The health effects of garlic (Allium Sativum) have been known since ancient times, becoming known as "divine" by the Egyptians and highly appreciated by the Greeks not only for its culinary uses, but also for their effect on our health. It is also known that the medieval monks chewed garlic to protect against plague and during the two world wars of the twentieth century, before the shortage of antibiotics; it was used to avoid war wounds becoming infected.
It has been traditionally used to lower blood pressure and in arteriosclerosis problems, such as antibiotic and antifungal. It contributes excess benefits on cholesterol and triglycerides.
It is known by all and feared by some, the characteristic odor when eaten is due to high content of an antioxidant-rich in sulfur, such as Alliin. This is partly responsible for its beneficial effect on the body. One of the advantages of consuming it in capsule form is that we avoid the smell without compromising their beneficial properties.
Its main components are water, carbohydrates (24.3%) and fiber (1.2%). To a lesser extent, containing proteins (5.3%), fat (0.23%) and minerals like zinc (1.1 mg/100 g), phosphorus (134 mg), calcium (17.8 mg) and iron ( 1.2 mg), and some vitamins, most notably vitamin C (14 mg) and decreased amount of B1 (0.16 mg) and B2 (0.02 mg) and signs of vitamin A.
How to use
1garlic capsule daily without chewing before meals.
Bottle with 60 capsules of 1000 mg.
It does not replace a varied and healthy diet.
It is not a medicine or replacing your regular medical treatment.
Consult your doctor if you take blood thinners or have hyperacidity and gastritis.