The scientific name of bawang is Allium sativum . It is also known as Ajos in bisaya and garlic in English. As a medicinal plant the bulb and the leaves are mostly used.
For arthritis and rheumatism p crush several cloves(butyl) and rub on affected areas.
For headache- crush one clove and apply to both temples as poultice.
For hypertension- eat fresh leaves and bulbs as vegetable or chew cloves alone or with food.
Insect bite- cut crosswise one clove and rub directly on affected areas.
Bulb –allicin; volatile oil, 0.9% – allyl disulfide, allypropyl disulfide; inulin; protein; fat, 1.3% , carbohydrates, o.2% ;ash , 9.4 ; choline, 0.7%; myrosinase.
Leaves- protein, 1.2% fat 0.5%, sulfides.
Source: national formulary