A BRIEF, YET PRETTY AMAZING HISTORY OF GARLIC

Taken from “Extracts from the history and medical properties of garlic” which was published in the Journal of Pharmacognosy Reviews in 2010. Garlic (Allium sativum L. Fam. Liliaceae) is a widely distributed plant. Nowadays, it is cultivated all over the world. In our region, it is the most important preventive remedy, a universal folk spice…

JAPANESE CANCER RESEARCH INSTITUTE FINDS VITAMIN C WORKS GREAT FOR HYPERTENSION

Taken from “Potential benefits of garlic and other dietary supplements for the management of hypertension” which was published on Dec 27th 2019 in the Journal of EXPERIMENTAL AND THERAPEUTIC MEDICINE. Researchers have investigated the potential effects of vitamin C supplementation in the management of hypertension. The blood pressure-lowering effect of vitamin C was previously observed…

JAPANESE CANCER RESEARCH INSTITUTE FINDS GARLIC WORKS GREAT FOR HYPERTENSION

Taken from “Potential benefits of garlic and other dietary supplements for the management of hypertension” which was published on Dec 27th 2019 in the Journal of EXPERIMENTAL AND THERAPEUTIC MEDICINE. Garlic (Allium sativum) has been used globally since ancient times for its diverse effects, and in particular for its cardioprotective properties, including its blood pressure-lowering…

GARLIC POWDER FOUND TO HAVE SAME AMOUNT OF ALLICIN THAN FRESH CRUSHED GARLIC

If you haven’t already heard, garlic is taking the medical world by storm, as it’s applications for health and chronic disease are second to none. Garlic has been found to be antibacterial, antiviral, lower blood pressure, improve cholesterol… the list is pretty extensive. It works by using something called allicin, which has been found to…

CHINA SUPPLIES 80% OF THE WORLDS GARLIC AND THIS NEEDS TO CHANGE

Garlic production in China is significant to the worldwide garlic industry, as China provides 80% of the total world production[1] and is the leading exporter.[2] Following China, other significant garlic producers include India (5% of world production) and Bangladesh (1%).[1] As of 2016, China produced 21 million tonnes annually.[1] Garlic in China is mentioned in…

ARCHIVE|Journal retracts paper claiming neurological damage from HPV vaccine

Scientific Reports this morning retracted a controversial paper claiming to show that mice given a human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine showed signs of neurological damage. The paper was assailed by critics as being “pseudoscience” that could have “devastating” health consequences by undermining public confidence in a vaccine given to girls to prevent cervical cancer.