The documented spectrum of action of garlic is very broad, but further research is still being conducted.

An excerpt from the article 20 facts about garlic
  • increases the secretion of gastric juice, while protecting against heartburn
  • has a cholagogic and antidiarrheal effect
  • has a positive effect on the respiratory tract
  • regulates bacterial flora
  • promotes better blood supply to the coronary vessels
  • having antibacterial, antifungal, and anthelmintic properties, it acts as a mild antibiotic
  • fights urinary tract infection
  • has a preventive and curative effect on lead poisoning
  • fresh garlic juice inhibits the development of influenza viruses
  • has a diaphoretic effect, reduces fever and blood pressure
  • is an antioxidant that protects the liver
  • lowers the level of prostaglandin PG2