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IN Health & Fitness ON 15 Dec, 2015
Garlic is a herb. It is best known flavoring for food. But over the years, garlic has been used as a medicine to prevent or treat a broad range of diseases and conditions. The fresh clove or supplements made from the clove are used for medicine. Some people apply garlic oil to their skin to treat fungal infections, warts, and corns.
But, you never know that using garlic for the people who have liver problems, eye infections can cause severe problems. Enticing is the list of the people.
Some elements in garlic may cause stimulation on the stomach and intestines which may inhibit the secretion of digestive juice in intestinal tract and affect the digestion of food. Thereby aggravating many symptoms for the hepatitis patients, such as nausea.
If diarrhea has occurred, consumption of garlic should be helpful. If patients with diarrhea consume raw garlic, the spicy flavor of the garlic may stimulate the intestines which may cause intestinal mucosal hyperemia and edema aggravation, and make the condition even worse.
Patients who will undergo a surgery should stop taking garlic atleast two weeks before a scheduled surgery.
There is not a reliable information about the safety of using garlic on the skin if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Hence, garlic is possibly unsafe when used in medicinal amounts during pregnancy and when breast feeding.
It can lower blood pressure. In theory, taking garlic might make blood pressure too low in people with low blood pressure.
People with eye disease should not eat garlic, especially those with ill health. Doctors of traditional Chinese medicines believe that regular intake of garlic in large quantities for longer period of time would damage the eyes and the liver but also it may trigger