Garlic Extract

Does garlic extract work?

Overall Effectiveness Rating for Garlic Extract

The overall effectiveness rating for garlic extract is 2.1 out of 3. This rating means there is some evidence that using garlic extract may lead to positive results. This rating also means that some evidence does not back up all claims. Below you can find individual ratings for specific claims.

Overall Confidence Rating for Garlic Extract

There are 9 studies in the database on garlic extract; the confidence rating is 51. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating. Note, this rating is for garlic extract as a whole. There are also individual ratings for the claims below.

Products Containing Garlic Extract

There are 1 products in the database containing Garlic Extract. Follow the link to see the full list.

Individual Claims

The overall ratings above do no necessarily reflect each claim about garlic extract. Individual claims can have higher or lower ratings. For example, some supplements may have a lot of backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on claims below for more information.

Immune Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
improve immune function
reduce frequency of the common cold
reduce duration of the common cold
reduce severity of the common cold

Cardiovascular Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
lower blood pressure
lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels
increase HDL (good) cholesterol levels
lower total cholesterol levels
lower triglyceride levels

General Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
improve insulin sensitivity

Digestive Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
improve digestive health