high concentration of trace minerals, (particularly selenium and germanium),
glucosinolates, and enzymes.  

Studies have shown that garlic provides protection against atherosclerosis and heart
disease.  The studies revealed that garlic decreases total serum cholesterol levels
while increasing serum HDL-cholesterol levels.  HDL cholesterol, also known as "good"
cholesterol, is a protective factor against heart disease.  Studies have also shown that
garlic is effective in lowering blood pressure.  

Throughout history, garlic has also been used as an infection fighter.  Allicin has been
proven to be effective against common infections such as colds, flu, stomach viruses,
and candida yeast.  It is also effective against powerful pathogenic microbes, including
tuberculosis and botulism.  Garlic has been known to offer protection against some
cancers.


Sources:

Murray , Michael N.D.. The Encyclopedia Of Healing Foods.
New York: Atria Books, 2005.

Centers For Disease Control And Prevention-5 A Day.

National Agricultural Library-USDA. usda.gov.

Wikipedia The Free Encyclopedia


Garlic provides an excellent
source of vitamin B6.  It also
offers a very good source of
vitamin C, manganese, and
selenium.  Garlic is also a good
source of other minerals including
calcium, copper, phosphorous,
iron, and potassium.  

Garlic offers many therapeutic
effects which are due to its
volatile factors.  It is composed
of sulfur-containing compounds
such as diallyl disulfide, allicin,
diallyl trisulfide, and a few others.
 Garlic also contains a
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