Medicinal values of Garlic (Allium sativum L.) in Human Life: An Overview

  title={Medicinal values of Garlic (Allium sativum L.) in Human Life: An Overview},
  author={Papu Singh and Jaivir Singh and Sweta Singh and Brij Raj Singh},
  journal={Greener Journal of Agricultural Sciences},
Garlic is one of the important bulb crops grown and used as a spice or a condiment throughout India. According to the Unani and Ayurvedic systems as practised in India, garlic is carminative and is a gastric stimulant and thus help in digestion and absorption of food. Allicin present in aquous extract of garlic reduces cholesterol concentration in human blood. Garlic extract has antimicrobial activity against many genera of bacteria, fungi and viruses. Garlic contains a higher concentration of… 

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