Before a surgery a doctor will give you a list of what not to take that has the potential for being a blood thinner. Garlic is on that list, as is turmeric, cinnamon, peppermint, cayenne, ginger, paprika, curry powder and many other herbs and spices.
I have eaten or taken garlic for years and do not have a problem. Hubby does turmeric daily and has for years. No problems.
You should check with your LLMD and ask as it pertains to your personal health.
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