Garlic oil shows promise to cure heart disease linked to diabetes

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Garlic has been in use for centuries all over the world. Apart from adding flavor to food, garlic is highly beneficial for health.  For instance, my mother use to eat one clove of garlic to alleviate her gastric problems.  Garlic promotes the well-being of the heart and immune systems due to its antioxidant properties and helps maintain healthy blood circulation. A recent study reveals that garlic oil can prevent cardiac myopathy, which is a leading cause of death amongst diabetics. 

Researchers noted that people with diabetes have at least twice the risk of death from heart disease as others, with heart disease accounting for 80% of all diabetes-related deaths. 

About the study
The study was conducted by Wei-Wen Kuo and colleagues in Taiwan. The scientists fed either garlic oil or corn oilto laboratory rats with diabetes. Animals that given garlic oil experienced beneficial changes associated with protection against heart damage. The results revealed that: 

  • The garlic oil rich diet reduced the cardiovascular complications in the rats compared to the ones who had been given corn oil.
  • Garlic oil rich diet reported to reverse the effects of diabetes on cardiac output and the heart’s pumping capacity, which was dependent amount of given dose.
  • Overall, diabetes related cardiac dysfunctions in the rats were dose-dependently relieved with garlic oil. 



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Researchers told that the changes were associated with the potent antioxidant properties of garlic oil. They found more than 20 substances in garlic oil that would be beneficial for cardiac health.  

The study, published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 

Today garlic is a widely recognized health enhancing supplement and being used as an alternative treatment to prevent various diseases. New researches open further avenues of the beneficial effects of garlic and I believe people will certainly be taking advantages of such home remedies that exhibit condition specific health benefits with no side effects. 

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6 Responses

  1. AnnaMarie says:


    Diabetes and Obesity is a direct result of food chemicals. The drug makers make 50 billions$$$ yearly of this disease! The FDA allows the drug makers chemicals in the food to do this and this has been scientifically proven.

    Diabetes drugs are criminal and destroy the heart muscle and still bring in 40 billion a year to the drug makers without a cure

    A filmmaker has been reversing diabetes in now 10 countries worldwide WITHOUT medications and the drug companies do not promote this

    just google SPIRIT HAPPY DIET

  2. ivolga says:


    Garlic very useful, especially with honey and lemon crusts! I do Garlick oil in my hous!

  3. Knorr Soups says:


    Garlic is a versatile herb, and has been used in traditional Indian cooking for a great many years now. It has excellent anti-oxidant properties, and is useful in bringing down gastric irritation and the like easily. New studies have shown that garlic or garlic oil can even cure the heart diseases related to diabetes rampant in India and amongst Indians today. Studies show that our sedentary lifestyle is the main cause for the rampant spread of such lifestyle related diseases, and statistics show that India is soon going to be the diabetes and CVD capital of the world. Eating healthy is the only sure fire to staying healthy, and we all must take a vow to follow healthy eating habits, starting today. For some expert tips on healthy eating habits check out our blog at http://knorratseven.blogspot.com/

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