Indian Medicine

Garlic oil as Preventive strategy during pandemic

Traditional uses of garlic in medical history (Allium sativum). The ancient Egyptians used garlic to treat diarrheal diseases and described its potential medical applications on papyrus dating to 1500 BC. The Greek physicians Hippocrates used it to treat many diseases; ancient Japanese and Chinese used it to treat headaches, flu, sore throat, and fever. In Africa, it is used to treat respiratory tract infections. Garlic was used to treat common colds in Europe and India.