This article looks at the scientific research behind 10 herbs and spices that may help lower blood pressure.both systolic and diastolic values above these levels You can manage blood pressure with medications, such as angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and calcium channel blockers.In fact, studies have shown that some herbs and spices may reduce blood pressure levels, so you may want to consider adding these to your diet, too.Studies suggest that eugenol may help reduce blood pressure by acting as a natural calcium channel blocker.However, scientists need to do more research to investigate whether basil helps lower blood pressure in humans.Summary Basil contains compounds, such as eugenol, that may help reduce blood pressure, according to animal studies.Several studies have shown that carotenoid antioxidants reduce blood pressure and LDL (bad) cholesterol, a risk factor for heart disease ( 8 ).Summary Parsley contains a variety of compounds, such as vitamin C and dietary carotenoids, that may help lower blood pressure.Researchers have suggested that compounds in celery seed extract may help lower blood pressure by acting as a natural calcium channel blocker.In addition, celery seed is a good source of dietary fiber, which has been linked to lower blood pressure (11, 12 ).Animal studies have shown these may reduce blood pressure by acting as natural calcium channel blockers.Summary Chinese cat’s claw contains compounds that may act as natural calcium channel blockers and help blood vessels relax, according to animal studies.Practitioners of Ayurvedic medicine use it to treat various ailments, including anxiety, memory issues, and high blood pressure ( 17 ).A 12-week human study in 54 healthy adults looked at the effects of Bacopa monnieri on memory, anxiety, depression, and blood pressure.Although the findings from animal studies are promising, bacopa monnieri‘s effects on blood pressure in humans are still unclear.A 24-week study in 30 people found that 600–1,500 mg of garlic extract was just as effective at lowering blood pressure as the drug Atenolol ( 24 ).Animal studies have shown that taking rosmarinic acid helped significantly reduce systolic blood pressure by inhibiting angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) ( 27 , 28 ).Summary Thyme contains powerful compounds, such as rosmarinic acid, that appear to help relax blood vessels in animal studies.People have used it for centuries in traditional medicine to treat heart conditions, including high blood pressure.Moreover, a review of 3 studies including 139 participants with type 2 diabetes looked at the effects of taking cinnamon.People have used it for centuries to improve many aspects of heart health, including circulation, cholesterol levels, and blood pressure ( 34 ).Both human and animal studies have shown that taking ginger reduces blood pressure in several ways.A study in more than 4,000 people found that those who consumed the most ginger — 2–4 grams per day — had the lowest risk of developing high blood pressure ( 37 ).Test-tube and animal studies suggest cardamom may help reduce blood pressure by acting as a natural calcium channel blocker and diuretic ( 39 ).Summary Animal and human research suggest cardamom may help lower blood pressure by acting as a natural calcium channel blocker and diuretic. .

13. GARLIC EFFECT ON REDUCE BLOOD PRESSURE AND

Garlic has been suggested to lower blood pressure, plasma lipids as well as an antiplatelet effect and other cardiovascular markers.We aim to assess the latest evidence on the effect of garlic on blood pressure and cholesterol in patients with and without hypertension through systematic review and meta-analysis.We performed a comprehensive search on topics that assesses garlic outcomes in patients with and without hypertension from inception up until December 2020. .

GARLIC: Overview, Uses, Side Effects, Precautions, Interactions

Garlic for peripheral arterial occlusive disease (Cochrane Review).Kabasakal, L., Sehirli, O., Cetinel, S., Cikler, E., Gedik, N., and Sener, G. Protective effect of aqueous garlic extract against renal ischemia/reperfusion injury in rats.Kandziora J.

Blutdruck and lipidsenkende Wirkung eines Knoblauch-praparates in kombination mit einem Diuretikum.Kannar D. Clinical evaluation of Australian based garlic and its combination with inulin in mild and moderate hyperlipidaemia [dissertation] .Kannar, D., Wattanapenpaiboon, N., Savige, G.

S., and Wahlqvist, M. L. Hypocholesterolemic effect of an enteric-coated garlic supplement.Keiss, H. P., Dirsch, V. M., Hartung, T., Haffner, T., Trueman, L., Auger, J., Kahane, R., and Vollmar, A. M.

Garlic (Allium sativum L.) modulates cytokine expression in lipopolysaccharide-activated human blood thereby inhibiting NF-kappaB activity.Khodavandi, A., Alizadeh, F., Harmal, N. S., Sidik, S.

M., Othman, F., Sekawi, Z., Jahromi, M. A., Ng, K. P., and Chong, P.

P. Comparison between efficacy of allicin and fluconazole against Candida albicans in vitro and in a systemic candidiasis mouse model.Kianoush, S., Balali-Mood, M., Mousavi, S. R., Moradi, V., Sadeghi, M., Dadpour, B., Rajabi, O., and Shakeri, M. T. Comparison of therapeutic effects of garlic and d-Penicillamine in patients with chronic occupational lead poisoning.Effects of garlic on blood fluidity and fibrinolytic activity: a randomised, placebo-controlled, double-blind study.Kim, J. Y.

and Kwon, O. Garlic intake and cancer risk: an analysis using the Food and Drug Administration's evidence-based review system for the scientific evaluation of health claims.Knox, J. and Gaster, B.

Dietary supplements for the prevention and treatment of coronary artery disease.Kockar, C., Ozturk, M., and Bavbek, N. Helicobacter pylori eradication with beta carotene, ascorbic acid and allicin.Kojuri, J., Vosoughi, A.

R., and Akrami, M. Effects of anethum graveolens and garlic on lipid profile in hyperlipidemic patients.Koscielny, J., Schmitt, R., Radtke, H., Latza, R., and Kiesewetter, H.

Garlic study vindicated by official investigation.Ku DD, Abdel-Razek TT, Dai J, and et al. Mechanisms of garlic induced pulmonary vasorelaxation: role of allicin.Kumar, M. and Berwal, J.

S. Sensitivity of food pathogens to garlic (Allium sativum).Treatment of venous ulcers with the herbal-based ointment Herbadermal(R): a prospective non-randomized pilot study.Kweon, S., Park, K. A., and Choi, H.

Chemopreventive effect of garlic powder diet in diethylnitrosamine-induced rat hepatocarcinogenesis.Laing, M. E., Barry, J., Buckley, A.

M., and Murphy, G. M. Immediate and delayed hypersensitivity reactions to food and latex in a chef.Larijani, V.

