changes appeared to be associated with the potent antioxidantproperties of garlic oil, the scientists say, adding that they identified more than 20 substances in garlic oil that may contribute to the effect. "In conclusion, garlic oil possessessignificant potential for protecting hearts from diabetes-inducedcardiomyopathy," the report notes.
Some people areallergic to garlic.People using anticoagulants or
who are scheduled to have surgery should avoid garlic. Pregnantand breast-feeding women shouldn't use garlic in medicinaldoses. For diabetics, it can interfere with insulin therapy inmedicinal doses.
Otherwise, garlic is one of the healthiest things you caneat and is generally considered safe even in medicinalamounts.
How does Garlic work?
As a powerful natural antiseptic, garlic can cure inﬂammations ofthe stomach and intestine, including the Candida yeast. But unlikeother more powerful treatments, garlic destroys unfriendlybacteria while preserving and boosting the good bacteria in yourdigestive system!Although no tests have been performed on garlic and Candida inhumans, a study on mice infected with the Candida yeast foundthat garlic completely eliminated a serious outbreak within 2 days.
How do you take Garlic?
Garlic products are made from whole fresh garlic, fresh or driedgarlic cloves, garlic powder made from the dried cloves, freeze-dried garlic, or oil garlic extracts.Each type contains different levels of the active ingredients, somake sure to read the ingredients. Here is a basic run-down of therecommended dosage for each type:- Garlic cloves: 2 to 4 grams per day of fresh, minced garlic clove- Garlic Tablets: 600 to 900 mg daily, freeze-dried garlicstandardized to 1.3% alliin or 0.6% allicin