prior experience I worried it would eventually turn into a chest cold and walking pneumonia.
I drank green tea with honey and lemon all day. I took thousands of milligrams of Ester C all day. I chewed on strong honey-lemon lozenges. By the time I got home from work that evening, the sore throat was worse.
I remembered I had some fresh garlic in the fridge and cans of chicken broth. I boiled about 15 garlic cloves for about 15 minutes in the broth with some black pepper added. I ate and drank the mixture and went to bed.
When I awoke the following morning, the sore throat was completely gone. Then, I started to fart. The farts had an extreme garlic smell. I mean strong! Outside of the farts, I did not notice if I smelled of garlic. Later, I learned at work that I wretched of garlic smell. The sore throat did not return. The garlic-smelling farts disappeared in 24 hours.