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
ChinaHistory 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 odorBiological Makeup and Components
diallyl trisulfide, diallyl disulfide, alliinExtraction Technique
Steam Distilled from clovesInformation 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
All of our essential oils are 100% natural and free of any chemicals, pesticides and synthetic perfumes.
These products are NOT intended to diagnose, cure or prevent any disease. This information is NOT a substitute for professional medical treatment or consultation. Prior to using essential oils, Source Vitál always recommends consulting your medical professional if you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, have liver issues, or any other serious illness. Do NOT ingest essential oils internally or apply undiluted oils onto the skin without consultation from an experienced and trained aromatherapist or aromatherapy practitioner. Always consult an aromatherapist before using essential oils for babies and children.
Keep all oils tightly closed and cool. Always keep out of reach of children.
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