N., Ahmadi, N., Zeb, I., Khan, F., Flores, F., and Budoff, M. Beneficial effects of aged garlic extract and coenzyme Q10 on vascular elasticity and endothelial function: the FAITH randomized clinical trial.Lash, J. P., Cardoso, L. R., Mesler, P.

M., Walczak, D. A., and Pollak, R.

The effect of garlic on hypercholesterolemia in renal transplant patients.The effect of garlic oil on lipid peroxidation and blood cell counts of arsenic exposed albino mice.Lau BH, Lam F, Wang-Cheng R, and et al. Effect of odor-modified garlic preparation on blood lipids.Leelarungrayub, N., Rattanapanone, V., Chanarat, N., and Gebicki, J. M. Quantitative evaluation of the antioxidant properties of garlic and shallot preparations.Lei, Y.

P., Chen, H. W., Sheen, L.

Y., and Lii, C. K.

Diallyl disulfide and diallyl trisulfide suppress oxidized LDL-induced vascular cell adhesion molecule and E-selectin expression through protein kinase A- and B-dependent signaling pathways.Lembo, G., Balato, N., Patruno, C., Auricchio, L., and Ayala, F. Allergic contact dermatitis due to garlic (Allium sativum).Levi, F., Franceschi, S., Negri, E., and La Vecchia, C. Dietary factors and the risk of endometrial cancer.Levi, F., La Vecchia, C., Gulie, C., and Negri, E. Dietary factors and breast cancer risk in Vaud, Switzerland.Li, G., Shi, Z., Jia, H., Ju, J., Wang, X., Xia, Z., Qin, L., Ge, C., Xu, Y., Cheng, L., Chen, P., and Yuan, G.

A clinical investigation on garlicin injectio for treatment of unstable angina pectoris and its actions on plasma endothelin and blood sugar levels.An intervention study to prevent gastric cancer by micro-selenium and large dose of allitridum.Li, M., Ciu, J. R., Ye, Y., Min, J.

M., Zhang, L. H., Wang, K., Gares, M., Cros, J., Wright, M., and Leung-Tack, J. Antitumor activity of Z-ajoene, a natural compound purified from garlic: antimitotic and microtubule-interaction properties.Li, M., Min, J.

M., Cui, J. R., Zhang, L. H., Wang, K., Valette, A., Davrinche, C., Wright, M., and Leung-Tack, J. Z-ajoene induces apoptosis of HL-60 cells: involvement of Bcl-2 cleavage.Lian Z, Jun-Ling M, and Wei-Dong L. A randomized multi-intervention trial to inhibit gastric cancer in Shandong (progress report).Lin, M. C., Wang, E.

J., Lee, C., Chin, K. T., Liu, D., Chiu, J. F., and Kung, H. F.

Garlic inhibits microsomal triglyceride transfer protein gene expression in human liver and intestinal cell lines and in rat intestine.Effect of supplementation with garlic oil on activity of Th1 and Th2 lymphocytes from rats.Liu, L. and Yeh, Y. Y. Inhibition of cholesterol biosynthesis by organosulfur compounds derived from garlic.Lutomski J.

Klinische Untersuchungen zur therapeutischen Wirksamkeit von Ilha Rogoff Knobauchpillen mit Rutin.Ma, J. L., Zhang, L., Brown, L.

M., Li, J. Y., Shen, L., Pan, K. F., Liu, W.

D., Hu, Y., Han, Z. X., Crystal-Mansour, S., Pee, D., Blot, W. J., Fraumeni, J.

F., Jr., You, W. C., and Gail, M. H.

Fifteen-year effects of Helicobacter pylori, garlic, and vitamin treatments on gastric cancer incidence and mortality.Aged garlic extract attenuates gentamicin induced renal damage and oxidative stress in rats.Study on extending of the activity spectrum of a garlic preparation against candidiasis.Mansell P, Reckless PD, and Lloyd L. The effect of dried garlic powder tablets on serum lipids in non-insulin dependent diabetic patients.Marsh, C. L., Torrey, R. R., Woolley, J. L., Barker, G. R., and Lau, B.

H. Superiority of intravesical immunotherapy with Corynebacterium parvum and Allium sativum in control of murine bladder cancer.Alternative medicine -- a randomized double blind placebo-controlled clinical trial of garlic in hypercholesterolemic children [white diamond suit] 661.Reduced allergy rates in atopic eczema to contact allergens used in both skin products and foods: atopy and the 'hapten-atopy hypothesis'.A pilot study to determine the effectiveness of garlic oil capsules in the treatment of dyspeptic patients with Helicobacter pylori.Effects of garlic powder tablets on patients with hyperlipdaemia in Canadian clinical practice.Millen, A. E., Subar, A.

F., Graubard, B. I., Peters, U., Hayes, R.

B., Weissfeld, J. L., Yokochi, L.

A., and Ziegler, R. G.

Fruit and vegetable intake and prevalence of colorectal adenoma in a cancer screening trial.Mirunalini S, Ramachandran CR, and Nagini S. Chemoprevention of experimental hamster buccal pouch carcinogenesis by garlic oil.Morioka, N., Sze, L.

L., Morton, D. L., and Irie, R.

F. A protein fraction from aged garlic extract enhances cytotoxicity and proliferation of human lymphocytes mediated by interleukin-2 and concanavalin A.Mukherjee, M., Das, A.

S., Das, D., Mukherjee, S., Mitra, S., and Mitra, C. Effects of garlic oil on postmenopausal osteoporosis using ovariectomized rats: comparison with the effects of lovastatin and 17beta-estradiol.on intestinal transference of calcium and its possible correlation with preservation of skeletal health in an ovariectomized rat model of osteoporosis.Nagae, S., Ushijima, M., Hatono, S., Imai, J., Kasuga, S., Matsuura, H., Itakura, Y., and Higashi, Y.

Pharmacokinetics of the garlic compound S-allylcysteine.Naganawa, R., Iwata, N., Ishikawa, K., Fukuda, H., Fujino, T., and Suzuki, A. Inhibition of microbial growth by ajoene, a sulfur-containing compound derived from garlic.Nagaraj, N. S., Anilakumar, K.

R., and Singh, O. V.

Diallyl disulfide causes caspase-dependent apoptosis in human cancer cells through a Bax-triggered mitochondrial pathway.Nahas, R. and Balla, A. Complementary and alternative medicine for prevention and treatment of the common cold.Nantz, M. P., Rowe, C. A., Muller, C. E., Creasy, R.

