Garlic is an herb that is grown worldwide. It is related to other herbs such as onion, leeks, and chives. The key therapeutic ingredient in garlic is allicin which is formed when raw garlic is chopped, crushed or chewed. Garlic contains many active constituents including enzymes, B vitamins, Vitamin C, volatile oil, with sulfur-containing compounds and ﬂavonoids.
Garlic is usually used for immune function support, heart health and blood pressure support. Garlic also has antioxidant properties which help to protect against cell damage from free radicals.