Garlic blood pressure benefit

It’s been said to ward off vampires and now researchers believe garlic could lower blood pressure where medicine has failed.

A study published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition has suggested that a daily dose of two pills of high-potency aged garlic extract could lower blood pressure. The study of 79 Adelaide-based patients was carried out by Dr Karin Reid and found that garlic was able to reduce blood pressure in medication-resistant patients.

Of those who participated in the research, undertaken by the University of Adelaide, about a quarter reported side effects such as bloating, flatulence or a noticeable garlic taste.

Read more at www.nature.com.

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