|Botanical Name||Trigonella foenum-graecum|
|Common Name||Clove Garlic, Poor Man's Treacle|
|Country of Origin||India|
|Solubility||Soluble in oil, insoluble in water|
|Specific Gravity||0.893 @ 72°F|
|Refrective Index||1.4950 @ 72°F|
|Bland With||Not Applicable|
|Flash Point||168.00 °F|
|Extraction Method||Steam Distilled|
Garlic oleoresin is obtained from the crushed bulb of the garlic, Allium sativum Linn. It has a powerful obnoxious odour due to the presence of disulphides. The bulb contains 0.06% to 0.1% of volatile oil whose active constituents are propyl /-disulphide, alliin and allicin.
Garlic is a native of central Asia and dates back to 6000 years. It is also grown in Asia, Africa, Europe and Mediterranean region. It was used for both culinary and medicinal purposes by ancient Egyptians.
Color : Yellow to orange red clear liqui,
Aroma : Strong and pungent garlic aroma.
Volatile oil content: Not less than 1% Total Ash: Not more than 3%
The oleoresin of garlic is a valuable flavoring agent. It is also used in perfumery and as insect repellent. Allicin present in volatile oil is a powerful antibacterial.