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Garlic Essential Oil

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100% Pure & Natural Garlic Essential Oil

Botanical Name: allium sativum

Garlic has been used since the beginning of recorded history and was found in Egyptian pyramids and ancient Greek temples.

There are Biblical references to garlic. Ancient medical texts from Egypt, Greece, Rome, China and India each prescribed medical applications for garlic.

Uses of Garlic Essential Oil
  • Mix garlic oil with mud pack and use this as a face mask to diminish the appearance blemishes.
  • To improve the appearance of dry, flaky scalp, place a few drops of oil mixed with a few drops of jojoba oil in the palm of your hand and massage on the scalp with fingers, leaving on overnight for best results, then washing hair in the morning.
  • Having trouble with cold sores, use a few drops of oil on a cotton swab or ball. Apply to cold sores twice a day to improve the apperance of the cold sore.
  • Diffuse 1 drop Garlic, 2 drops Peppermint and 4 drops Lavender to promote deeper breathing.
  • The Swedes use garlic to repel trolls, in case you run into any out and about.
This oil is sourced from

China

History and Background

During the Ancient Greece times approximately 326 B.C. Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine, used garlic as part of his therapeutic regimen, advocating its use for pulmonary complaints, as a cleansing or purgative agent, and for abdominal growths.

In the Middle Ages, garlic was used as a treatment for the great Plagues. The plant has been used over many centuries in different countries as a protection against evil.

Physical Description

Clear to light yellow in color with a thin consistency.

Aromatic Description

Pungent, strong sulfurous odor

Biological Makeup and Components

diallyl trisulfide, diallyl disulfide, alliin

Extraction Technique

Steam Distilled from cloves

Information for Aromatherapists

Garlic essential oil is a top note and blends well with Basil Sweet, Cumin, Lavender, Peppermint and Rosemary essential oils. Use in very small concentrations in blends-1 or 2 drop goes a very long way.

Our Garlic essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers or carrier oils.

Cautions
  • Generally not used externally due to the strong aroma. Should not be used on individuals with acute pulomary or digestive conditions due to strong detox properties.
  • Non-Toxic. Do not use on hypersensitive, diseased or damaged skin.
  • Do not apply undiluted to the skin.
  • Any person with a history of plant or food allergies should read ingredients before using.
  • For external use only. Do not ingest.
  • If you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, have liver issues, or any other serious illness, we strongly suggest you consult a medical professional prior to using essential oils.
  • Always keep essential oils out of reach of children.
  • Keep this oil tightly closed and in room temperature or cooler spot.
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