What are the health benefits and vitamins in Garlic?
→ Garlic is one of the oldest known medicinal plants. It is a species in the onion genus.
→ Garlic has the vital chemical compound allicin, which is a wonderful therapeutic ingredient with many medicinal qualities.
→ Garlic helps fight heart ailments, fight cold, cough, and lowers blood pressure.
→ It controls high cholesterol, fights against thrombosis by reducing platelet aggregation.
→ It helps treat eye infections and swelling, it destroys harmful bacteria present in the intestines.
→ It is used to treat colds and coughs.
→ The asthma attacks may be brought under control by having crushed garlic cloves with malt vinegar as well.
→ People who overindulge in sexual activities should consume garlic in their diet or in supplemental form to protect themselves from nervous fatigue.
Detailed here the vitamin sources of Garlic.
|Vitamins||Unit||Value per 100g|
|Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid||mg||31.2|
|Vitamin A, RAE||Âµg||0|
|Vitamin A, IU||IU||9|
|Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol)||mg||0.08|
|Vitamin D (D2 + D3)||Âµg||0.0|
|Vitamin K (phylloquinone)||Âµg||1.7|