A., Stanilka, J. M., and Percival, S.

S. Supplementation with aged garlic extract improves both NK and gammadelta-T cell function and reduces the severity of cold and flu symptoms: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled nutrition intervention.Nishino, H., Iwashima, A., Itakura, Y., Matsuura, H., and Fuwa, T. Antitumor-promoting activity of garlic extracts.A comparative study on the effectiveness of garlic with clofibrate in the treatment of hyperlipidemia.Numagami, Y.

and Ohnishi, S. T.

S-allylcysteine inhibits free radical production, lipid peroxidation and neuronal damage in rat brain ischemia.Oi, Y., Kawada, T., Shishido, C., Wada, K., Kominato, Y., Nishimura, S., Ariga, T., and Iwai, K. Allyl-containing sulfides in garlic increase uncoupling protein content in brown adipose tissue, and noradrenaline and adrenaline secretion in rats.Omurtag, G.

Z., Guranlioglu, F. D., Sehirli, O., Arbak, S., Uslu, B., Gedik, N., and Sener, G.

Protective effect of aqueous garlic extract against naphthalene-induced oxidative stress in mice.Orekhov A and Tertov V. In vitro effect of garlic powder extract on lipid content in normal and atherosclerotic human aortic cells.Garlic powder tablets reduce atherogenicity of low density lipoprotein.Pai, S. T.

and Platt, M. W.

Antifungal effects of Allium sativum (garlic) extract against the Aspergillus species involved in otomycosis.Papageorgiou, C., Corbet, J. P., Menezes-Brandao, F., Pecegueiro, M., and Benezra, C. Allergic contact dermatitis to garlic (Allium sativum L.).Parastoui K, Ravanshad Sh Mostafavi H Setoudeh Maram E. Effects of garlic tablet on blood sugar, plasma lipids and blood pressure in type 2 diabetic patients with hyperlipidemia.Parish, R. A., McIntire, S., and Heimbach, D. M.

Garlic burns: a naturopathic remedy gone awry.Pedraza-Chaverri, J., Maldonado, P. D., Medina-Campos, O. N., Olivares-Corichi, I.

M., Granados-Silvestre, M. A., Hernandez-Pando, R., and Ibarra-Rubio, M.

E. Garlic ameliorates gentamicin nephrotoxicity: relation to antioxidant enzymes.Effect of garlic on lipid profile and psychopathologic parameters in people with mild to moderate hypercholesterolemia.Pena, N., Auro, A., and Sumano, H.

A comparative trial of garlic, its extract and ammonium-potassium tartrate as anthelmintics in carp.Pinto, J. T. and Rivlin, R. S.

Antiproliferative effects of allium derivatives from garlic.Pinto, J. T., Qiao, C., Xing, J., Rivlin, R. S., Protomastro, M. L., Weissler, M. L., Tao, Y., Thaler, H., and Heston, W. D.

Effects of garlic thioallyl derivatives on growth, glutathione concentration, and polyamine formation of human prostate carcinoma cells in culture.Pittler, M. H.

and Ernst, E. Complementary therapies for peripheral arterial disease: systematic review.Plengvidhya, C., Sitprija, S., Chinayon, S., Pasatrat, S., and Tankeyoon, M.

Effects of spray dried garlic preparation on primary hyperlipoproteinemia.Effect of dietary garlic (Allium Sativum) on the blood pressure in humans--a pilot study.Rahmani M, Tabari AK, Niaki MRK, and et al. Effect of dried garlic supplementation on blood lipids in mild and moderate hypercholesterolemic patients.Rahmy, T. R.

and Hemmaid, K. Z.

Prophylactic action of garlic on the histological and histochemical patterns of hepatic and gastric tissues in rats injected with a snake venom.Rajan, T. V., Hein, M., Porte, P., and Wikel, S. A double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial of garlic as a mosquito repellant: a preliminary study.Rapp, A., Grohmann, G., Oelzner, P., Uehleke, B., and Uhlemann, C. [Does garlic influence rheologic properties and blood flow in progressive systemic sclerosis?].Razo-Rodriguez, A.

C., Chirino, Y. I., Sanchez-Gonzalez, D.

J., Martinez-Martinez, C. M., Cruz, C., and Pedraza-Chaverri, J. Garlic powder ameliorates cisplatin-induced nephrotoxicity and oxidative stress.Reinhart, K. M., Coleman, C.

I., Teevan, C., Vachhani, P., and White, C. M.

Effects of garlic on blood pressure in patients with and without systolic hypertension: a meta-analysis.Ried, K., Frank, O. R., and Stocks, N.

P. Aged garlic extract lowers blood pressure in patients with treated but uncontrolled hypertension: a randomised controlled trial.Russell, J. E. Chinese complementary therapy for stress causing bilateral chemical burns to the feet.Sabitha, P., Adhikari, P. M., Shenoy, S. M., Kamath, A., John, R., Prabhu, M.

V., Mohammed, S., Baliga, S., and Padmaja, U. Efficacy of garlic paste in oral candidiasis.Saleem, S., Ahmad, M., Ahmad, A.

S., Yousuf, S., Ansari, M. A., Khan, M. B., Ishrat, T., and Islam, F.

Behavioral and histologic neuroprotection of aqueous garlic extract after reversible focal cerebral ischemia.Salem, S., Salahi, M., Mohseni, M., Ahmadi, H., Mehrsai, A., Jahani, Y., and Pourmand, G. Major dietary factors and prostate cancer risk: a prospective multicenter case-control study.A. and Abasiyanik, F. M. Does regular garlic intake affect the prevalence of Helicobacter pylori in asymptomatic subjects?Salman, H., Bergman, M., Bessler, H., Punsky, I., and Djaldetti, M. Effect of a garlic derivative (alliin) on peripheral blood cell immune responses.Sandhu, D.

K., Warraich, M. K., and Singh, S. Sensitivity of yeasts isolated from cases of vaginitis to aqueous extracts of garlic.Effect of garlic (Allium sativum) on lipid peroxidation in experimental myocardial infarction in rats.Sarrell, E. M., Cohen, H. A., and Kahan, E. Naturopathic treatment for ear pain in children.Seuri, M., Taivanen, A., Ruoppi, P., and Tukiainen, H.

