llium sativum, commonly known as garlic, is a species in the onion genus, Allium. Its close relatives include the onion, shallot, leek, chive,and rakkyo. With a history of human use of over 6,000 years, garlic is native to central Asia,and has long been a staple in the Mediterranean region. It was known to Ancient Egyptians, and has been used for both culinary and medicinal purposes. Garlic is renowned for its medicinal properties and for being beneficial for your health.
And apart from all this it is a fantastic antiseptic; and there have even been investigation reports indicating that garlic is an antioxidant that is so effective that it can help to project our body against free radicals which are the cause of the cells originating cancer.