Garlic, Allium sativum is among the oldest of all cultivated plants. It has been used as a medicinal agent for thousands of years. It is a remarkable plant, which has multiple beneficial effects such as antimicrobial, antithrombotic, hypolipidemic, antiarthritic, hypoglycemic and antitumoractivity, hypocholesterolaemic, antioxidant, pesticidal, antidepressant, neuroprotective, artery and heart protector, hair re-growth inducer, immune booster etc.
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Kishu Tripathi. A Review –Garlic, the Spice of Life-(Part –II). Asian J. Research Chem. 2(3): July-Sept., 2009, page 225-234.