A recent study published in the Journal of National Cancer Institure reveals that men who consumed more than ten grams of garlic a day, were fifty percent less prone to prostate cancer than those who did not. This is due to the organosulphur compounds present in garlic.
Garlic is basically a warming herb. It has been used in treatment of flu, cold, acne and even to get rid of head lice!! Researchers in Argentian found that application of garlic helped kill more than 96 percent of lice in fifteen minutes.
Ayurveda considers garlic to be a powerful detoxifying and rejuvenating agent.