- What other names is Bear's Garlic known by?
- What is Bear's Garlic?
- How does Bear's Garlic work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Bear's Garlic.
People take bear's garlic for indigestion, intestinal gas, high blood pressure, and "hardening of the arteries" (arteriosclerosis).
Some people apply bear's garlic directly to the skin for ongoing rashes.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Intestinal gas.
- High blood pressure.
- "Hardening of the arteries" (arteriosclerosis).
- Skin rashes, when applied to the skin.
- Other conditions.
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Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of bear's garlic during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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Last Editorial Review: 3/29/2011