Three cases of occupational asthma and rhinitis caused by garlic.Shakeel, M., Trinidade, A., McCluney, N., and Clive, B. Complementary and alternative medicine in epistaxis: a point worth considering during the patient's history.Sheela, C. G.

and Augusti, K. T.

Antidiabetic effects of S-allyl cysteine sulphoxide isolated from garlic Allium sativum Linn.Shu, X. O., Zheng, W., Potischman, N., Brinton, L.

A., Hatch, M. C., Gao, Y.

T., and Fraumeni, J. F., Jr. A population-based case-control study of dietary factors and endometrial cancer in Shanghai, People's Republic of China.Siegel G. Long-term effect of garlic in preventing arteriosclerosis - results of two controlled clinical trials.The effects of garlic preparation against human tumour cell proliferation.B., Vinjamury, S. P., Der-Martirosian, C., Kubik, E., Mishra, L. C., Shepard, N.

P., Singh, V. J., Meier, M., and Madhu, S.

G. Ayurvedic and collateral herbal treatments for hyperlipidemia: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials and quasi-experimental designs.Sitprija, S., Plengvidhya, C., Kangkaya, V., Bhuvapanich, S., and Tunkayoon, M.

Garlic and diabetes mellitus phase II clinical trial.Smyth, A. R., Cifelli, P.

M., Ortori, C. A., Righetti, K., Lewis, S., Erskine, P., Holland, E. D., Givskov, M., Williams, P., Camara, M., Barrett, D. A., and Knox, A. Garlic as an inhibitor of Pseudomonas aeruginosa quorum sensing in cystic fibrosis--a pilot randomized controlled trial.A., Andrianova, I. V., Demidova, O.

N., Gorchakova, T., and Orekhov, A. N. Lipid-lowering effects of time-released garlic powder tablets in double-blinded placebo-controlled randomized study.A., Nedosugova, L. V., Filatova, L.

V., Balabolkin, M. I., Gorchakova, T.

V., and Orekhov, A. N.

Metabolic effects of time-released garlic powder tablets in type 2 diabetes mellitus: the results of double-blinded placebo-controlled study.A., Prianishnikov, V. V., Kunnova, L.

M., Rabinovich, E. A., and Orekhov, A. N.

[Allicor efficacy in lowering the risk of ischemic heart disease in primary prophylaxis].A., Prianishnikov, V. V., Kunnova, L. M., Rabinovich, E. A., and Orekhov, A.

N. [Use of allicor to lower the risk of myocardial infarction].A., Prianishnikov, V.

V., Kunnova, L. M., Radinovich, E.

A., and Orekhov, A. N. [Reduction of cardiovascular risk in primary prophylaxy of coronary heart disease].A., Martirosyan, D. M., and Orekhov, A.

N. The effects of time-released garlic powder tablets on multifunctional cardiovascular risk in patients with coronary artery disease.Soffar, S. A. and Mokhtar, G.

M. Evaluation of the antiparasitic effect of aqueous garlic (Allium sativum) extract in hymenolepiasis nana and giardiasis.Preecampisia [sic] is an important complication of pregnancy which can result in morbidity and mortality in mother, fetus and the neonate.Sparnins, V. L., Barany, G., and Wattenberg, L.

W. Effects of organosulfur compounds from garlic and onions on benzo[a]pyrene-induced neoplasia and glutathione S-transferase activity in the mouse.Stabler, S. N., Tejani, A. M., Huynh, F., and Fowkes, C. Garlic for the prevention of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in hypertensive patients.Subramanian P, Sundaresan S, and Manivasagam T. Influence of garlic extract on temporal characteristics of lipid peroxidation products and antioxidants in tumor-bearing rats.Sundaresan S and Subramanian P.

Evaluation of chemopreventive potential of garlic extract on N-nitrosodiethylamine-induced hepatocarcinoma in rats.Z., Cai, S. K., Hou, Y., Luo, Q. S., and Blot, W.

J. Dietary determinants of lung-cancer risk: results from a case-control study in Yunnan Province, China.Szybejko, J., Zukowski, A., and Herbec, R.

[Unusual cause of obturation of the small intestine].Takeuchi, S., Matsuzaki, Y., Ikenaga, S., Nishikawa, Y., Kimura, K., Nakano, H., and Sawamura, D. Garlic-induced irritant contact dermatitis mimicking nail psoriasis.Tanaka, S., Haruma, K., Kunihiro, M., Nagata, S., Kitadai, Y., Manabe, N., Sumii, M., Yoshihara, M., Kajiyama, G., and Chayama, K. Effects of aged garlic extract (AGE) on colorectal adenomas: a double-blinded study.Tanaka, S., Haruma, K., Yoshihara, M., Kajiyama, G., Kira, K., Amagase, H., and Chayama, K. Aged garlic extract has potential suppressive effect on colorectal adenomas in humans.Tanamai, J., Veeramanomai, S., and Indrakosas, N.

The efficacy of cholesterol-lowering action and side effects of garlic enteric coated tablets in man.Thabrew, M. I., Samarawickrema, N. A., Chandrasena, L. G., and Jayasekera, S. Protection by garlic against adriamycin induced alterations in the oxido-reductive status of mouse red blood cells.Thamburan, S., Klaasen, J., Mabusela, W. T., Cannon, J.

F., Folk, W., and Johnson, Q. Tulbaghia alliacea phytotherapy: a potential anti-infective remedy for candidiasis.The garlic-derived organosulfur component ajoene decreases basal cell carcinoma tumor size by inducing apoptosis.Mechanism of antioxidation, inhibiting carcinogenesis and modification of LDL of aged garlic extract.Pharmaceutical Care and Research (Yaoxue Fuwu Yu Yanjiu) (CHINA) 2002;2:122-124.Tsai PB, Harnack LJ, Anderson KE, and et al.

Dietary intake of garlic and other Allium vegetables and breast cancer risk in a prospective study of postmenopausal women.Tsai, Y., Cole, L. L., Davis, L.

E., Lockwood, S. J., Simmons, V., and Wild, G. C. Antiviral properties of garlic: in vitro effects on influenza B, herpes simplex and coxsackie viruses.Tu, H. K., Pan, K. F., Zhang, Y., Li, W.

Q., Zhang, L., Ma, J. L., Li, J. Y., and You, W.

