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Any opinions on the "allicin" in garlic working as an alternative to antibiotics? Products like allimax, etc.

Dr. Tony Ho Dr. Ho
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Any opinions on the "allicin" in garlic working as an alternative to antibiotics? Products like allimax, etc.

Chance: If you had a severe infection, would you want something that had been studied to make sure it treats the infection, or something with vague claims and no solid scientific data in humans? ...Read more

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What foods contain allicin?

Garlic : Garlic contains allicin which has antiinfective properties. ...Read more

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Is garlic good for you?

Is garlic good for you?

Eat 2 Beat CA, Pt.7: GARLIC & ONIONS: The compounds that give garlic & onions their strong flavor appear to stave off cancer by neutralizing carcinogenic substances & speeding the repair of damaged DNA. Like may cancer-fighting foods, garlic seems especially effective against digestive tract cancer, including those of the esophagus & colon. (Ref: AARP, 5/2014) ...Read more

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My question is is 4000 milligrams of garlic too much?

My question is is 4000 milligrams of garlic too much?

no: 4000 miligrams is equivalent 4 grams or the weight of a garlic clove. It should not be too much if you like how it tastes. ...Read more

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How to use garlic on boils?

How to use garlic on boils?

Moxibustion: In traditional chinese medicine, a garlic poultice can be used in combination with moxibustion to treat a boil. ...Read more

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Is garlic good for thyroid?

Is garlic good for thyroid?

Too much Garlic : May interfere with iodine metabolism.Best wishes! http://www.Herbalsafety.Utep.Edu/facts.Asp?Id=8. ...Read more

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Does garlic help control hbp?

Does garlic help control hbp?

High blood pressure: Garlic along with a healthy diet, regular exercise, controlling weight, not smoking, keeping alcohol moderate, controlling stress can help control high blood pressure. ...Read more

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Does garlic make hair thicker ?

Does garlic make hair thicker ?

No: I'm sorry someone told you something this foolish. Garlic is an interesting plant with some very interesting molecules, but don't expect it to change your basic hair biology. I've seen the same websites you have and they're obvious fiction -- even the mechanisms of "hair loss" they cite are science fantasy. ...Read more

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Burning from garlic on hemriods?

Don't Think so.: Garlic should not cause burning of your hemorrhoids, if that was the case we would not have asian cuisine being so popular. ...Read more

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