Monday, November 4, 2013

Reasons to Take Garlic Supplements


Eating raw garlic cloves can be a mouth burning adventure, especially for people who are use to eating bland foods. Eating raw garlic can also cause burping, bad breath, and a bad body odor. For these and other reasons, people turn to taking garlic supplements.

Types of Garlic Supplements

Odorless garlic supplements - These pills give you all the benefits of garlic without the powerful odor. Odorless supplements should not cause any bad body odors.

Garlic oil soft gels - Taking garlic oil in a soft gel eliminates the need to chew a garlic clove, but it also has the garlic smell.

Allicin tabs - Allicin is extracted from garlic. These tablets are generally odorless and provide users with a main nutrient in garlic.

Why Take Garlic Pills


  1. To avoid having to eat raw garlic. Eating garlic is healthy. Taking supplements helps you make garlic a part of your everyday life.
  2. As a diuretic, to help increase the flow of urine.
  3. Expectorant. It helps clear out mucus from the throat and lungs.
  4. To protect yourself against colds.
  5. To help fight off bronchial infections.
  6. To help lower blood pressure.
  7. Reduce cholesterol.
  8. Gives you protection against heart disease.
  9. Many believe that garlic helps fight cancer.
  10. A natural antibiotic.
References:

The Complete Book of Natural and Medicinal Cures by The Editors of Prevention Magazine Health Books.
Modern Encyclopedia of Herbs by Joseph M. Kadans, N.D., Ph.D.

Also check out the 10 reasons why I use coconut oil.

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