Jakarta - A new study found that garlic oil can prevent cardiomyopathy, and can help prevent heart disease.
Cardiomyopathy is a type of heart disease is responsible for the deaths due to diabetes.
The study was published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, as quoted from Natural News.
Previous studies have shown garlic supports cardiovascular health. However, new research reveals in particular how the plant tubers help diabetics with cardiomyopathy.
Wei-Wen Kuo and colleagues at the university fed diabetic rats with corn oil and garlic oil.
They observed that rodent health condition in connection with the two treatments. They found that garlic increase antioxidant enzyme, reducing heart inflammation, and stop the death of cells. Also preserve the integrity of cardiac tissue is very important.
"Garlic oil has the potential to keep the heart from diabetes causes of cardiomyopathy," the researchers said.
They assert more than 20 compounds in garlic oil treatment benefits, including allicin, an organosulfur compound. [* / Mor]