Garlic Oleoresin is produced by solvent extraction from the milled and roasted bulbs of Allium Sativum. After extraction the solvent is completely removed. The obtained product has 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.
Clove Garlic, Poor Man's Treacle
Volitile 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.