Garlic Essential Oil (India)
Active Ingredient: Diisopropyl disulphide: 36.59%, Diisopropyl trisulphide: 22.27%
Botanical Name: Allium sativum
Plant Part: Bulb
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: Garlic is a bulb that grows 12-16 inches tall. Each bulb has somewhere around 5-15 cloves depending on the variety.
Color: Yellow to orange red clear liquid.
Aromatic Scent: Garlic Essential Oil has a very strong and pungent garlic aroma.
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Blends well with: Not known
Common Uses: Garlic Essential Oil is reputed to have antibacterial, antiseptic and anti-hypertensive properties and can be used to prevent infections and to treat colds, bronchitis and flu symptoms. It is also believed to be a powerful detoxifier and is regarded to rejuvenate the body and relieve tiredness.
History: Garlic was worshipped by the ancient Egyptians, chewed by Greek Olympian athletes and thought to be essential for keeping vampires at bay. The plant has been used over many centuries in different countries as a protection against evil.
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