Dr. Yongxiang Zhang of the University of Tokyo, Japan declared that the ability of garlic inhibit the degeneration of the brain and the immune system in animals is very impressive. It does not mean that garlic is able to restore youth or completely inhibit the aging process. But at least the benefits of garlic help to hinder the aging process.
In addition, according to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Research Center, SAMC chemicals contained in garlic may inhibit cancer cell growth. By consuming garlic, cancer risk can be reduced.
High cholesterol is usually a sign of aging. Garlic is consumed regularly in a certain period of time can help lower cholesterol levels. Anti-cholesterol substances in garlic called ajoene help prevent blood clotting.
Dr. Gilles Fillion from the Institute Pasteur in France suspect, garlic can help relieve stress, anxiety, and depression. Obviously with a softer effect. He found that garlic is useful to help release serotonin, a chemical that is involved in regulating a broad range of mood and behavior, including anxiety, melancholy, pain, aggression, stress, lack of sleep and memory. High levels of serotonin in the brain tends to function as a sedative to reassure you, make it easier to sleep, and relieve depression. Garlic helps to normalize the serotonin system.