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Categories: Immune System

Symptoms: Poor Digestion, Infection, Circulation, Cardiovascular Disease, High Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure, Respiratory Problems, Bronchitis, Asthma, Colds/Flu, Kidney Problems, Urinary Tract, Ear Ache, Skin Problems

For thousands of years, garlic has been one of the most popular medicinal herbs, in spite of the legendary myth that garlic will ward off vampires. Garlic is considered to be nature's very own antibiotic. Unlike most antibiotics, garlic will not deplete the body of flora, and is considered to be the cure-all herb because of its effectiveness on the entire body.

Popularly used as a digestive aid , garlic increases bile production while enhancing digestion and reducing stomach gases. For those who like to steer clear from garlic's odor, Hi-Potency Garlic capsules have a special chlorophyll coating to eliminate any unpleasant odor and taste.

Rich in potassium, zinc, selenium, vitamin A and Vitamin C, garlic is commonly used to fight infection, increase circulation and help prevent cardiovascular disease.

Garlic has been known to detoxify the body by cleansing the kidneys and increasing urine flow. Furthermore, garlic's healing properties make it an ideal agent for fighting colds and flus, bacteria, and fungi.

Garlic has also been used for lowering cholesterol, reducing high blood pressure, and treating respiratory problems such as bronchitis and asthma.

Garlic oil may be used internally and externally to relieve ear aches and heal minor skin problems and irritations.

Nature's Sunshine: take one capsule with a meal twice a day; Hi-Potency Garlic, take one tablet with a meal one or two times a day, Children may take 1/2 tables with meals once or twice a day; Garlic Oil, take one capsule with meals three times a day. Herbal Mountain: take one to tow soft gelatin capsules daily with a meal.

Nature's Sunshine Garlic provides 550mg per Garlic capsule; Hi-Potency and Garlic Oil are both equal to 1,200mg of fresh garlic. Herbal Mountain's Garlic Perles provide 500mg per Garlic soft gel.

Garlic is also available in these combination packages:

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