Reducing Yeast Infections
Garlic is a natural remedy for yeast infections. Scientists have found that fresh garlic extract is highly effective against Candida infections. In another study, the researchers found that garlic was effective against candida vaginitis.
Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia
Garlic is said to protect from neurodegenerative disease, dementia. Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia and garlic is also effective against Alzheimer’s disease. A bioactive compound S-allyl-cysteine, found in garlic is neuroprotective in nature. Moreover, the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of garlic also help prevent neurological deterioration.
Relieving Enlarged Prostate
Benign prostatic hyperplasia is the medical term for when you have an enlarged prostate gland. This condition is not dangerous, but it often causes problems with urination. Enlarged prostate is age-related and very common—about half of all men over 75 have it. Garlic is extremely useful for relieving enlarged prostate, and therefore also the urinary problems that it causes.
Improve Athletic Performance
Garlic is a natural performance boosting compound. In the past, it was commonly used as a substance to decrease tiredness and increase workability. Participants in ancient Olympics held in Greece used to take garlic to enhance performance.