C. Manganese superoxide dismutase polymorphism and risk of gastric lesions, and its effects on chemoprevention in a Chinese population.Turner, B., Molgaard, C., and Marckmann, P. Effect of garlic (Allium sativum) powder tablets on serum lipids, blood pressure and arterial stiffness in normo-lipidaemic volunteers: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.Tutakne, M.

A., Satyanarayanan, G., Bhardwaj, J. R., and Sethi, I. C.

Sporotrichosis treated with garlic juice.Unnikrishnan, M. C., Soudamini, K.

K., and Kuttan, R. Chemoprotection of garlic extract toward cyclophosphamide toxicity in mice.Unsal, A., Eroglu, M., Avci, A., Cimentepe, E., Guven, C., Derya, Balbay M., and Durak, I.Vaes, L. P. and Chyka, P. A. Interactions of warfarin with garlic, ginger, ginkgo, or ginseng: nature of the evidence.van der Walt, A., Lopata, A.

L., Nieuwenhuizen, N. E., and Jeebhay, M. F.

Work-related allergy and asthma in spice mill workers - The impact of processing dried spices on IgE reactivity patterns.van Doorn, M. B., Espirito Santo, S. M., Meijer, P., Kamerling, I.

M., Schoemaker, R. C., Dirsch, V., Vollmar, A., Haffner, T., Gebhardt, R., Cohen, A. F., Princen, H.

M., and Burggraaf, J.Effect of garlic powder on C-reactive protein and plasma lipids in overweight and smoking subjects.van Ketel, W. G. and de Haan, P.

Occupational eczema from garlic and onion.Ventura P, Girola M, and Lattuada V. [Clinical evaluation and tolerability of a drug with garlic and hawthorn].Wang, B.

H., Zuzel, K. A., Rahman, K., and Billington, D.

Protective effects of aged garlic extract against bromobenzene toxicity to precision cut rat liver slices.Wang, E. J., Li, Y., Lin, M., Chen, L., Stein, A.

P., Reuhl, K. R., and Yang, C.

S. Protective effects of garlic and related organosulfur compounds on acetaminophen-induced hepatotoxicity in mice.Wang, Y., Zhang, L., Moslehi, R., Ma, J., Pan, K., Zhou, T., Liu, W., Brown, L.

M., Hu, Y., Pee, D., Gail, M. H., and You, W. Long-term garlic or micronutrient supplementation, but not anti-Helicobacter pylori therapy, increases serum folate or glutathione without affecting serum vitamin B-12 or homocysteine in a rural Chinese population.Wang, Z. Y., Boice, J.

D., Jr., Wei, L. X., Beebe, G.

W., Zha, Y. R., Kaplan, M. M., Tao, Z. F., Maxon, H.

R., III, Zhang, S. Z., Schneider, A.Thyroid nodularity and chromosome aberrations among women in areas of high background radiation in China.Wargovich, M. J.

Diallyl sulfide, a flavor component of garlic (Allium sativum), inhibits dimethylhydrazine-induced colon cancer.Wargovich, M. J., Uda, N., Woods, C., Velasco, M., and McKee, K.

Allium vegetables: their role in the prevention of cancer.Aged garlic extract improves endothelial function in men with coronary artery disease.Wongmekiat, O. and Thamprasert, K. Investigating the protective effects of aged garlic extract on cyclosporin-induced nephrotoxicity in rats.Xiao, D., Pinto, J.

T., Soh, J. W., Deguchi, A., Gundersen, G. G., Palazzo, A. F., Yoon, J.

T., Shirin, H., and Weinstein, I.Induction of apoptosis by the garlic-derived compound S-allylmercaptocysteine (SAMC) is associated with microtubule depolymerization and c-Jun NH(2)-terminal kinase 1 activation.Xie, W. and Du, L.

Diabetes is an inflammatory disease: evidence from traditional Chinese medicines.Yoshikawa, K., Hadame, K., Saitoh, K., and Hijikata, T. Patch tests with common vegetables in hand dermatitis patients.Effect of aged garlic extract against methotrexate-induced damage to the small intestine in rats.Zamani, A., Vahidinia, A., and Ghannad, M.

S. The effect of garlic consumption on Th1/Th2 cytokines in phytohemagglutinin (PHA) activated rat spleen lymphocytes.Zeybek, A., Cikler, E., Saglam, B., Ercan, F., Cetinel, S., and Sener, G.

Aqueous garlic extract inhibits protamine sulfate-induced bladder damage.Zhang, L., Gail, M. H., Wang, Y.

Q., Brown, L. M., Pan, K.

F., Ma, J. L., Amagase, H., You, W.

C., and Moslehi, R. A randomized factorial study of the effects of long-term garlic and micronutrient supplementation and of 2-wk antibiotic treatment for Helicobacter pylori infection on serum cholesterol and lipoproteins.Z., and Li, B.

Allitridum mimics effect of ischemic preconditioning by activation of protein kinase C. Acta Pharmacol.Sin.A randomized trial of the effects of garlic oil upon coronary heart disease risk factors in trained male runners.Zhang, Z.

D., Li, Y., and Jiao, Z. K. [Effect of local application of allicinvia gastroscopy on cell proliferation and apoptosis of progressive gastric carcinoma].Zheng, W., Blot, W. J., Shu, X. O., Diamond, E. L., Gao, Y.

T., Ji, B. T., and Fraumeni, J. F., Jr. A population-based case-control study of cancers of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses in Shanghai.Zheng, W., Blot, W. J., Shu, X. O., Gao, Y.

T., Ji, B. T., Ziegler, R.

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Effect of garlic on serum lipids, coagulability and fibrinolytic activity of blood.Gupta, N. and Porter, T. D. Garlic and garlic-derived compounds inhibit human squalene monooxygenase.Hajheydari, Z., Jamshidi, M., Akbari, J., and Mohammadpour, R.

Combination of topical garlic gel and betamethasone valerate cream in the treatment of localized alopecia areata: a double-blind randomized controlled study.Effect of milk on the deodorization of malodorous breath after garlic ingestion.Hansson LE, Nyren O, and Bergstrom R. Diet and risk of gastric cancer: a population-based case-control study in Sweden.Harenberg, J., Giese, C., and Zimmermann, R.

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H., and Nazori, B. Immunomodulatory affect of R10 fraction of garlic extract on natural killer activity.Helen, A., Krishnakumar, K., Vijayammal, P. L., and Augusti, K.

