Pure, Therapeutic Garlic essential oil
Botanical name : Allium sativum
Extraction method / Source : Steam Distilled / Bulbs
Aroma : Pungent,
Note : Odor Intensity :
Key constituents :
Plant description : Botanical family : Amaryllidaceae Garlic is a fragrant perennial plant in the onion family. Native to central Asia, it is now grown extensively worldwide. It is primarily grown for food and medicine. Garlic is used both raw and in cooking, and imparts a unique flavor to foods. Although garlic can be grown from seed, it is usually propagated by planting the individual cloves, and each will produce a new bulb containing many cloves. The plant produces a slender green stalk with narrow leaves and pink or purple flower.
Regions of Production : China
Growing Practices : Cultivated without the use of chemical fertilizers or pesticides.
Properties : (Battaglia, 2003, Schnaubelt, 1998) Please refer to the Glossary for terms which may be new to you.
Uses / Benefits : (Battaglia, 2003)
Modes of Administration : Topical : massage, compress. Inhalation: direct inhalation, diffuser, oil vaporizer, aromatherapy inhaler. Oral : May be taken internally if diluted, and may be used in cooking.
Fragrant influences: (Battaglia, 2003, Tisserand, 2014)
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History / Fun Facts :
TIMELESS Essential Oils guarantees the purity and quality of all our therapeutic oils. Current Certificate of Analysis is available upon request. All essential oils are best stored in an airtight container away from heat and light.
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United States Food and Drug Administration, HHS, 182.1 Substances That Are Generally Recognized as Safe, 182.20 Essential oils, Oleoresins (solvent-free), and natural extractives (including distillates), http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/CFR-2012-title21-vol3-sec182 (January 28, 2016).
Notice : This information is for educational purposes only. It has not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any condition or disease, and should not take the place of evaluation by a qualified health professional. Although we strive to provide information which is accurate and up to date, we cannot guarantee the accuracy or completeness of this information.
Precautions : Pure essential oils are highly concentrated plant extracts. Do not use them undiluted, or in the eyes or mucus membranes. If applying an essential oil to the skin, always dilute it with a proper carrier oil and test on a small patch of skin before applying to a large area. Do not take them internally except under the direction of a qualified professional trained in Aromatherapy. Always familiarize yourself with the safety, contraindications and proper preparation of each essential oil before use. Note that when using essential oils for children and the elderly, very low concentrations should be used. Keep all essential oils away from children and pets.