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Cardiovascular Research Ltd., Ecological Formulas, Allithiamine (Vitamin B1), 50 mg, 250 Capsules

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Beware the conclusions of "Read-More-Reviews--Here" reviewer

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Posted by Reviewer2420954 on Dec 10, 2013

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The "Read-More-Reviews--Here" concluded that allithiamine, a disulfide derivative of vitamin B-1 or thiamine, is "foul" because the "foul" taste persisted for some time. Yes, no wonder it persisted in her/him for a long time. Take a look at how many things this person tries and reviews. It is no wonder that allithiamine's tasted foul to this person who takes everything but 'essence of kitchen sink' and has reviews that span ten pages. This person obviously has gastroparesis that is supplement induced. Allithiamine if taken properly (with sips of water before and after taking it) in an individual who does not obviously have gastroparesis does not taste "foul" or persist in the stomach for a long time. Allithiamine is a form of vitamin B-1 that both crosses the bilipid layer separating the inside and outside of the cell AND crosses the blood brain barrier. It can be very useful in the treatment of centrally driven (i.e., brain driven) severe snoring. If one has gastroparesis whereby food and pills persist in the stomach for a LONG time, then this disulfide derivative of vitamine B-1 can taste "foul". It also can taste bad if one plunks three capsules into a dry mouth and does not wash it down promptly with water. Allitiamine can be an alternative to Benfotiamine, another fat soluble derivative of thiamine that DOES NOT, unlike Allithiamine, cross the blood brain barrier.

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Good but you will smell like garlic

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Posted by 5547341408029730586 on Dec 17, 2013

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These are powerful but you may not want to take them daily. I smelt like garlic for days even after stopping taking them. My breath, my body odor etc. But on the plus side I could digest them which was what I bought them for. I don't always digest vitamins with all the fillers in them and synthetics.

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Revolting stuff - No benefits whatsoever (science says any you do get, are apparently very short lived)

Posted by Health-Is-Wealth on Nov 20, 2013

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Foul. I threw it away - it was *that* awful to take. Think nasty artificial garlic-flavoured cough medicine that you end up 'tasting' all day or something (opposite end of the spectrum from yummy roasted garlic etc). Won't buy again and wouldn't recommend. If this review was helpful to you, please click YES below - thank you. For reviews of all the products I have purchased from iHerb, please click my username above.

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