Patent Number: 6,254,871

Title: Therapeutic uses of specially processed garlic for sickle cell disease

Abstract: This invention deals with a therapeutically effective composition and method for use in ameliorating the effects of sickle cell anemia and sickle cell crisis. The method preferably involves the oral administration, in preferably four doses daily, of an effective amount of a composition containing S-allyl cysteine and S-allylmercapto cysteine (such as aged garlic extract or AGE) with 1 to 10 grams of Vitamin C and between 200 to 1,200 I.U. of vitamin E.

Inventors: Ohnishi; Tsuyoshi (King of Prussia, PA)

Assignee: Wakunaga of America Co., Ltd.

International Classification: A61K 31/185 (20060101); A61K 31/195 (20060101); A61K 035/78 (); A61K 039/385 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018