Garlic is a member of the onion family (alliaceae) which includes shallots, onions, garlic, leek, chives and spring onions. Just when garlic became part of the human animal’s diet is unknown; but documented use of garlic dates back to the beginning of documented and recorded records available at this time.
In ancient Egypt, garlic was widely recognised as a health promoting addition to the diet, records show rioting when garlic was withdrawn from the diet of construction workers building the pyramids.
The health promoting properties of garlic are well documented dating back to ancient Greece, Egypt, Babylon and China.
Garlic has been used to even ward off vampires and evil spirits!
It is generally accepted that garlic supports the immune system, promotes healthy body function, circulation and may help prevent the build-up of LDL (bad cholesterol) in the cardiovascular system.
Garlic may increase the overall anti-oxidant defences, and may decrease serum glucose levels and blood pressure.
Garlic is one of the elements of a Mediterranean diet that is thought to result in some of the positive health outcomes and the extended life expectancy of Mediterranean people.
Silberhorn garlic capsules are an extract equivalent to a 3000mg capsule,