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In vivo and in vitro control of Leishmania mexicana due to garlic-induced NO production.Gao YT, McLaughlin JK, and Gridley G. Risk factors for esophageal cancer in Shanghai, China.Gao, C.

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Enhancement of peritoneal macrophage phagocytic activity against Leishmania major by garlic (Allium sativum) treatment.Giovannucci E, Rimm EB, Stampfer MJ, Colditz GA, Ascherio A, and Willett WC.Intake of fat, meat, and fiber in relation to risk of colon cancer in men.Groppo, F. C., Ramacciato, J. C., Motta, R.

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Neuroprotective effects of diallyl trisulfide in SOD1-G93A transgenic mouse model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.Dorant, E., van den Brandt, P. A., Goldbohm, R.

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Effects of oil-soluble organosulfur compounds from garlic on doxorubicin-induced lipid peroxidation.Egen-Schwind C, Eckard R, Jekat FW, and et al. Pharmacokinetics of vinyldithiins, transformation products of allicin.Eguchi, A., Murakami, A., and Ohigashi, H.

Novel bioassay system for evaluating anti-oxidative activities of food items: use of basolateral media from differentiated Caco-2 cells.El Beshbishy, H. A.

Aqueous garlic extract attenuates hepatitis and oxidative stress induced by galactosamine/lipoploysaccharide in rats.Eming, S. A., Piontek, J. O., Hunzelmann, N., Rasokat, H., and Scharffetter-Kachanek, K. Severe toxic contact dermatitis caused by garlic.Fani, M. M., Kohanteb, J., and Dayaghi, M. Inhibitory activity of garlic (Allium sativum) extract on multidrug-resistant Streptococcus mutans.Baluchnejadmojarad, T., Roghani, M., Homayounfar, H., and Hosseini, M.

Beneficial effect of aqueous garlic extract on the vascular reactivity of streptozotocin-diabetic rats.Banerjee, S. K., Dinda, A.

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Effect of garlic on platelet aggregation in humans: a study in healthy subjects and patients with coronary artery disease.Bordia, T., Mohammed, N., Thomson, M., and Ali, M. An evaluation of garlic and onion as antithrombotic agents.B., and Eling, T.

E. Diallyl disulfide (DADS) induces the antitumorigenic NSAID-activated gene (NAG-1) by a p53-dependent mechanism in human colorectal HCT 116 cells.Bradley R, Endres J, Hockenberry D, and et al.

Investigation of garlic-induced apoptosis in breast cancer cell lines [poster presentation].International Scientific Conference on Complementary, Alternative and Integrative Medicine Research, Boston, MA, 2002.Brosche, T., Platt, D., and Dorner, H. The effect of a garlic preparation on the composition of plasma lipoproteins and erythrocyte membranes in geriatric subjects.Budoff, M. J., Takasu, J., Flores, F.

R., Niihara, Y., Lu, B., Lau, B. H., Rosen, R. T., and Amagase, H.

Inhibiting progression of coronary calcification using Aged Garlic Extract in patients receiving statin therapy: a preliminary study.Buiatti, E., Palli, D., Decarli, A., Amadori, D., Avellini, C., Bianchi, S., Biserni, R., Cipriani, F., Cocco, P., Giacosa, A., and .Byrne, D. J., Neil, H.

A., Vallance, D. T., and Winder, A.

F. A pilot study of garlic consumption shows no significant effect on markers of oxidation or sub-fraction composition of low-density lipoprotein including lipoprotein(a) after allowance for non-compliance and the placebo effect.Canduela, V., Mongil, I., Carrascosa, M., Docio, S., and Cagigas, P.

Garlic: always good for the health?Caporaso, N., Smith, S. M., and Eng, R.

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M., and Viel, J. F. Garlic, onion and cereal fibre as protective factors for breast cancer: a French case-control study.Chauhan, N. B. and Sandoval, J. Amelioration of early cognitive deficits by aged garlic extract in Alzheimer's transgenic mice.Effect of aged garlic extract on APP processing and tau phosphorylation in Alzheimer's transgenic model Tg2576.Chu, Q., Lee, D.

T., Tsao, S. W., Wang, X., and Wong, Y.

C. S-allylcysteine, a water-soluble garlic derivative, suppresses the growth of a human androgen-independent prostate cancer xenograft, CWR22R, under in vivo conditions.Cohain, J.

S. Long-term symptomatic group B streptococcal vulvovaginitis: eight cases resolved with freshly cut garlic.Das, I., Khan, N.

S., and Sooranna, S. R.

Potent activation of nitric oxide synthase by garlic: a basis for its therapeutic applications.Das, I., Patel, S., and Sooranna, S. R. Effects of aspirin and garlic on cyclooxygenase-induced chemiluminescence in human term placenta.In vitro synergism of concentrated allium sativum extract and amphotericin B against cryptococcus neoformans.Davis, L.

E., Shen, J. K., and Cai, Y. Antifungal activity in human cerebrospinal fluid and plasma after intravenous administration of Allium sativum.Davis, S.

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Inhibition of Mycobacterium avium complex isolates from AIDS patients by garlic (Allium sativum).Dhawan, V. and Jain, S. Effect of garlic supplementation on oxidized low density lipoproteins and lipid peroxidation in patients of essential hypertension.Dillon, S. A., Lowe, G. M., Billington, D., and Rahman, K. Dietary supplementation with aged garlic extract reduces plasma and urine concentrations of 8-iso-prostaglandin F(2 alpha) in smoking and nonsmoking men and women.Dirsch VM, Kiemer AK, Wagner H, and et al.

Effect of allicin and ajoene, two compounds of garlic, on inducible nitric oxide synthase.Dirsch, V. M., Gerbes, A.

L., and Vollmar, A. M.

Ajoene, a compound of garlic, induces apoptosis in human promyeloleukemic cells, accompanied by generation of reactive oxygen species and activation of nuclear factor kappaB.Dixit, V. P.

and Joshi, S. Effects of chronic administration of garlic (Allium sativum Linn) on testicular function.Abbruzzese, M. R., Delaha, E. C., and Garagusi, V. F. Absence of antimycobacterial synergism between garlic extract and antituberculosis drugs.[Two cases of eosinophilic gastroenteritis whose causative allergens are usefully diagnosed by patch test].Adetumbi, M., Javor, G.

T., and Lau, B. H.

Allium sativum (garlic) inhibits lipid synthesis by Candida albicans.Ahmad, M. S., Pischetsrieder, M., and Ahmed, N.

