Garlic: Review of literature.
TL;DR: This review has been carried out to know about the component, functions of each component, mode of action, and beneficial effects of the garlic.
Abstract: Garlic is one of the components, which have effects on reducing the risk of cancer. Including garlic in the diet helps for the betterment of the health. Medicinal effects of the garlic were known since 5,000 years. Recently, studies were carried out to known its effect on the cancer cell lines. Many studies have shown its effects not only on carcinomas, but also on the cardiovascular system and immune system. Functions of the each component of the garlic were studied to know exactly, which component has got beneficial effect. So this review has been carried out to know about the component, functions of each component, mode of action, and beneficial effects of the garlic.
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...Numerous studies have reported that DATS is a potent anticancer agents which exerts antiproliferative effects on diverse cancer cell lines from the lung, colon and skin [19, 39]....
...It has been found that organosulfur compounds are the major active ingredient in garlic ....
...Previous reports showed that the antioxidant effect of these ingredients is closely related to the number of sulfur atoms and is in the order DATS > DADS > DAS [19, 20]....
...To date, diallyl sulfide (DAS), diallyl disulfide (DADS) and diallyl trisulfide (DATS) have been specifically investigated ....
...DATS is the major ingredient of garlic oil ....
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Including garlic in the diet helps for the betterment of the health.