Latin Name: Allium sativum
Origin: is native to Central Asia and northeastern Iran
Distribution Area: is a common seasoning worldwide
Botanical Information: The leaves are of considerable length, narrowing and plane. The bulb consists of several bulblets, known technically as 'cloves. The flowers are placed at the end of a stem rising direct from the bulb and are whitish, grouped together in a globular head.
CHEMICAL COMPOSITION AND PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTIONS
- nitrogenous substances
- phosphoric acids
- vitamin C, D, B
- essential oils
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