Garlic - Essential Oil - Allium sativum - India - New directions Aromatics, Canada
Botanical Name: Allium sativum
Diisopropyl disulphide: 36.59%
Diisopropyl trisulphide: 22.27%
Plant Part: Bulb
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, clear, yellow to orange liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A top note of strong aroma, Garlic Essential Oil has a very strong and pungent aroma of garlic. It is not generally used in perfumery.
Blends With: Asafoetida, Basil Sweet, Chili, Cumin and Rosemary.
Product Abstract: Garlic was worshipped by the ancient Egyptians, chewed by Greek Olympian athletes, and in eastern Europe was thought to keep vampires at bay. The plant has been used over many centuries in different countries as a protection against evil. It continues to be a popular flavour in savoury foods around the world.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping) be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.