What are the difference of Garlic Extract, Black Garlic Extract, Aged Garlic Extract?

What is the difference between garlic extract, black garlic extract, aged garlic extract?

Garlic Extract, is a extraction from fresh common garlic, which key active ingredients are Allicin and Alliin.

Black garlic extract, Fermenting common garlic for 60-90days will get a new natural food black garlic which is soft and slippery, sweet and sour taste, no traditional garlic smell. The key active ingredients of black garlic extract is S-Allyl-L-Cysteine (SAC).

Aged garlic extract, Fermenting pre-seasonal common garlic for at least 360days, will get aged garlic. The key active ingredients of aged garlic extract is also S-Allyl-L-Cysteine (SAC) which same with black garlic extract. But the fermenting process are quite difference.


What are Alliin, Allicin, S-Allyl-L-Cysteine (SAC)?

Alliin, Allicin, S-Allyl-L-Cysteine (SAC) are the main active ingredients for commercial garlic supplements. But only Alliin is existing in fresh garlic. How can this be!? Garlic is just like a smart biopharmaceutical facility, Allicin, S-Allyl-L-Cysteine (SAC) are produced by garlic itself!

Allicin, the most powerful compound. When you eat garlic clove, your tongue will be stimulated and excited, meantime you feel the aromatic & characteristic garlic taste (alliin changed to allicin by Alliinase). This is Allicin! But the aromatic feeling of garlic/allicin flows away with time, then only uncomfortable smells left in your mouth.(allicin is a very active compunds). Allicin is part of a defense mechanism against attacks by pests on the garlic plant. What a smart super food, alliin is a very stable sulfur compounds in garlic,only when garlic is attacked, alliin will be reacted to powerful Allicin.

S-Allyl-L-Cysteine (SAC), is a type of delivering Allicin-derived compounds, which is founded in Black garlic extract, aged garlic extract. It is produced by garlic during fermention. S-Allyl-L-Cysteine (SAC) is stable and odorless, also a bioavailable and beneficial compounds.


What is the benefit of garlc supplements?

(Or garlic extract,black garlic extract, aged garlic extract)

(Or Alliin, Allicin, S-Allyl-L-Cysteine (SAC))

Garlic is one of the earliest documented plants use by human for the treatment of diseases and maintenance of health, over 5,000 years. Modern science is tending to confirm many of the beliefs of ancient cultures regarding garlic, defining mechanisms of action and exploring garlic ’s potential for disease prevention and treatment.

The three main benefits are

  1. Prevention of cardiovascular disease (work on on central blood pressure and arterial stiffness, regarded as important risk factors for cardiovascular morbidity.
  2. Anti-oxidation
  3. Broad spectrum of antimicrobial activities


Potential pharmacological uses including as

  1. an anti-allergen,
  2. a tumor-inhibiting substance
  3. an immune enhancer
  4. Stress reducer.


Is garlic extract, black garlic extract or aged garlic extract a drug?

There are slight differences between the benefits of garlic extract and aged garlic extract or commercialized supplements, with consumers and scientists supporting both sides of the debate over which is better.

Untill now, alliin, allicin, S-Allyl-L-Cysteine (SAC) are stay in level of nutritional supplement.

Lifebio/Allicin Pharm had been researching & developing  many years for natural drugs of garlic <alliin, allicin, S-Allyl-L-Cysteine (SAC)>, may give you an answer in coming years!!

Are you looking for a natural product which has similar effect with drug?see our Monacolin-k


Why Garlife™– Premium Garlic Extract?

Over 20years experience of garlic research & production

NOP/EOS Organic Certified

Our raw garlic farms located over 1600M altitude.

Freeze Dried and low-temp manufacturing process keep all compounds original & active

Meets CPh, USP,EP,BP standard

100% GMO Free

100% No Irradiation

100% No ETO treatment


Specification List of Garlife™– Premium Garlic Extract

Garlife P-aliX; Garlic Extract with Allicin 1%-5% or as custom request.

Garlife AliX; Garlic Extract with Alliin 0.6%-5%, 50%,98% or as custom request

Garlife AG; Aged Garlic Extract with SAC(S-Allyl cysteine)

Garlife BG; Black Garlic Extract DER10-1 or with SAC(S-Allyl cysteine)

Garlife Pol; Garlic polysaccharides 50%.

Garlife Oil; Garlic Oil with ratio 100-1; 300-1

Garlife Supplement

Garlife-Silver, Alliin NLT 10,000 pg Per 500mg

Garlife-Golden, Alliin NLT 20,000 pg Per 500mg


For more information about garlic, please contact us info@lifebio-ingredient.com; info@allicinpharm.com

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