Most people have read about the beneficial effects of garlic.� It is a natural antibiotic, lowers blood pressure, may help fight cancer, and has many other beneficial effects.
Stephen Foster said, �If you understand the uses of garlic, you understand 50% of all herbal medicine.�
Garlic is good for you!� Louis Pasteur was an early scientist to use garlic in scientific experiments. He found that putting a bit of garlic in a petri dish full of bacteria would quickly kill the bacteria.
Research has shown that certain compounds in garlic (allyl-cysteine, and ajoene) can be beneficial to our health. Garlic is an effective antibiotic, an anti-viral and anti-fungal agent, and probably an immune system enhancer. Some studies have found lower rates of certain types of cancer in people who consume large amounts of garlic. Other studies show garlic can reduce LDL or �bad� cholesterol.� Lots of garlic information is available on the Internet at http://www.garlic.com or http://www.garlicpage.com.�
The saying goes, �an apple a day keeps the doctor away.�� Well, garlic every day keeps everybody away!� Some people are allergic to garlic.� To learn more about garlic and health, check out the book, The Healing Power of Garlic, by Paul Bergner.� He discusses when NOT to use garlic, and when to use raw vs. cooked garlic. Order from the Giving & Sharing website, http://www.giveshare.org/amazon/health, or send $20 to me for your copy.