Things You don’t Know about GARLIC

Garlic is one of the popular vegetables, and it is because of its different smell and taste, and many people don’t like it because of its taste and smell. And I am also one of those people. But this vegetable has a lot of health benefits. Garlic is used as a medicine for a long time in Asian Countries.

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In Ancient times, humans use garlic or Allium Sativum for a lot of purposes. And it has been founded that ancient Egyptians use garlic in their daily diet and as a medicinal herb as well.  The active ingredient that is present in Garlic is called Allicin, it contains sulphur and because of sulphur it has a strong smell and flavor. And because of Sulphur it has so many medicinal uses. Today we will discuss some of the things that you don’t know about Garlic.

Used for Anti-cancer Treatment:

One of the top reasons for deaths in modern and developed countries is cancer and health-related diseases. And it is proved by researches that Garlic can help you in the prevention of these diseases if you take garlic in your daily diet.


In one research, it is founded that Garlic can slow the formations of the plaque in the blood vessels, which helps in slowing the development of Atherosclerosis. This is the reason for heart attacks, as plaque can block the flow of blood and can cause heart attacks. Garlic can also use for lowering the blood pressure, as high blood pressure can cause major health issues and damage many organs. Garlic also contains antioxidants properties that prevent oxidative damage to the cells. And it also regulates the lipids levels in the bloodstream that can prevent the blood clotting that can cause strokes and heart attacks. And it also proved that garlic can fight many different kinds of cancer cells.

Antimicrobial Agent

There are many kinds of research are going with the health benefits of the Garlic, and in many researches it is founded that garlic can help in fighting against many infectious diseases, that are the reason of many deaths in poor and developing countries. And according to one research published in the Journal of Medical Microbiology, it is founded that Garlic is powerful in fighting with Staphylococcus Aureus, this is not a very dangerous infection but it can be lethal with the weak immune system. And in another study it is founded that garlic can fight against Mycobacterium tuberculosis, it is the virus that causes tuberculosis (TB).  Tuberculosis is controlled in many developed countries but it is a great risk for the underdeveloped countries.

Garlic can also fight with many fungal infections as well. In one study it is founded that garlic can fight with yeast shaped fungus, Candida Albicans. It is tough to treat this fungus with medicines, but you can treat this fungus with garlic.


These are some of the things that you need to know about garlic, I am sure now you will eat garlic after knowing the health benefits. There are many garlic supplements that you can take instead of raw garlic; there is an article about best garlic supplements. You can read more about the health benefits of raw garlic in that post as well.

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