Garlic [Allium sativum]: a review of its potential use as an anti-cancer agent.

  title={Garlic [Allium sativum]: a review of its potential use as an anti-cancer agent.},
  author={Martha Thomson and Muslim Ali},
  journal={Current cancer drug targets},
  volume={3 1},
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 antitumor activity. In this review, we will discuss particularly the largely preclinical use of this agent in the treatment and prevention of cancer. A number of studies have demonstrated the chemopreventive activity… 

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