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Garlic is the common name of the plant Allium sativa, closely related to onions, shallots, leeks and chives. Modern research confirms Garlics significant immune boosting and cardio-protective effects.

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Garlic Info

Garlic is the common name of the plant Allium sativa, closely related to onions, shallots, leeks and chives. Originally from central Asia and with a history dating back 6000 years, its culinary and medicinal use spread to the ancient cultures clustered around the Mediterranean, such as Egypt and Greece, centuries ago.

With a distinctive pungent odour due to its many sulphur compounds, garlic has a reputation as ‘nature’s antibiotic’ and is a highly effective broad spectrum anti-microbial against bacteria, viruses, worms and fungi.

Garlic Benefits

Garlic was used by the ancients to treat intestinal, digestive, respiratory and low energy complaints. Modern research confirms its significant immune boosting and cardio-protective effects. With high concentrations of the trace mineral selenium, garlic is also a potent antioxidant.

Specifically, garlic reduces the risk of blood clots by inhibiting platelet aggregation in arteries and thinning the blood, increasing its flow. It helps the body maintain normal cholesterol levels and regulate blood pressure.

Garlic’s strong immune protective action helps control most microbial outbreaks including colds, flu, ENT infections, genital herpes, candidiasis and tinia. Studies also indicate an anti-neoplastic effect with garlic intake contributing to decreased risk of some cancers.

Garlic Side Effects

Garlic’s pungent smell can be obvious on the breath, skin and sweat when consumed in large amounts. Parsley is nature’s answer to ‘garlic breath’, neutralising the smell when they are consumed together. Consuming large amounts can cause gastrointestinal upsets. Raw garlic applied topically has caused allergic dermatitis, burning and blisters in some reported cases. Caution is needed if taking anticoagulant medication because of garlic’s anti-clotting action. Culinary quantities are safe to consume and supplements taken as directed are also safe.

Product Reviews

  • GREAT PREVENTATIVE

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    I love this product and recommend it to anyone. I have not had a cold or sniffle in the last 2-3 years (even though I've been through lots of stress!). At the first sign of anything 'snotty' I tell the kids to take it and usually gets rid of any symptoms very quickly.

    Kathy

    18/07/17

  • Good product.

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    I'm a believer in garlic for general health as well as in times of crisis. The strength and no after taste makes this my daily dose.

    Sheryl

    11/07/17

  • Highly recommend

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    Got this product as my young one was bringing home some sickness almost fortnightly from creche. I work long hours and have a fairly pressured job so found I was picking up the flu or cold on a regular basis and it would do the rounds around home.
    I am a pretty healthy guy but had enough of being crook every other week. I also have a 11 month old.
    Have been using the Systemwell Ultimate tablets and have one a day or dose up on a couple if I feel something coming on. Though it is now winter and the litle one still brings stuff home I had not been sick for well over a couple of months. Stopped taking them about a week ago and guess what..... Now i'm restocking. This stuff works. Cheers.

    TikiGeorge

    5/07/17

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