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Garlic (Allium sativum) is an edible plant belonging to the species Allium. It has a long history of being used both for food and medicine.
Uses[edit | edit source]
- Antifungal agent
- Antibacterial agent
- Treatment of Candida
Garlic avoidance[edit | edit source]
- Garlic lowers blood pressure so should be avoided by people with hypotension.
- Some people with ME/CFS are sensitive to garlic (both raw and cooked).
- Garlic can worsen reflux/heartburn.
Costs and availability[edit | edit source]
Garlic can be taken as a liquid, capsule, or fresh. It is widely available at very low cost.