The popularity of garlic in medicinal use continues today. One of the major reasons for such popularity is the large amount of scientific research conducted in the 20th Century that has confirmed much of the traditional uses of garlic.
- Cardiovascular disease: Atherosclerosis, post-heart attack therapy, post-stroke therapy, claudication
- Respiratory conditions: Cold, flu, bronchitis, asthma, pneumonia, tuberculosis
- Digestive disorders: Stomach ulcer, diarrhea, amoebic dysentery, worms, parasites
- Skin problems: Acne, boils, eczema, fungal infections, insect bites and stings
|1. Cold and Cough Study Author/Researcher: Peter Josling. B.Sc|
|Research Topic||Preventing the common cold with a garlic supplement: A double-blind, placebo-controlled survey|
|Research objectve||To determine whether a unique garlic supplement (Allisure) that contains only stabalized allicin could prevent colds in healthy
- The result overwhelmingly favored the supplement of allicin as a preventive measure, demonstrated accelerated relief and reduction in the severity of the symptoms
- A reduced likelihood of becoming re-infected with other viral strains indicated general improvements in the immune system with the active supplements
|2. Antimicrobial Effects: Research Summary|
|Antimicrobial effects||Garlic is effective against a wide range of both Gram positive and negative bacteria, including:
|Immune effects||Garlic can stimulate and boost human immune system.