Garlic is a common herbaceous plant. The clove has a whitish skin and consists of numerous bulblets. The mature clove, when fried in oil, can be used as a seasoning.
The essential oils contain medicinal properties that are used as a carminatives, an expectorants, a diaphoretic drugs, and a diuretic remedies. The garlic juice is used for ringworm treatment, antisepsis, and dispersing a hard swelling. Allicin is an active ingredient in oils that is formed by enzyme alliin alkyl-sulfenate-lyase and the amino acid S-allylcysteine S-oxide when the plant is injured. Allicin from garlic is reported on the antibacterial action that inhibited the growth of both gram positive and gram-negative microorganism is also believed that Garlic can lowen cholesterol, blood pressure, and sugar level in the blod.