Garlic is a herb, best known for flavouring and seasoning of food and is widely used in various cuisines ranging from desi cuisines like Tadka Dal to dishes such as Garlic Bread. Garlic seems to be used in virtually all cuisines as a strong flavoring agent.
The Health Benefits of Eating Garlic are: Wards Off Cough and Cold; Good for Cardiac Health; Improves Brain Functioning; Improves Digestion; Balances Blood .
Garlic is an excellent source of vitamin B6 (pyridoxine). It is also a very good source of manganese, selenium and vitamin C. In addition to this, garlic is a good source of other minerals, including phosphorous, calcium, potassium, iron and copper