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Garlic Health Benefits


GMany of the garlic health benefits are proven in extensive studies done around the world. Most people believe that it can promote overall health health but there are much more uses than just that!

The table below provide details of all the evidence of how useful this herb can be for wellness and health. In three words, we can summarize it. Just take it.

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Garlic Health Benefits Evidence

For a quick summary of the information below, see the article Garlic.
 
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Atherosclerosis (Hardening of the Arteries)

Research studies show that garlic at a dose of around 900 mg daily slows down the development of atherosclerosis. The studies suggest it act as an antioxidant on the blood vessel walls. Thus it protects the vessel walls against the damage caused by the "bad cholesterol", known as low-density lipoprotein (LDL).

Garlic powder also acts like an Aspirin, thinning the blood out a little to prevent blood clots and preventing heart attacks.

Garlic health benefits for the heart health is strongly supported by good research studies.
 
natural remedies leaf benefit side effect High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

Evidence suggests that garlic can lower blood pressure up to 7%. Studies show that it relaxes the smooth muscle surrounding the blood vessels. This will cause blood pressure to drop.
 

natural remedies leaf benefit side effect Tick Bites

Two studies suggest that individuals taking garlic at a high dose of 1200 mg daily seem to have less tick bites compared to those who did not take it.
 

natural remedies leaf benefit side effect Fatigue

The anti-fatigue benefit of the herb has been shown to promote exercise endurance in animal studies. In human studies, it has been shown that it produces improvement in people with physical fatigue and fatigues due to colds.
 
natural remedies review unbiased benefits and side effects Ringworm / Candida (Tinea Corporis)

The gels containing ajoene is as effective as the cream Lamisil (terbinafine). It seems to kill various bacteria and fungus such as E. coli, Staph. aureus. and Candida albicans. It also seems to kill virus such as herpes simplex virus type 1, type 2 and some cold virus.
 
natural remedies review unbiased benefits and side effects Jock Itch (Tinea cruris) / Athlete’s Foot (Tinea pedis)

The gels containing ajoene is as effective as the cream Lamisil (terbinafine) for treating and curing athlete's foot.
 
natural remedies review unbiased benefits and side effects Colorectal Cancer

Studies done on several population groups show that garlic consumed from food sources decreases the risk of colorectal (colon) cancer.

However, we are not sure if the same benefit exists from taking the supplements. It seems to boost the immune system and detoxify your body. In laboratory research, it appears to be effective against other types of cancer cells.
 

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A study shows that garlic has no effect in lowering blood sugar levels. However, it does have various anti-oxidant properties that would greatly benefit a person with diabetes. It improves the metabolic control in people with diabetes. This leads to reducing the complications of type 2 (non-insulin dependent) diabetes.
 
natural remedies review unbiased benefits and side effects Common Cold / Influenza (Flu)

Some evidence indicates that taking the herb regularly helps to reduce and to prevent the common cold and the flu.
 
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There are several studies that showed benefits of eating 2 grams daily. It reduces prostate cancer risk by about 50%.
 
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A large European study showed a good inverse relationship between eating garlic and the risk of developing breast cancer.
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There are researched evidences that an oil-based solution helps to remove warts on hands.
 
natural remedies review unbiased benefits and side effects Stomach Cancer (Gastric Cancer)

Studies done on several population groups show that garlic consumed from food sources decreases of getting stomach cancer. We are not sure if the same benefit exists from taking the supplements. (See also colorectal cancer.)
 
natural remedies review unbiased benefits and side effects Enlarged Prostate - (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia/BPH)

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A large European study showed a good inverse relationship between eating garlic and the risk of developing ovarian cancer.
 
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In animal studies, the extract reduces the risk of stroke. It appears to be due its antioxidant and blood thinning effect.
 
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A research study showed that a 15% concentration of the aged garlic extract caused the wound on the skins of young chicks to healing quickly compared to applying just regular lotion.
 
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Acne Treatment
Skin Tags
 

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