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5. Preventing Food Poisoning
Research seems to establish that garlic’s antibacterial effects can help to prevent food poisoning because it kills bacteria like E. coli, Staphylococcus aureus, and Salmonella enteritidis. (This would most likely apply with fresh garlic, not aged.) There is a reported study found that found that garlic was more effective in dealing with Campylobacter than two kinds of antibiotics This is not a panacea. Remember adding garlic to a dish does not make a good substitute substitute for proper sanitation and safe cooking and food handling.
6. Remove a Splinter?
While not as serious a medical issue as some of others we will discuss, it is an annoying issue. Garlic is used as an old remedy for splinters. This is done by placing a slice of garlic over the splinter, then securing it to your skin with tape or a bandage. Stranger things have worked. Who knows? If you have this problem, give it a try.