Garlic, as a medicinal ingredient, has been practically forgotten by society. The reasons can be wide, from its connection with superstition and folklore medicine (ancient civilizations believed that demons caused diseases and to get rid of them ate garlic) to social problems it can cause due to its strong smell.
It is also possible that its properties are unknown by a large majority of us, however, many scientific reports have been published on the various aspects of the Allium, most of them in recent years. Several excellent articles have also been published in magazines and in other countries, such as Japan, it has become a flagship ingredient of natural health.
Aged garlic extract
In Vitae we have a product range containing aged garlic extract, a formulation based on organically grown garlic, without pesticides, herbicides, or chemical fertilizers, undergoing an aging process. The aging process lasts 20 months and has multiple quality controls.
This aging process helps the modification of some components of raw garlic, which are unpleasant and can be irritating to the digestive system, eliminating its smell and it does not repeat.
The Kyolic® family is made with the only organic aged garlic extract, backed by more than 800 scientific studies.
Aged garlic has a host of beneficial health properties, including those related to the cardiovascular system:
- Protects the cardiovascular system
- Inhibits the formation of plaque in the coronary artery and platelet aggregation
- Improves endothelial function and microcirculation
- Intervenes as a blood pressure modulator
- Reduces blood lipid levels
- Helps lower LDL cholesterol
- It has a triglyceride reducing effect
- Helps regulate metabolism
- Reduces homocysteine serum
In short, it significantly reduces cardiovascular risks.
Apart from the implications at circulatory level, it also contributes to improve other body systems. It helps the digestive system protecting liver function, the immune system, stimulating the activity of macrophages, NK cells and T lymphocytes. It also has antiviral and antifungal activity, regulates the immunological pathways involved in allergic reactions and reduces immunological system deterioration associated with aging, and in immunosuppressed patients. Overall, it neutralizes free radicals thanks to its antioxidant action.