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What is Garlic Extract?

Garlic (Allium sativum) has been used as a flavoring agent, condiment and for medicinal purposes for over 5,000 years. Garlic is also known as rocambole, ajo, allium, stinking rose, rustic treacle, nectar of the gods, camphor of the poor, poor man's treacle and clove garlic.

Garlic is a bulbous perennial plant with a powerful onion-like aroma and pungent taste. Thousands of studies show consuming garlic has significant protective effects on the body. The portions of the herb used clinically include fresh bulbs, dried bulbs, and oil extracted from the garlic.

Garlic has many active ingredients, including oil-based sulphur-containing compounds such as allicin, alliin, and ajoene, the enzymes allinase, peroxidase and myrosinase, B group vitamins, vitamin C, and flavonoids. Garlic is also rich in a wide range of trace minerals, including copper, iron, zinc, magnesium, germanium, and selenium.

Benefits of Garlic Extract

According to the University of Maryland's Center for Integrative Medicine, garlic may help strengthen the immune system. It is rich in antioxidants, which help prevent free radical molecules from destroying cell membranes.

Purity and Concentration of Garlic Extract

Purebulk's garlic extract powder is a 10:1 extract, meaning 10 parts of the garlic bulb were used to make 1 part of the garlic extract.

 

Potential Side Effects of Garlic Extract

Garlic use can result in side effects that include upset stomach, heartburn, flatulence, bad breath and body odor.

Taking large quantities of garlic may interact with protease inhibitors.

Use of garlic is contraindicated in individuals using the anticoagulant drug warfarin. Because of garlic's anti-clotting properties, those taking anticoagulant drugs (Coumadin, aspirin, etc.) should consult with a physicians before ingesting garlic extract.

If pregnant or nursing or taking any prescription medications, consult a physician before taking garlic supplements.

Those who will soon undergo surgery should inform their surgeons if they are taking garlic.

Because garlic is hypoglycemic in nature, diabetics and people with low blood sugar levels should always consult their physicians before using it. Consult a physician before beginning garlic supplementation if you are taking HIV medications.

Bioavailability, Mixing and Solubility of Garlic Extract

Garlic Extract should be taken with meals and with a glass of water or other liquid. This product should not be taken on an empty stomach because of its potential for gastric irritation.

How should I store it?

You will receive a re-sealable bag of this powder. Store in a cool, dry area protected from light. Reseal after each use.

References & Further Research

Linus Pauling Institute: Garlic University of Maryland Medical Center: Garlic 

The information at Purebulk.com is NOT a substitute for medical advice. ALWAYS consult your doctor or pharmacist. Do not use any dietary supplement as a replacement for conventional care, or as a reason to postpone seeing a doctor about a medical problem. Tell all your health care providers about any complementary and alternative practices you use. Give them a full picture of what you do to manage your health. This will help ensure coordinated and safe care.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates herbal and other dietary supplements differently than conventional medicines. The standards for supplements are found in the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA), a federal law that defines dietary supplements and sets product-labelðing standards and health claim limits. To learn more about DSHEA, visit the FDA Web site

Tested by Accredited 3rd Party Labs

This PureBulk product is manufactured in a cGMP registered facility. PureBulk's supplements are tested by accredited third party labs in the USA to ensure their identity, purity and potency. To receive a copy of these test results or any other PureBulk supplement please fill out the COA request form found here.

SUPPLEMENT FACTS & DIRECTIONS

Supplement Facts

Serving Size: 650 milligrams 
Servings Per Container: Varies
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value*
Garlic Extract (Allium sativum) 650 mg

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
† Daily Value Not Established 
‡ These supplement facts may vary from the product you receive.    Please call for exact numbers.

Other Ingredients: None

Free of:  Sugar, Soy, Dairy, Yeast, Gluten, Corn & Additives.

Directions:  As a dietary supplement, take 650mg (1/4 tsp) up to three times daily with meals, or as directed by a physician.

Warning: If you are pregnant, nursing, taking any medications or have any medical condition consult your physician before use. Consult physician if you are diabetic, or are taking anticoagulant or HIV medications. Keep out of reach of children.

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