Garlic Oil Soft Gels are made out of garlic, a relative of the onion, native to Central Asia and northeastern Iran, and is a very well-known food (herb/vegetable). Our Garlic Oil Soft Gels are available in 500mg!
Garlic, when eaten in food, has very little – if any – health benefits or side effects (except maybe stinky breath and watery eyes), however, when used medically, garlic has a variety of health benefits and may produce both negative and positive side effects! Garlic Oil can be used as an aid in treating hypertension (high blood pressure), coronary artery disease (hardened arteries), stomach cancer, colon cancer, rectal cancer, and in preventing tick bites. Not proven with scientific research, some people have used garlic to prevent the common cold and improving urination issues cause by enlarged prostates.
It is not certain whether Garlic Oil Soft Gels are effective in treating these conditions however a vast majority of people do use garlic as a herbal supplement and believe it has medical benefits.
If you are considering using Garlic Oil Soft Gels, seek the advice of your doctor or a practitioner before proceeding.
Read all the directions and warning on the label of the bottle. Do not use more of this product than directed on the label or by your health care professionals.
Avoid using different forms of garlic at the same time (e.g. cloves of garlic for skin use while also taking garlic supplements) without medical advice form a professional beforehand.
Do not crush, chew, or breaking the gel tab. The tab has special coating to protect your stomach.
Store this product at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light, or as directed on the package.
Do not use Garlic Oil Soft Gels if you are allergic to garlic.
Before using Garlic Oil Soft Gels, ensure to tell your doctor about medical conditions such as stomach ulcers, problems with digestion, or a bleeding or blood clot disorder.
It is not known if using garlic as a medication will harm an unborn baby; talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits. Garlic may pass into breast milk and has potential to harm a baby; avoid breast feeding until you have spoke with your doctor.
It is recommended you use non hormonal birth controls while using a garlic supplement as garlic can make birth control pills less effective.
Garlic taken in large doses can be harmful to children and should not be given to a child unless directed to by a doctor.
Common side effects of Garlic Oil Soft Gels may include:
unpleasant breath or body odor; heartburn, burning in your mouth or throat; nausea, vomiting, gas or diarrhea.
The above side effects should not alarm you.
Serious side effects of Garlic Oil Soft Gels may include:
redness, swelling, or blistering (when applied to the skin); or easy bruising or bleeding (nosebleeds, bleeding gums).
If you have any of the above side effects, contact your doctor right away.
What are soft gels?
A soft gel is a oral dosage form similar to the form of capsules. The outer part is gelatin based and inside consists of the liquid medicine.
How much can garlic lower my high blood pressure?
Various studies have shown that using garlic as a medication can drop your blood pressure by (an average of) 4.6mmHg. In these studies, those with higher blood pressure had more of a reduction.
Can garlic be harmful?
If you take anything in large doses, it can become dangerous. Garlic, when taken in high doses, has potential to harm your liver. Lower doses of garlic are safer to use medically.
I am taking fish oil supplements, are they safe to take with garlic supplements?
There have been no known interactions between fish oil supplements and garlic oil supplements, however this does not necessarily mean none exists. Take them at different times of the day and contact your doctor if you notice any unusual side effects.