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
Analgesic, antiseptic, anti-microbial,, antidibetic, anti-catarrhal, nutritive, antispasmodic, anti-neuralgic, anti-infectious, carminative, disinfectant, insecticide, stimulant, stomachic, uterine and cardiovascular tonic.
Benefits & Uses :
Ginger oil is used in the treatment of fractures, rheumatism, arthritis, bruising, carbuncles, diarrhea, colic, cramps, nausea, hangovers, travel and sea sickness, colds and flu, sores on the skin, sore throat,catarrh, congestion, coughs, sinusitis, chills and fever.
Ginger oil is a seasoning and flavors sweets, including cakes, cookies, breads, and beverages. Also used in lot of perfumery creation and blending with other essential oils.