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Allium sativum (Garlic)

Allium sativum, more commonly known as garlic, is a perennial herb, having a long history of use as an anti-microbial agent to prevent and treat a variety of infections. 1

What are the proposed benefits?

Pre-clinical evidence suggests anti-bacterial activity against Escherichia coli infection by decreasing adhesion in urinary epithelial cells and swimming motility as well as disrupting biofilm formation and dispersal. 1, 2

1. Yang et al 2016, Int. J. Mol. Sci., 17, 979
2. Gambogou et al 2018 Int. J. Adv. Multidiscip. Res. (2018). 5(7): 23-33.