Garlic (da suan)

Nature: Warm, pungent, attributive to stomach and large intestine.


Garlic / Alliuim Sativum

(da suan) 大蒜


 

Nature: Warm, pungent, attributive to stomach and large intestine.

 

Characteristics: The round bulbs that grow in clusters. It is a general herb that has long been used as food and medicine for protecting people from all sorts of parasites, microbes, toxins and other noxious elements contained in food and water. It effectively lowers cholesterol, inhibits the tendency of blood clots therefore helping to prevent stroke and heart attack.

 

Therapeutic effects: Antibacterial; antifungal; antiseptic; antiviral; stomachic; tonic; eliminate accumulated mucus and phlegm; digestive especially for meat; increase gastric, intestinal and bronchial secretions; inhibit tumor growth; anti-inflammatory; protective against heart disease; lower blood pressure; expel internal cold and dampness.