Other studies have shown that administration of garlic essential oil equals 1 gram of fresh garlic/kgBB/day are provided with high-cholesterol diet, will lower cholesterol levels, serum triglyceride levels. VLDL, LDL and increase white HDL.Bawang been used as herbal medicine in medicine for thousands of years ago.
Since the number of components contained in garlic cause the preparation and extraction methods (old and extraction methods and the type of solvent) plays an important role for bioactive components of garlic. Solvent (solvent) is often used is ethanol, methanol, acetone, and water or a combination. Bioactive components found in garlic works in synergy with each other to cause health effects.
Among several bioactive components found in garlic, sulfide compounds are numerous compounds. These compounds included in dialil sulfide or oxidized form called alisin. Same as other phenolic compounds, physiological function alisin has a very broad, including the antioxidant, anticancer, antitrombotik, inflammatory, decrease blood pressure, and can lower blood cholesterol. Epidemiological data also show that there is correlation between garlic consumption with a reduction in cardiovascular disease, such as atherosclerosis (fat accumulation), coronary heart disease, and hypertension.
In the year 2700 1900 BC garlic has been used by workers building the pyramids as drug and antidote to the disease being tired. And around the year 460 BC its efficacy has been praised by Hippocrates. When the world war years 1914-1918 of garlic is used by French soldiers to treat wounds.
In Thailand "Institute of Scientific and Technological Research" made capsule containing garlic extract which is equivalent to 7 grams of fresh garlic per capsule. The dose used was one capsule twice daily for 5 months. In the first month of giving blood cholesterol increases. This is the possibility of erosion of fatty deposits in blood vessels. HDL cholesterol increased after 2 months of delivery. Cholesterol levels decreased significantly after 8 weeks, but only triglyceride levels decreased after 5 months of giving garlic.
Other studies have shown that administration of garlic essential oil equals 1 gram of fresh garlic/kgBB/day are provided with high-cholesterol diet, will lower cholesterol levels, serum triglyceride levels. VLDL, LDL and increase HDL.