Garlic contains compounds with potent medicinal properties.

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Garlic is a plant in the Allium (onion) family. It’s closely related to onions, shallots and leeks. Each segment of a garlic bulb is called a clove. There are about 10–20 cloves in a single bulb, give or take menu.

Garlic grows in many parts of the world and is a popular ingredient in cooking due to its strong smell and delicious taste ทางเข้า UFABET

However, throughout ancient history, people widely used garlic for its health and medicinal properties. There is documented evidence of its use by many major civilizations. Including the Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, Chinese and Indians.

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Scientists now know that most of garlic’s health benefits are due to the formation of sulfur compounds when you chop, crush, or chew a garlic clove.

Perhaps the most well-known compound is allicin. However, allicin is an unstable compound that is only briefly present in fresh after you cut or crush it.

Other compounds that may play a role in garlic’s health benefits include diallyl disulfide and s-allyl cysteine.

The sulfur compounds enter your body from the digestive tract. They then travel all over your body, exerting strong biological effects.

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