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Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Allium sativum essential oil
Plant Name
: Garlic
Plant Variety Name
: NA
Plant Tissue Name
: Bulb


Garlic is widely used around the world for its pungent flavor as a seasoning or condiment. Garlic was used from old days for its medicinal property, the oil extracted from it was used as insect repallent. Other parts of the garlic plant are also edible. The leaves and flowers (bulbils) on the head (spathe) are sometimes eaten. They are milder in flavor than the bulbs

Biological Activity Details

Serial No.Biological Activity Name


1. Dziri, Salma, et al. "Composition of garlic essential oil (Allium sativum L.) as influenced by drying method." Journal of Essential Oil Research 26.2 (2014): 91-96.

2. Benkeblia, N. "Antimicrobial activity of essential oil extracts of various onions (Allium cepa) and garlic (Allium sativum)." LWT-Food Science and Technology 37.2 (2004): 263-268.

3. Cavallito, Chester J., John Hays Bailey, and Johannes S. Buck. "The Antibacterial Principle of Allium sativum. III. Its Precursor and “Essential Oil of Garlic” 1." Journal of the American Chemical Society 67.6 (1945): 1032-1033.


Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Diallyl trisulfide 45.0
2Diallyl disulfude 35.60

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Gamma-Cadinene 4.30
2(E)-Alpha-Bisabolene 2.10
3Alpha-Guaiene 1.40
4Eugenol 0.40
5Diallyl sulfide 0.90
6Elemicin 0.90

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