HEALTH BENEFITS OF GARLIC
HEALTH BENEFITS OF GARLIC

Other names of  Garlic –

  • Allium sativum (Botanical name)
  • Ulli poondu (Tamil) 

 

Calories (energy) in  Garlic : 67 K.cal / 100 gm

 

Major Nutrients Present in Garlic:

Major Nutrients Present in Garlic

 

 

 

 

Health Benefits  of Garlic :

  • It has antibacterial and antiviral property, it helps to control bacterial, viral, fungal, yeast and worm infections.
  • Fresh garlic is thought to play a role in preventing food poisoning.
  • The chemical Ajoene found in garlic helps in the treatment of fungal skin infections such as ringworm, athletic foot.
  • It has anti clotting property so helps in preventing clot formation in blood.
  • Allicin in garlic helps in reducing the blood pressure.

REFERENCES:
Major Nutrients Present- Nutritive Value of Indian Foods from National Institute of Nutrition.

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