Aged garlic extract and S-allyl cysteine prevent formation of advanced glycation endproducts.Ahmadi, N., Tsimikas, S., Hajsadeghi, F., Saeed, A., Nabavi, V., Bevinal, M. A., Kadakia, J., Flores, F., Ebrahimi, R., and Budoff, M.

J.Relation of oxidative biomarkers, vascular dysfunction, and progression of coronary artery calcium.Ali, M. and Thomson, M. Consumption of a garlic clove a day could be beneficial in preventing thrombosis.Ali, M. Mechanism by which garlic (Allium sativum) inhibits cyclooxygenase activity.Effect of raw versus boiled garlic extract on the synthesis of prostanoids.Ambati, S., Yang, J.

Y., Rayalam, S., Park, H. J., Della-Fera, M. A., and Baile, C.

A. Ajoene exerts potent effects in 3T3-L1 adipocytes by inhibiting adipogenesis and inducing apoptosis.Andrianova, I. V., Fomchenkov, I.

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[Hypotensive effect of long-acting garlic tablets allicor (a double-blind placebo-controlled trial)].A., Karabasova, IaA, Liutova, L. I., Povorinskaia, T.

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Garlic supplementation increases peripheral blood flow: a role for interleukin-6?Anthony, J. P., Fyfe, L., and Smith, H.

Plant active components - a resource for antiparasitic agents?Apitz-Castro, R., Escalante, J., Vargas, R., and Jain, M. K. Ajoene, the antiplatelet principle of garlic, synergistically potentiates the antiaggregatory action of prostacyclin, forskolin, indomethacin and dypiridamole on human platelets.Ashraf, M.

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Endothelium mediated vasorelaxant response of garlic in isolated rat aorta: role of nitric oxide.Ashraf, R., Aamir, K., Shaikh, A. R., and Ahmed, T. Effects of garlic on dyslipidemia in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.Augusti, K. T.

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Antiperoxide effect of S-allyl cysteine sulfoxide, an insulin secretagogue, in diabetic rats.Effects of garlic consumption on plasma and erythrocyte antioxidant parameters in elderly subjects.Ayala-Zavala, J. F., Gonzalez-Aguilar, G.

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M. and Douglas, C. W. Inhibitory effect of garlic extract on oral bacteria.Balasenthil, S., Ramachandran, C.

R., and Nagini, S. Prevention of 4-nitroquinoline 1-oxide-induced rat tongue carcinogenesis by garlic.Balasenthil, S., Rao, K. S., and Nagini, S. Altered cytokeratin expression during chemoprevention of experimental hamster buccal pouch carcinogenesis by garlic.Balasenthil, S., Rao, K. S., and Nagini, S. Retinoic acid receptor-beta mRNA expression during chemoprevention of hamster cheek pouch carcinogenesis by garlic.Baluchnejadmojarad, T.

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Garlic oil and Helicobacter pylori infection.Bahadoran P, Rokni FK, Fahami F. Investigating the therapeutic effect of vaginal cream containing garlic and thyme compared to clotrimazole cream for the treatment of mycotic vaginitis.Berthold HK, Sudhop T, von Bergmann K. Effect of a garlic oil preparation on serum lipoproteins and cholesterol metabolism.Garlic (Allium sativum L.): adverse effects and drug interactions in humans.Protective effect of chronic garlic intake on elastic properties of aorta in the elderly.Calvet X, Carod C, Gene E. Re: Peppers at treatment for Helicobacter pylori infection.Effect of cooking on garlic (Allium sativum l.) Antiplatelet activity and thiosulfinates content.Effects of garlic on lipid metabolism in rats fed cholesterol or lard.Chiavarini M, Minelli L, Fabiani R. Garlic consumption and colorectal cancer risk in man: a systematic review and meta-analysis.Choudhary PR, Jani RD, Sharma MS. Effect of raw crushed garlic (Allium sativum L.) on components of metabolic syndrome.The effect of fried versus raw garlic on fibrinolytic activity in man.Dehghani F, Merat A, Panjehshahin MR, Handjani F.

Healing effect of garlic extract on warts and corns.The effect of a garlic supplement on the pro-inflammatory adipocytokines, resistin and tumor necrosis factor-alpha, and on pain severity, in overweight or obese women with knee osteoarthritis.Desai G, Schelske-Santos M, Nazario CM, et al. Onion and garlic intake and breast cancer, a case-control study in Puerto Rico.Dev T, Bharti P, Patel U, Bhari N. Chronic paronychia and nail dystrophy: an atypical presentation of allergic contact dermatitis to garlic.Dhamija P, Malhotra S, Pandhi P.

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Efficacy of ajoene, an organosulphur derived from garlic, in the short-term therapy of tinea pedis.Ledezma E, Marcano K, Jorquera A. Efficacy of ajoene in the treatment of tinea pedis: A double-blind and comparative study with terbinafine.Contact dermatitis due to topical treatment with garlic in Hong Kong.Effects of a dried garlic preparation on fibrinolysis and platelet aggregation in healthy subjects.Effects of Helicobacter pylori treatment and vitamin and garlic supplementation on gastric cancer incidence and mortality: follow-up of a randomized intervention trial.Eight weeks of supplementation with a multi-ingredient weight loss product enhances body composition, reduces hip and waist girth, and increases energy levels in overweight men and women. .

