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Garlic: Health Benefits and Medicinal Uses

Garlic (Allium sativum) produces a strong-smelling bulb used as a cooking ingredient that also has medicinal benefits. Though native to Asia, it has been cultivated throughout the world for thousands of years. Today, garlic and its products are used mainly to lower cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease such as angina and heart attacks. Some experts suggest that garlic could also work on cancer. If taken sensibly, garlic is entirely safe. Potential […]