Therapeutic effect of garlic containing S-allyl cysteine and Diallyl-di-sulfide on improving blood lipid profile

Garlic Containing S-allyl Cysteine and Diallyl-di-Sulfide in Lipid Profile


  • Ayesha Siddiqa University Institute of Diet & Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Shahnai Basharat University Institute of Diet & Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Fizza Mubarik University Institute of Diet & Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Lahore
  • Fatima Farooq University Institute of Diet & Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Lahore
  • Muhammad Ali Newfoundland University, Canada



Therapeutic, Garlic, S-allyl cysteine, Diallyl-disul


Cardiovascular-related diseases are considered as the major risk for health and may lead to many illnesses. Hyperlipidemia is the highest common cause of diseases related to heart known as CHD. Since ancient times, innumerable herbs and organic foods are used to treat diseases among which garlic has been shown beneficial for treating hyperlipidemia and normalizing lipid profile levels. Garlic may be used in different forms like powder, tablets, extracts or after ageing. Its sulfur containing compounds like allicin, S-allylcysteine, alliin, ajoene, diallyl disulfide are proven to have the pharmacological benefits. The main aim of the current review is to analyze and evaluate the studies regarding anti-hyperlipidemic effects of garlic and its supplements on normalizing lipid profile among hyperlipidemicsubjects.After analyzing different studies being carried out earlier, it is concluded that garlic is effective in managing lipid profile including total cholesterol, triglycerides, LDL, HDL levels among people with hyperlipidemia ranging from mild to moderate intensity.


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DOI: 10.54393/pbmj.v5i2.110
Published: 2022-02-28

How to Cite

Siddiqa, A. ., Basharat, S. ., Mubarik, F. ., Farooq, F. ., & Ali, M. (2022). Therapeutic effect of garlic containing S-allyl cysteine and Diallyl-di-sulfide on improving blood lipid profile: Garlic Containing S-allyl Cysteine and Diallyl-di-Sulfide in Lipid Profile. Pakistan BioMedical Journal, 5(2), 18–22.



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