Garlic (scientific name Allium sativum) is a species in the onion genus, Allium.
Native to China, Its close relatives include the onion, shallot, leek, chive. It has history of several thousand years of human consumption and use as a medicine.
Aged Garlic Extract is garlic that has been aged for 20 months then fermented. In a process first presented by German Professor, Dr Eugene Schwell, in the 1940s. He introduced the popular Japanese practise of ageing and fermentation to garlic and found it increased the garlic’s potency beyond its natural levels, as well as removed the compounds that cause its pungent odour on the breath, stomach aches and heart burn. This new extract of garlic was given the name “Aged Garlic Extract” or “AGE” for short.
Aged Garlic Extract is often used for: cardiovascular health, detoxification, immunity, cancer, high cholesterol, high and low blood pressure, neurodegenrative disease, weight management, improving memory, & supporting cognitive function. Its a powerful antioxident that fights free radicals that cause age related cell damage and has anti-aging effects.
What is the dosage?
The usual dose is 2 capsules, once per day with food. Or as recommended by your health care practitioner.
What does it contain?
Each capsule contains 500mg Aged Garlic Extract, equivalent to 5 grams of raw garlic.
Is this better than raw garlic?
Yes. Although eating raw garlic is very good for you, it will cause bad breath. Aged Garlic Extract, doesn’t while still maintaining all the health benefits. Cooking garlic destroys most of the medicinal properties. You would not benefit as much from eating cooked garlic.
Are there any drug interactions?
Although the amount found in food would normally be safe for anyone to consume, our supplement is a more concentrated form and higher dose and could interact with some medicines including blood thinners Anti-platelets, and Protease inhibitors. If you are taking medications or other supplements check with your doctor first. Its not for Pregnant or breast feeding mothers.
What are the side effects?
Some uncommon side effects include easy bruising, & nosebleeds. If this happens stop taking and consult your doctor. Some more common side effects are upset stomach, and gas. You should not experience bad breath taking Aged Garlic.
How long will it take to get my order?
All items are dispatched daily. If you order before 2pm it will be shipped that day . We use Courier Post next day delivery for New Zealand orders. International customers will take 1 - 2 weeks. We do all we can to get you your order as quick as possible.
Does it come with a money back guarantee?
If in the unlikely event you are not 100% satisfied with our Aged Garlic Extract, you may return it for a full refund. See our FAQ page for full details of our no risk money back guarantee.