Garlic is a strong antioxidant that protects against cancer. Garlic reduces blood pressure and cholesterol.
The bulbs of the plant are used for medicinal and prophylactic purposes. Its most valuable constituents are allicin, sulfur-containing compounds, bioflavonoids, a complex of vitamins and minerals, etc.
Garlic acts antioxidant, anti-sclerotic, vasodilating, immunomodulatory, antimicrobial, antiviral, antiparasitic, antitumor, etc.
It is used to strengthen the cardiovascular system, hypertension, atherosclerosis, to strengthen the immune system, influenza and acute viral diseases, bronchitis and pneumonia, dysbacteriosis, allergy, diabetes mellitus, various bacterial, viral, parasitic diseases, for the prevention of esophageal, gastric and colon cancer, etc.