Garlic has been renowned for centuries as a healing food. Now current scientific and clinical research is showing garlic to be an effective preventive against cardiovascular disease, cancer, and bacterial and fungal infections. Stephen Fulder and John Blackwood investigate the latest research on garlic, explaining how it works and how to get the most benefit from it. They discuss garlic preparations and dosages, and evaluate the products currently on the market. Detailing the history and lore of garlic from its earliest known use in ancient Egypt to its modern revival, "Garlic "is the complete guide to this remarkable natural medicine.
Updated edition of the bestseller.
In twelve chapters, the authors present the case for garlic's place in health care, with interesting historical background material, notes on preparations and uses of garlic, and a reference list divided into categories of research topics such as chemistry and infections. With the increased interest in garlic, consumers and sellers of herb products will find this a useful and informative primer.
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 1st January 2000
Publisher: Inner Traditions Bear and Company
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.7 x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.15
Edition Type: New edition