Garlic Essential Oil

 

Description:

 

Garlic is an important condiment crop. Garlic is a perennial plant having small flat leaves and white colored flowers and bulbils. It is a very hardy, rooted and bulbous plant that gives a very strong odor.

 

Uses & Benefits:

 

    • 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, canned foods, sauces as well as soups etc.
    • People are also using it in cooking several types of dishes, and to add flavor.
    • It has been also found to be successful in the treatment of skin and stomach diseases.
    • The oil is also effective in preventing heart diseases.

 

Garlic Essential Oil Specification:

 

Botanical Name:  Allium sativum
Common name:  Garlic oil, Allium sativum l. bulb oil
Origin:   India
Mode of Extraction:  Steam distilled
Parts Used:  Bulb
Note Classification:  Top
Appearance:   Pale yellow to reddish orange clear liquid
Organoleptic Properties:  Very strong and pungent aroma of garlic
Refractive Index at 20 °C:  1.555 – 1.580
Specific Gravity at 20 °C:  1.040 – 1.090
Solubility:   Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils
Storage:   Well closed in air tight containers away from sunlight and heat preferably in amber color glass containers
Blends With: Asafoetida, Basil Sweet, Chili, Cumin and Rosemary
Constituents:  Volatile oil, aliin, allicin, ajoene, allylpropl, diallyl, trisulfide, sallylcysteine, vinyldithiines, S-allylmercaptocystein, glycosides, arginine, allinase, peroxidases, myrosinase etc.

 

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