GARLIC: NATURE'S PANACEA
Garlic, a very common condiment found in our kitchens has immense therapeutic potential. It has been used since ages in different civilizations
and eras for therapy in diverse conditions. However, somewhere down the lane, its health benefits were forgotten with very few researchers doing
studies on it and demonstrating its benefits in various disorders of the cardiovascular, respiratory, central, and peripheral nervous systems including
dermatological and reproductive disorders. However, with a boom in the Nutraceutical industry in the past few decades, renewed interest has been
generated in this age-old remedy with it becoming a very popular health supplement. This review focuses on the health benefits of this wonder food.
It also emphasizes the need to find the right therapeutic dose at which it can be therapeutically beneficial and paves the way for future research.
Keywords: Garlic, Antioxidant, Dementia, Lipid lowering.
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