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Organic Garlic

Organic Garlic

Allium sativum

Botanical Properties

Garlic, or Allium sativum belongs to the Amaryllidaceae family. It is frequently found thriving in our gardens and vegetable patches, and has a bulb (or head) containing numerous cloves. This herbaceous, bulbous plant grows a stem of around 15cm, and flowers between June and August with pinky white flowers

Origin and history

This plant probably originates from Asia, where it has been used for many thousand years for its therapeutic virtues, and for its protective “powers” within magical circles. Nowadays, garlic is an indispensable condiment and is central within most cuisines worldwide. In France, it is particularly appreciated in Provence, where it is used in many traditional recipes: aioli, aigo boulido (garlic and sage soup), bouillabaisse, mayonnaise, marinades etc.

Organoleptic properties

Aspect: limpid and clear

Colour: Yellow

Odour: characteristic garlic smell

Distilled parts: Bulb

Country of origin: France

Density: 1.080 - 1.095


Principal biochemical constituents: diallyl disulfide, diallyl trisulfide.

Allergenic molecules naturally occurring within this essential oil: Limonene, Linalool, Geraniol.

Certain natural components within this essential oil may cause allergic reactions. Please do an allergy test on the skin in the crease of your elbow before using this product.


  • Antiparisitic
  • Purifying
  • Tonic
  • Cardiovascular
  • Antiseptic
  • Bactericide
  • Antibacterial


It is said that garlic helps to purify the body. This essential oil maintains and protects the cardiovascular system, fights off both internal and external infections, bacteria, viruses, whilst fending off parasites (can act as a wormer), and will give you both strength and energy.



Please consult a doctor before any therapy or treatment is taken orally. The principal active ingredients found in garlic essential oil: alliin, allicin and alliinase, are dermocaustic.

We advise against using this oil if you have fragile or allergy-prone skin. Pregnant or lactating women, as well as children, should not use this oil at all.

Oral administration:

1 drop of garlic organic essential oil twice a day, with a little honey or on a lozenge under the tongue, in the case of cystitis.

On the skin:

Mix 2 drops of garlic essential oil with 10 drops of vegetable oil, such as sweet almond oil, and apply to warts every evening before bed during a week.

Possible synergies

For cholesterol: Rosemary

For cardiovascular tension: Petitgrain

Energetic values and synergies

Garlic is linked to the Vishuddi chakra which is found in the neck, and is the blue coloured chakra.

Garlic essential oil helps to regulate the flow of speech, verbosity and thoughts. It promotes communication and creativity.

Synergy: when combined with ginger it rebalances emotions


Flammable. Oral use only under medical advice. Keep out of reach of children. Unadvisable for children under the age of three, pregnant or lactating women. Do not apply to the skin before exposing oneself to the sun. Can be used in cooking. Do not apply neat to the skin.


The information given on this site regarding essential oils are only to be taken as indications. They do in no way, aim to replace any medical advice given by a qualified doctor. For all therapeutic uses, or if you wish to obtain more information on essential oils, please consult your doctor

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