Life Extension Optimized Garlic, 200 Vegetarian Capsules

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Garlic has been reported to have many beneficial properties including supporting the immune and cardiovascular systems. Studies indicate it lowers cholesterol, reduces arterial plaque, and fighting the common cold. It may boost natural glutathione levels.

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Garlic has been valued for centuries for its multi-faceted benefits.1-17 It has antioxidant action and can boost the level of natural glutathione, an important cellular detoxifier.18-25 The compounds allicin, oligosulfides, A. ursinum and A. sativum found in garlic support healthy platelet function.26-31

Published studies demonstrate garlic’s immune-supporting properties and numerous other health benefits. Garlic is reported to stimulate immunity, including macrophage activity, natural killer cells, and LAK cells. It has also been shown to increase the production of IL-10 and to decrease the production of tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha), IL-1alpha, IL-2, IL-6, and T-cell interferon-gamma (IFN-gamma).32-34 Clinical studies show that as much as 5–10 grams of garlic extract is effective in enhancing human immune responses.32-38

Optimized Garlic capsules contain 10,000 ppm allicin potential, a key health-promoting component of non-aged garlic. In fact, studies have highlighted allicin’s involvement in immune response and oxidative stress.32-34,39


Supplement Facts

Serving Size: 2 vegetarian capsules

Servings Per Container: 100

Amount Per Serving
Garlic (Allium sativum) extract (bulb) [std. to 10,000 ppm allicin potential] 1200 mg
Other Ingredients: vegetable cellulose (capsule) microcrystalline cellulose, vegetable stearate.

Dosage and Use:

  • Take two capsules one to four times daily with the heaviest meals, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.

Caution: Garlic taken on an empty stomach may cause irritation.


  • If pregnant, nursing, or undergoing treatment for a medical condition, consult your physician before taking this product
  • Keep out of reach of children
  • Do not exceed recommended dose


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