Shaking the Salt Habit to Lower High Blood Pressure

Even cutting back by 1,000 mg a day can improve blood pressure and heart health.It’s important to understand just how much sodium is in salt so you can take measures to control your intake.Taking control of your sodium means checking labels and reducing preservatives.Natural foods with a higher-than-average sodium content, including cheese, seafood, olives and some legumes.From the grocery aisles to your dinner table, here are some tips for reducing the amount of sodium that finds its way into your body.Although it may take some time for your taste buds to adjust to a lower sodium diet, there are delicious options for very flavorful low-sodium meals.Once the adjustment to healthier dining is made, many people report they would not choose to go back to the highly processed, sodium-rich foods.Americans consume up to 75 percent of their sodium from processed foods like soups, tomato sauce, condiments and canned goods.Select unsalted nuts or seeds, dried beans, peas and lentils.Add fresh lemon juice instead of salt to season fish and vegetables.Fish, lamb, lean ground meats, stews, salads, soups, sauces, fish cocktails Bay leaves: Lean meats, stews, poultry, soups, tomatoes.Fish sauces, soups, tomatoes, cabbages, carrots, cauliflower, green beans, cucumbers, potatoes, salads, macaroni, lean beef, lamb, chicken, fish Garlic (not garlic salt): Lean meats, fish, soups, salads, vegetables, tomatoes, potatoes.Lean meats, fish, soups, salads, vegetables, tomatoes, potatoes Ginger: Chicken, fruits.Chicken, fruits Lemon juice: Lean meats, fish, poultry, salads, vegetables.Hot breads, apples, fruit salads, carrots, cauliflower, squash, potatoes, veal, lamb Mustard (dry): Lean meats, chicken, fish, salads, asparagus, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, sauces.Lean meats, chicken, fish, salads, asparagus, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, sauces Nutmeg: Fruits, potatoes, chicken, fish, lean meat loaf, toast, veal, pudding.Fruits, potatoes, chicken, fish, lean meat loaf, toast, veal, pudding Onion powder (not onion salt): Lean meats, stews, vegetables, salads, soups.Lean meats, fish, soups, salads, sauces, vegetables Peppermint extract: Puddings, fruits. .

Does Drinking Vinegar or Eating Garlic Help to Lower Your Blood

Generally, they will recommend an appropriate exercise program and a proper diet as the best ways to help maintain a healthy blood pressure.To learn more about the personalized care provided by our doctors using state-of-the-art equipment and technology, please visit our medical services section. .

How to Reduce Sodium

That can make it hard to control how much sodium you eat, because it’s added to your food before you buy it.Compare labels and choose the product with the lowest amount of sodium (per serving) you can find in your store.Compare labels and choose the product with the lowest amount of sodium (per serving) you can find in your store.Pick fresh and frozen poultry that hasn’t been injected with a sodium solution .For example, soy sauce, bottled salad dressings, dips, ketchup, jarred salsas, capers, mustard, pickles, olives and relish can be sky-high in sodium.For example, soy sauce, bottled salad dressings, dips, ketchup, jarred salsas, capers, mustard, pickles, olives and relish can be sky-high in sodium.When they’re added to a casserole, soup or other mixed dish, there are so many other ingredients involved that you won’t miss the salt.When they’re added to a casserole, soup or other mixed dish, there are so many other ingredients involved that you won’t miss the salt.Look for products with the American Heart Association’s Heart-Check mark to find foods that can be part of an overall healthy dietary pattern.You can eat foods with varying amounts of sodium and still achieve a balanced and heart-healthy diet.Use onions, garlic, herbs, spices, citrus juices and vinegars in place of some or all of the salt to add flavor.onions, garlic, herbs, spices, citrus juices and vinegars in place of some or all of the salt to add flavor.Cook by grilling, braising, roasting, searing and sautéing to bring out natural flavors.by grilling, braising, roasting, searing and sautéing to bring out natural flavors.Incorporate foods with potassium like sweet potatoes, potatoes, greens, tomatoes and lower-sodium tomato sauce, white beans, kidney beans, nonfat yogurt, oranges, bananas and cantaloupe.Chain restaurants with 20 or more locations must provide nutrition information, including sodium content, to customers upon request.Studies show that when people follow a lower-sodium diet, they start to prefer it, and that the foods they used to enjoy taste too salty. .

Health Effects of Garlic

A more recent meta-analysis10 of placebo-controlled trials using standardized dried garlic powder showed significant reductions in total cholesterol levels (19.2 mg per dL [0.50 mmol per L]), low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels (6.7 mg per dL [0.20 mmol per L]) and triglyceride levels (21.1 mg per dL [0.24 mmol per L]) at eight to 12 weeks; these reductions were not sustained at six months of treatment. .

Three reasons a heart loves garlic

Garlic is an excellent source of antioxidants, which can help fight infection and cell damage.Our bodies need antioxidants to help prevent or slow cell damage caused by unstable molecules called "free radicals.".Free radicals can be naturally occurring in the body or can come from external sources such as radiation exposure, smoking, air pollution or chemicals.Too many free radicals can lead to oxidation stress, a condition linked to chronic illnesses, including heart disease.Garlic is an excellent source of antioxidants, including selenium, vitamin C and quercetin (a phytochemical found in plants with anti-inflammatory capabilities).If left untreated, high blood pressure can cause the walls of your arteries to become overstretched.A 2019 study published in Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine showed that garlic supplements helped lower blood pressure.Researchers determined that this change in blood pressure reduced the risk of cardiovascular disease by 16-40%.The results came from an analysis of 12 studies involving 553 people diagnosed with high blood pressure.Another study published in 2016 showed that aged garlic extract supplements helped lower blood pressure and improved overall cholesterol levels.Some research has also shown that aged garlic extract can help reduce the amount of "soft plaque" in the arteries.One small study, which involved 55 patients ages 40-75, tracked how the garlic supplement worked for a year.A 2016 study published in the International Journal of Preventive Medicine concluded that a garlic-lemon juice mixture may benefit cholesterol.The small study, which involved 112 people ages 30-60, showed that garlic and lemon juice (taken together) helped decrease total cholesterol and lower blood pressure.Research suggests eating fresh garlic may help reduce the risk of colorectal cancer.While all members of the onion family have some form of this antimicrobial, garlic has the highest amount.However, a 2018 study showed that garlic essential oil might help fight Lyme disease bacteria.It may also help reduce overall symptoms and shorten your bout with the coughs and runny noses associated with colds. .

Does Garlic Lower Blood Pressure

If garlic had been created in a test tube, it would most certainly be a very high-priced prescription drug, especially for high blood pressure symptoms.Today, we are just now discovering what many ancient civilizations, including the Romans, Greeks, and Egyptians, already knew: Garlic boosts strength and prevents disease.It boosts immunity due to its antioxidant properties, and research has shown it prevents both cancer and cardiovascular disease.A study conducted by researchers from the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences investigated the effects of time-released garlic powder tablets on men with mild to moderate high blood pressure.The research showed that taking a 600 mg time-released garlic tablet decreased blood pressure levels.Pharmaceutical drugs called ACE inhibitors work by blocking the formation of this enzyme, but they have multiple side effects.This chemical, in combination with the high allicin content, gives garlic its ability to dilate arteries, thereby lowering blood pressure.High blood pressure is a condition that is preventable and easily managed with a balanced diet and an active lifestyle. .

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