Dr. Yongxiang Zhang of the University of Tokyo, Japan stated that the ability of garlic inhibit deterioration of the brain and the immune system in experimental animals is very impressive. That does not mean that garlic is able to restore youth or completely inhibit the aging process. But at least the benefits of garlic helps prevent the aging process.
In addition, according to research Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, SAMC chemicals found in garlic can inhibit cancer cell growth. By eating garlic, cancer risk can be reduced.
High cholesterol levels are usually a sign of aging. Garlic is consumed regularly in a certain period of time can help lower cholesterol levels. Anti-cholesterol agent 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 beneficial to help release serotonin, a chemical that is involved in regulating a wide range of moods 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 placate you, facilitate sleep, and relieve melancholy. Garlic helps to normalize the serotonin system.