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Garlic is the common name of the plant Allium sativa, closely related to onions, shallots, leeks and chives. Modern research confirms Garlics significant immune boosting and cardio-protective effects.

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Garlic is the common name of the plant Allium sativa, closely related to onions, shallots, leeks and chives. Originally from central Asia and with a history dating back 6000 years, its culinary and medicinal use spread to the ancient cultures clustered around the Mediterranean, such as Egypt and Greece, centuries ago.

With a distinctive pungent odour due to its many sulphur compounds, garlic has a reputation as ‘nature’s antibiotic’ and is a highly effective broad spectrum anti-microbial against bacteria, viruses, worms and fungi.

Garlic Benefits

Garlic was used by the ancients to treat intestinal, digestive, respiratory and low energy complaints. Modern research confirms its significant immune boosting and cardio-protective effects. With high concentrations of the trace mineral selenium, garlic is also a potent antioxidant.

Specifically, garlic reduces the risk of blood clots by inhibiting platelet aggregation in arteries and thinning the blood, increasing its flow. It helps the body maintain normal cholesterol levels and regulate blood pressure.

Garlic’s strong immune protective action helps control most microbial outbreaks including colds, flu, ENT infections, genital herpes, candidiasis and tinia. Studies also indicate an anti-neoplastic effect with garlic intake contributing to decreased risk of some cancers.

Garlic Side Effects

Garlic’s pungent smell can be obvious on the breath, skin and sweat when consumed in large amounts. Parsley is nature’s answer to ‘garlic breath’, neutralising the smell when they are consumed together. Consuming large amounts can cause gastrointestinal upsets. Raw garlic applied topically has caused allergic dermatitis, burning and blisters in some reported cases. Caution is needed if taking anticoagulant medication because of garlic’s anti-clotting action. Culinary quantities are safe to consume and supplements taken as directed are also safe.

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    I normally suffer really bad sinus where I usually have a persistent cough and blocked nose but since taking a tablet a day I have had no sinus especially at this time of year. I also did not catch any colds off my kids when they had them. A real winning product.

    Lou

    18/10/17

  • Great product, really works.

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    My son and I both use Triple Strength Garlic and horseradish tablets and they are very effective for hay fever symptoms.

    Tracy

    27/09/17

  • Excellent

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    Garlic Oil Pearls seem to have helped with my high blood pressure. I've only had one reading since I started taking them but the pressure had reduced considerably. It's early days, but another reading next month will either prove or disprove. Here's hoping. Great service from HealthPost in getting parcels out and to the customer so promptly, much appreciated.

    Dee

    20/09/17

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