Origin: Derived from the bulbs of the garlic (Allium sativum) plant
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Overview: Garlic is a spice that has been used as a seasoning and as traditional medicine for thousands of years. It is used for many conditions related to the heart and blood system. Some of these conditions include high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease, heart attack, hardening of the arteries. Garlic has also been used in treatments of fever, coughs, headache, stomach ache, sinus congestion, gout, rheumatism, hemorrhoids, asthma, bronchitis, shortness of breath, low blood pressure, low blood sugar, and high blood sugar.
Common Dosage: The recommended dosage for Garlic is 600 mg to 1200 mg divided up three times daily in healthy individuals.