garlic - often called the russian penicillin garlic has so many uses and is a fantastic antioxidant, eating it raw is best, but your friends will run if you do? it contains allicin which is the compound responsible for its antibiotic capeabilities. the different illnesses benefitted by garlic are nearly everything that man can suffer from, it is the best herb to have in your garden and cetainly the best in the kitchen. heart disease, blood pressure, sore throat, pneumonia, you name it garlic will help. i eat it regular with sandwiches of cheese or chicken or beef, every soup i make or stew has it in, it has worked wonders on some of my dogs who eat it also. capsules can be bought with odourless garlic for health.