Garlic from Progressive Laboratories is a formula designed to support healthy blood pressure and cardiovascular health through the use of time-tested and clinically studied aged garlic extract.‡
Many publications have shown that garlic supports the cardiovascular system. While earlier trials suggest it may mildly lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood, more recent trials found garlic to have minimal success in lowering cholesterol and triglycerides. Garlic also inhibits platelet aggregation and increases fibrinolysis which results in a slowing of blood coagulation. It is mildly antihypertensive and has antioxidant activity.‡
Garlic’s cardiovascular protective effects were illustrated in a four-year clinical trial on people 50–80 years old with atherosclerosis. It was found that consumption of 900 milligrams of a standardized garlic supplement reduced arterial plaque formation by 5–18%. T he benefits were most notable in women.‡
Our Garlic uses pure deodorized whole garlic – only the moisture has been removed. Five hundred milligrams is equivalent to 1250 milligrams of whole garlic before the moisture has been removed.
The sulfur compound allicin, produced by crushing or chewing fresh garlic or by taking powdered garlic products with allicin potential, produces other sulfur compounds including ajoene, allyl sulfides, and vinyldithiins. Aged garlic products lack allicin, but may have activity due to the presence of S-allylcysteine.
Warning: If you are pregnant or lactating woman, have any health conditions, or are taking any medication, make sure to consult your healthcare provider prior to use.
‡ These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
One capsule at each meal.
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