Garlic as Potential Therapeutic DrugJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 1)
Publication Date: 2021-01-05
Authors : Shukla Dhruti;
Page : 962-964
Keywords : Allicin Folklore Garlic Bioactive Therapeutic Drug;
Dietary factors play very important role in the cure of different human diseases from past many years. Different localities and traditions of dietary patterns is one of the important factor which is directly related to human health. Perceiving the plants as foods and use as medicinal diet was patterned and practiced in many folklore in many tribal cultures. Here this paper is mainly focus in Garlic as medicinal food which is used in many diseases like, diabities, cardiovascular diseases, Cancer and many more. Allicin (allyl 2-propenethiosulfinate or diallyl thiosulfinate) is the principal bioactive compound present in the aqueous extract of garlic or in raw garlic which is considered as the best phytochemical abstract for many medicine. Garlic is well known perceiving plant foods as beneficial diet is advised by the ancestors from of many cultures over centuries. Most of the data in the paper is taken from regular research work and some as review study on Garlic as the best dietary therapeutic drug for many diseases.
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