|The cultivated garlic species we know today evolved from one of the wild Allium species occurring somewhere between central Asia and the eastern Mediterranean. It has been used for millennia as food and medicine, including for lowering blood pressure and cholesterol, atherosclerosis, and for its antimicrobial action.
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Additional ABC Garlic Resources
Garlic Monograph from The Complete German Commission E Monographs
Garlic Monograph from Herbal Medicine: Expanded Commission E Monographs.
Garlic Monograph from The ABC Clinical Guide to Herbs.
Meta-analysis of Garlic Supplementation for Type 2 Diabetes Management. HC# 121762-595, June 30, 2018
Meta-analysis Shows Garlic Supplements Effective in Lowering Blood Pressure in Patients with Hypertension, Stimulating the Immune System, and Reducing Serum Cholesterol. HC# 081724-588, March 15, 2018
Adjunct Garlic Improves Vascular Function in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease after Angioplasty. HC# 071764-585, January 31, 2018
Garlic Supplementation Effective in Patients Susceptible to Nosocomial Infections in Hospital Intensive Care Units. HC# 071733-584, January 15, 2018
The Effects of Garlic Supplementation on Blood Pressure in Patients with Severe Coronary Artery Disease. HC# 041744-582, November 15, 2017
Review of Meta-analyses of Clinical Trials of Garlic Emphasizes Evidence for Reductions of Blood Pressure and Total Cholesterol. HC# 021746-574, August 15, 2017
Study Finds Garlic Lowers Blood Pressure in Patients with Essential Hypertension. HC# 111323-492, March 14, 2014
Meta-analysis of the Effect of Garlic on Serum Lipid Levels. HC# 061365-485, November 27, 2013