What is allicin?

Answer Allicin is an oxidizing compound that is produced when garlic is crushed or chopped finely. It is responsible for that distinct garlic odor. There are beliefs that allicin has medicinal properties,... Read More »

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What is high allicin garlic?

Allicin is one of the primary reasons garlic maintains a reputation as a healthful "wonder food." It is a sulfuric acid believed to possess antioxidant and cholesterol lowering properties. "High al... Read More »

What are the benefits of allicin powder?

Allicin powder is an extract of the sulfur compound found in fresh garlic, which has many medical benefits. Allicin powder is the only way to get a standard, stable amount of allicin that can immed... Read More »

Does elephant garlic have more or less allicin?

Elephant garlic has much less allicin than regular garlic because it is more closely related to a leek than garlic, according to Gourmet Garlic Gardens. Elephant garlic does grow faster and stores ... Read More »