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Garlic

Main Ingredients:   Garlic (AKA: Allium Sativum L.)

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6.5  Effectiveness
1.9  Side Effects
5.4  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 1 Garlic side effect and 2 Garlic benefits.

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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Garlic, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 0% 0% 95.7% 4.3% 0%
Balance/Equilibrium 4.3% 4.3% 91.3% 0% 0%
Blood Pressure 8.7% 8.7% 69.6% 13% 0%
Breathing 0% 0% 91.3% 8.7% 0%
Confidence 4.3% 4.3% 91.3% 0% 0%
Coordination/Motor Skills 0% 8.7% 91.3% 0% 0%
Digestion 0% 4.3% 82.6% 13% 0%
Emotional Well-being 0% 8.7% 91.3% 0% 0%
Energy 8.7% 0% 78.3% 4.3% 8.7%
Eyesight 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Memory 0% 0% 95.7% 4.3% 0%
Mental Clarity 0% 8.7% 87% 4.3% 0%
Pain 0% 0% 82.6% 17.4% 0%
Patience 0% 0% 95.7% 4.3% 0%
Sexual Health 4.3% 4.3% 91.3% 0% 0%
Skin Complexion 0% 0% 82.6% 17.4% 0%
Sleep 0% 8.7% 87% 4.3% 0%
Stress Level 0% 8.7% 82.6% 8.7% 0%
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Commonly Reported Garlic Side Effects
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Diarrhea 93.8% 6.2% 0% 0% 0%
Nausea 91.3% 8.7% 0% 0% 0%
Vomiting 92.9% 7.1% 0% 0% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Garlic Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Abnormal / Vivid Dreams 50% 50% 0% 0% 0%
Decrease in Blood Pressure 50% 50% 0% 0% 0%
Elevated Blood Sugar 85.7% 14.3% 0% 0% 0%
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Episodes since taking Garlic
Since taking Garlic Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Auto Accident 3.6%
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User Comments about Garlic
26 Sep 2010 Garlic is good- really a miracle food if you use it correctly.
   —Posted by Gbreath
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03 Aug 2010 I am taking this because someone told me it is good for me. I feel a little better but not dramatically.
   —Posted by Anonymous
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03 Aug 2010 I began taking this for the numerous health benefits I've been hearing about. I haven't been taking it long enough to notice much change, but I am particularly interested in seeing if it really helps with hair loss.
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16 Jul 2010 Good for you, but raises my BP.
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08 Jul 2010 I like the taste and the antibacterial effects of garlic, but the way it raises my blood pressure is unbelievable!
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