Garlic is an amazing spice related to onion. Garlic has become famous in a lot of cooking because of its incredible taste and the medical advantages. Garlic has been used since old times,by both Europeans and Asians.

History has a lot to say about garlic, it is the food with quite a few medical advantages – the most famous being its acting against diseases. Garlic is antiviral, antibacterial and can kill germs in the stomach and good for stomachache. Garlic also is a home remedy for skin diseases.
As far as Skin conditions are concerned, crushed garlic can be applied on the affected area as a home remedy and a pain killer. In fact garlic has been used in Ayurveda as a main ingredient of skin disease medicine from those days.

Garlic contains large amounts of vitamin C and is known to cure colds.
Garlic can also help with lung and throat issues because of its sharp scent. Because of garlic's high potassium content, it can give your body the vital supplements it needs, and help you stay fit. Garlic Fights Inflammation, pains and aches.

Studies demonstrate that the smell of garlic can have calming effects on people's mind. But this was debated a lot because there were a lot of people who did not like the smell of garlic.

Garlic is a recommended food by Ayurvedic physicians for diabetes, high blood pressure and cholesterol. In fact people in Sri Lanka eat garlic with honey for cholesterol. And they also believe that when garlic is taken with honey they can loose fat. But this has not yet been proven by any scientific study.

Nevertheless research have found that garlic has the ability to control high blood pressure and people in Sri Lanka even boil this incredible food and eat it for conditions like high blood pressure and diabetes.