This includes high levels of sulfur, flavonoids, amino acids, allicin
A member of the allium vegetable family--which includes onions, shallots, leeks, and chives--garlic contains phytochemicals, including allicin
, alliin, and dithiin, which fight diseases.
Because some website says the active principle in garlic, allicin
, has anti-fungal activity?
Dr Gunther added: "Garlic contains allicin
, in THE LAB it MAY have antifungal (i.e.
This means they don't understand for allicin
to be released the garlic has to be cut or crushed.
The now viral twitter thread started off by explaining that garlic contains allicin
, which in the lab has shown to have antifungal properties.
Garlic is high in (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14643581) allicin
, which has both antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
Garlic also contains large amounts of allicin
Garlic is one of the oldest known medicinal plants, and it contains several bioactive constituents, such as allicin
, which are known to have anticoagulant, antithrombotic, antioxidant, hypoglycemic, hypocholesterolaemic and hypotensive effects.
GARLIC: Garlic contains "allicin
", a natural anti-bacterial and anaesthetic.
Garlic contains alliinase, which is the enzyme that helps create allicin
is an active compound that is antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and an immune booster; it is believed to be beneficial in many other ways, though studies are incomplete.
The antimicrobial effect of garlic is attributed primarily to organosulfur compounds, such as allicin
, [6,7] ajoene  and diallyl sulphides.