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Garlic: Garlic is an herb that is used in cooking and medicinally and is claimed to have a wide variety of health benefits. Garlic is available in numerous herbal supplements and preparations.

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Beneficial For Conditions: Garlic

Adequate amounts of Garlic are claimed to be potentially beneficial for:

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Preventative For Conditions: Garlic

Adequate amounts of Garlic are claimed to be potentially preventative for:

Toxicity/Overdose Risks For Supplement Or Excessive Intake: Garlic

Excessive intake of Garlic may involve the following risks:

  • Bleeding
  • Hemorrhage
  • Headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Asthma attacks
  • Body odor
  • Bad breath
  • Skin and mouth burns
  • Gas
  • Belching
  • Sweating
  • Low blood sugar
  • Hypothyroid
  • Supplements not for use during pregnancy or lactation without medical supervision
  • Supplements not for use in people who have diabetes, bleeding disorders, or are on blood thinner medications without medical supervision
  • Possible allergic reaction in some people
  • Possible serious interactions with other supplements and medications
  • Consult with your healthcare providers before using any supplements, herbal remedies, and alternative therapies

Descriptions of Garlic

Garlic: A bulbous herb isolated from the plant Allium sativum with potential antineoplastic activity. Garlic contains a number of different organosulfur compounds, some of which have displayed antineoplastic activity. (NCI04)
Source: Diseases Database

Garlic: Other Names

Other names for this supplements (Garlic) include:

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