- Botanical name: Allium sativum L.
Odor : Very strong and stimulating characteristic garlic odor.
Color: Clear to dark yellow.
- Egypt produces: 2 000-2 500 kg/yr
- Produced mainly in Mnya, Beni Souif and Mounoufia
- Garlic essential oil is the most used oil for both culinary and medicinal purposes. It’s reputed to have antibacterial, anticoagulant , antiseptic and anti-hypertensive properties
- Application: flavoring agent in food