Research has discovered a complex array of bioactives present in garlic, including trace minerals, enzymes, selenium-based compounds, and sulfur-containing molecules, that are all synergistically involved in its various health benefits. Allicin, one of the most abundant and significant thiosulfinate compounds in garlic, is formed and released only after the clove is crushed. Allicin has received credit for many of garlic’s beneficial antioxidant properties.
In general, garlic is believed to support the immune system. The sulfur compounds and flavonoids found in garlic provide valuable antioxidant support. Diallyl disulphide, also identified in garlic, has been shown to support skeletal health. It is widely accepted that garlic supports cardiovascular health.
Each batch of BioPure garlic is grown without the use of bioengineering. The small eco-farms that grow the product use sustainable, organic growing methods, but choose not to incur the high annual cost for organic certification. BioPure garlic is also Kosher-Pareve, per Orthodox Union, and free of common allergens [gluten, dairy, soy, peanut, tree nuts, seeds, eggs, fin and shell fish, corn, celery, mustard, sesame, sulphite, MSG, and lupine]. We do not use steam sterilization because the process degrades the important bioactivity of the garlic components. Instead, the garlic is carefully air-dried and tested for any potential microbes, as well as heavy metals. The allicin content can vary by harvest and field location, but only the highest quality cloves are used and they are rigorously tested for purity and potency. Each vegetarian capsule contains 700 mg of 100% pure whole organic garlic clove powder, with at least 3.4 mg of allicin and no added excipients.
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