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Garlic (Allium sativum): Diet based therapy of 21st century-a review

HAR Suleria, MS Butt, N Khalid, S Sultan, A Raza, M Aleem, M Abbas

Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease | Asian Pacific Tropical Medicine Press | Published : 2015

Abstract

Functional and nutraceutical foods provide an opportunity to improve one's health by reducing health care costs and to support economic development in rural communities. For this reason, various phyto-based functional foods are becoming popular worldwide owing to number of evidences for their safer therapeutic applications. Garlic (Allium sativum L.,) is an essential vegetable that has been widely utilized as seasoning, flavoring, culinary and in herbal remedies. The consumption of traditional plants especially garlic has progressively increased worldwide because of their great effectiveness, fewer side effects and relatively low cost. Garlic is well known to contain an array of phytochemica..

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