Category Archives: Garlic

The Post-Antibiotic Era: Probiotics and Predatory Bacteria

It is undeniable that the advent of antibiotics saved a large number of lives of people who would otherwise have died of bacterial infection. Penicillin was the first widely available antibiotic, but since this time a large number of antibiotics … Continue reading

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Shallots and Garlic As A Treatment for Mood Disorders

Anxiety and depression are debilitating mental disorders that affect a great number of individuals. Because of the widespread prevalence of mood disorders many choose to use herbal treatments or foods to help treat their disorder. This strategy makes sense because … Continue reading

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Allium Vegetables Treat Anxietry and Depression

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Garlic, Onions and Shallots for Mental Health?

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The Anticancer Effects of Garlic

A number of vegetables have been shown to affect immunity and detoxification, and these effects may give them particular anticancer effects. The anticancer effects of certain vegetables relates to the phytochemicals contained within the tissues of the plant, many of … Continue reading

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The Glycaemic Effects of Garlic

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Allium Vegetables, Fructose, Insulin Resistance and Rats

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Garlic Lowers Blood Glucose Levels

Diabetes, cardiovascular disease and obesity are a group of closely related disease that likely share a common aetiology. Improving glycaemic control is paramount in treating or preventing these diseases, as it is the aberrations to the blood sugar regulatory mechanisms, … Continue reading

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Garlic and Shallots Reverse Insulin Resistance

Herbs are the traditional treatment for many diseases. In many cases, the historical and contemporary writings of herbalists have been verified by peer review science. Of the herbs that have shown beneficial effect on human health, the allium family of … Continue reading

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Garlic Lowers Cholesterol Levels: More Evidence

Garlic (Allium sativum) is perennial herb that belongs to the same groups as onions, shallots, chives and leeks. Garlic is thought to have originated from India and central Asia, and was probably introduced to Britain by the Romans. Garlic produces … Continue reading

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