The Power of Garlic
It is thought that Garlic originated in the Kirgiz Desert in Siberia around 7000 years ago. It was imported into Ancient Egypt to feed the slaves who built the pyramids and to keep them fit, healthy and free from infections. Since that time garlic has played an important part in almost every civilization across the globe. In Ancient Greece, garlic was consumed in large quantities to improve circulation and build strength. In traditional Chinese Medicine garlic was the mainstay for many common ailments. An enormous amount of research has been published all over the world to confirm the many beneficial properties of garlic and the components that are generated when garlic is cut, crushed, cooked or processed.
Garlic is remarkable for the number of compounds it contains, including seventeen amino acids, at least 33 sulphur compounds, eight minerals (germanium, calcium, copper, iron, potassium, magnesium, selenium and zinc) and the vitamins A, B and C. It also comprises fibre and water but not a single trace of allicin, the wonder compound.
In an undamaged clove, alliin and allinase remain completely separate, but once its structure is ruptured – typically by cutting – the two substances come into contact and form allicin. This is the garlic's defence mechanism against an attack from the soil-borne organisms. The exceptional capacity of allicin to kill unwanted organisms is unique in a herbal compound. Allicin is able to react with micro-organisms and penetrate their cell walls. At low concentrations of allicin, the degree of interference may not be lethal, but sufficient to block the microbe’s virulence. At slightly higher concentrations, the effect can prove lethal for the micro-organism. However allicin remains active only for a short period before degrading.
How Does Allimax Differ From Other Garlic Supplements?
No other garlic supplements contain ANY allicin. They rely on your body being able to generate allicin once you have swallowed the tablet or capsule. Garlic oil supplements are produced by distilling fresh garlic, the oil that is produced is then diluted and placed into a capsule. This destroys most, if not all of the available allicin. A few garlic powder supplements can generate some allicin but this depends on the prevailing stomach conditions and may take several hours to accomplish conversion to allicin. Allimax doesn't need to wait to be converted into allicin since it actually IS allicin. Made from clean and sustainable Spanish grown garlic, Allimax enters your stomach and dissolves for easy absorption into the blood stream. The allicin in Allimax likes the acid environment of your stomach, unlike other supplements that can be inactivated by acidic conditions.