Garlic (allium sativum)

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  • a rich source of sulphur-containing compounds with biological activity.
  • Contains:
    • essential oils comprising mainly DIALLYL DISULPHIDE  and DIALLYL TRISULPHIDE (both fat-soluble)
    • Water-soluble compounds S-ALLYL CYSTEINE and S-ALLYLMERCAPTOCYSTEINE
    • Also VITAMINS A, B1, B2, C
  • anti-bacterial substances ALLICIN, ALLICETOIN 1 and 2,
  • the enzyme ALLIINASE