Raw Garlic

ORAC Value:
μ mol TE/100g.

The antioxidant value of Raw Garlic described in ORAC units is: 5,708 μ mol TE/100g.


There are many health benefits claimed for raw garlic, including for cold relief, for hair and skin, and other therapeutic uses. Those benefits are not conclusively proven, but what has been confirmed is that raw garlic (as well as the powdered form) is a rich source of antioxidants, as demonstrated by its ORAC number.

ORAC Source

USDA Database for the Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) of Selected Foods, Release 2 - Prepared by Nutrient Data Laboratory, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center (BHNRC), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - May 2010