- as Cardiovescular Health | - as Lower Triglyceriod
The most important chemical constituents found in the garlic bulb are the sulphur compounds, predominantly Alliin. Antihyperlipidemic: Garlic lowers cholesterol, plasma lipids, cholesterol biosynthesis and atherogenesis. Allicin lowers serum and total lipids levels in the liver, phospholipids, triglycerides and total cholesterol. Antihypertensive: Garlic helps in vasodilation and is helpful in reducing blood pressure. Antithrombotic: Garlic increases serum fibrinolytic activity and inhibits platelet aggregation. This makes it an excellent choice in conditions like coronary atherosclerosis, ischemic heart disease, peripheral vascular disease and other vascular diseases.