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Garlic has been used for thousands of years as an herbal remedy. The antibiotic action of garlic is very similar to penicillin. Garlic cleanses cholesterol from the blood stream. It stimulates the digestive tract and in combination with cayenne it lowers the blood pressure.

Garlic is useful in preventing damage to DNA and neutralizes carcinogens, and has been shown useful in the treatment of colon, stomach, prostate, breast, liver, brain, lung, and esophagus cancers. It reduces tumor growth as well as reducing side effects from cancer treatment and protects the liver from damage, and it is also helpful with the cellular damage from radiation treatment. Due to its anti-inflammatory properties garlic is also used to treat asthma. Given to pets it repels parasites.

Externally it is used as a poultice for bronchitis.


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