Garlic (Allium sativum) is a species of bulbous flowering plant in the genus Allium. Garlic is widely used around the world for its pungent flavor as a seasoning or condiment.
BENEFITS OF GARLIC
1. Garlic is good for cardiac health
Allicin, a compound found in garlic stops the oxidizing of LDL (bad cholesterol). This reduces cholesterol levels and improves heart health.
2. Improves digestion
Digestive problems improve with the inclusion of raw garlic in the diet. It benefits the intestines and reduces inflammation. Eating raw garlic helps to clear out intestinal worms.
3. Good for weight loss
Garlic reduces the expression of genes responsible for the formation of adipose cells which store fat. It also increases thermogenesis in the body and leads to the burning of more fat and the lowering of LDL (bad cholesterol).
4. Prevents cancer and peptic ulcer
Because of its high amount of antioxidants, garlic protects the body against lung, prostate, bladder, stomach, liver and colon cancer.
OTHER BENEFITS INCLUDES
✔️Reduces blood pressure
✔️Lowering cancer risk
✔️Detoxify heavy metals in the body.
✔️ Reduces infections on wounds
✔️Promotes hair growth, bone health and liver health.