A species of bulbous flowering plant in the genus Allium is garlic (Allium sativum). The onion, shallot, leek, chive, Welsh onion, and Chinese onion are among its close relatives. It is a common seasoning used all over the world and is native to Central Asia and north-eastern Iran.
Allicin, which is found in garlic and may protect against cancer and heart disease, can help the immune system work better.
People with type 2 diabetes may benefit from garlic's ability to stabilize blood sugar levels, lower fasting blood sugar levels, and improve blood sugar control.
potential negative effects
Garlic consumption may cause heartburn in people with gastroesophageal reflux disease, so they should speak with medical professionals about this.
Garlic may interact with blood thinners, so people who are thinking about increasing their intake of it should seek advice first.
When taken as a supplement, 3600 mg of garlic extract should be taken each day. Consuming 1-2 garlic cloves per day can aid in the body's proper functioning.
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