Effect Of Garlic (Allium Sativum) Oil On Exercise Tolerance In Patients With Coronary Artery Disease

Effect Increase
Trial Design Cohort
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 30
Gender Male
Age Range 45-64
Notes for this study:
In persons with coronary artery disease (CAD), supplementation of garlic oil equivalent to 1g of raw garlic daily for six weeks is able to improve physical performance on a treadmill test associated with reduced peak heart rate; there was no influence on resting blood pressure (subjects were not hypertensive) nor on resting heart rate.

Subjects were on stable drug therapy including aspirin and no adverse effects were noted.