Garlic’s health benefits and medicinal properties have long been claimed and it has been used extensively in herbal medicine. It’s been considered by many to be a herbal “wonder drug”, with a reputation in folklore for preventing everything from the common cold and flu to the Plague! Amongst other things raw garlic is used by some to treat the symptoms of acne and there is some evidence that it can assist in managing high cholesterol levels. It can even be effective as a natural mosquito repellent. When ill Raw Garlic works wonders, for heart health you may cook it to receive the benefits also.
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