Garlic has been used as both food and medicine for thousands of years. The first recorded medicinal use of garlic appeared 3,500 years ago and was stated in the medical papyri of ancient Egypt. It was also known that French gravediggers in early 18th century drank a mixture of crushed garlic in wine to protect them from the plague that killed many people in Europe. Transcripts from surviving soldiers of World Wars I and II also revealed they were given garlic to prevent gangrene (decay of body tissues) and they applied garlic in their wounds to prevent infections.
Western investigations on garlic and its medicinal properties began 200 years ago. Results of these studies suggest that ... READ MORE
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