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
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