My sister, who is a scientist, has sent me garlic's health properties:
Garlic (Allium Sativum)
Garlic, a widely used medicinal herb, is reported to have hypolipidemic, cardioprotective, antioxidative, antimicrobial, antiplatelet, immune-enhancing, anticancer, chemopreventive, hepatoprotective, antihypertensive, and procirculatory effects.
This quote appeared in an academic scientific journal:
Herbal Modulation of P-Glycoprotein by Shufeng Zhou, Ph.D.,1, Lee Yong Lim,1 and Balram Chowbay. In DRUG METABOLISM REVIEWS, Vol. 36, No. 1, pp. 63, 2004.
Isn't that super-cool for us garlic-lovers?