Since long time ago it is known that garlic possesses excellent medicinal properties. It has been used as food and remedy in many cultures over thousands of years.
Garlic and the dietary supplements based on extracts of garlic prevent from many diseases and conditions, including high blood pressure, atherosclerosis, flu, colds, cough, bronchitis, gastrointestinal problems and menstrual pain. Studies show that it can destroy many types of microorganisms: bacteria, viruses, fungi and in some cases even intestinal parasites.
Also, it is very effective antioxidant that strengthens the body’s immune system and prevents from cancerous conditions such as abdominal cancer. This plant contains more than 200 biologically active substances: vitamins, minerals, amino acids and enzymes. Garlic is naturally rich with selenium and traces of essential minerals which have different healing effects on the body. However, garlic is best known for its effects on cardiovascular system and shows excellent results in the treatment of high cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood, atherosclerosis, infections, etc…
Biochemically the most active ingredient in the garlic is an essential oil named allicin which is a natural compound that can lower the high blood pressure, can help the detoxification of the blood, also acts as a natural antibiotic, cures headaches and rejuvenates the body.