| ||Botanical Name ||: ||Allium sativum |
| ||Common Name ||: ||Garlic oil, Allium sativum l. bulb oil |
| ||CAS # ||: ||8000-78-0, F.E.M.A. : 2503 |
| ||Plant Parts Used ||: ||Bulbs |
| ||Extraction Method ||: ||Steam distillation |
| ||Color & Odor ||: ||Pale yellow to reddish orange clear liquid with spicy, intense garlic order |
Garlic is an important condiment crop. It is an erect biennial herb normally grown as an annual—i.e. a plant that only lasts for an year Constituents & Specifications :
Garlic oil has various chemical compounds that include volatile oil,aliin, allicin, ajoene, allylpropl, diallyl, trisulfide, sallylcysteine, vinyldithiines, S-allylmercaptocystein, glycosides, arginine, allinase, peroxidases, myrosinase etc. Specific Gravity :
1.04000 - 1.09000 @ 25°C Refractive Index :
1.55900 - 1.57900 @ 20°C Properties :
Analgesic, antiseptic, anti-microbial,, antidibetic, anti-catarrhal, nutritive, antispasmodic, anti-neuralgic, anti-infectious, carminative, disinfectant, insecticide, stimulant, stomachic, uterine and cardiovascular tonic. Benefits & Uses :
- In herbal medicine, garlic has been traditionally used for such ailments as asthma, deafness, leprosy, bronchial, congestion, arteriosclerosis, fevers, worms and liver and gall bladder troubles.
- It is a very good immune enhancer and cell protector.
- It is used as spice oil worldwide for flavorings the dishes, beverages, etc.