Garlic is used as a major ingredient in various cuisines all over the world. Garlic is known as Lashuna in Sanskrit. Texts of Ayurveda praise the medicinal qualities of garlic. Acharya Charaka explains its pharmacological properties. It goes as follows.
Texts of Ayurveda recommend various herbal preparations to increase the stamina, energy and potency of men. Musalyadi churna is one such preparation. Ayurveda Acharyas mention about this preparation in Yogaratnakara an age old text of Ayurveda.