Garlic is a plant that can be taken as a supplement. The active ingredient in Garlic that can give health benefits is called allicin. It can help lower the level of bad cholesterol (LDL) and has antiplatelet effects. It hence can be used as a supplement if you have high cholesterol or high blood pressure. There are also claims saying that Garlic might help prevent common colds and cancers. Still, there is limited scientific evidence to support these claims.
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