Garlic - Allium sativum

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Botanical Name - Garlic - Allium sativum.

Plant Origin - Mexico.

Oil taken from - Bulbs.

Extraction Method - Distillation.

Aroma Description - A warm and spicy pungent garlic aroma with a mildly

sweet undertone.


Traditional uses for Garlic Essential Oil include -

Garlic like Onion Essential Oil is not for the meek-hearted Aromatherapy enthusiast!

It is very similar in its therapeutic index to Onion Essential Oil.

It has a very strong aroma and must be skilfully blended in very small quantities for use in Aromatherapy to make sure its aroma doesn't overpower other products used.

- However it is well worth using as its properties are incredibly useful!

Garlic is a great Essential Oil to use during cold and flu season as it helps support the Immune System and shields the body from bacterial and viral infections.

It is a decongestant and expectorant and can help clear and lessen the symptoms of a upper and lower respiratory infections.

Garlic is a powerful blood cleanser and de-tox agent, and is stimulating to liver function.

It has notable effects on the skin and hair when used in preparations for these areas.

It is brimming full of nutrients and qualities that help keep both skin and hair healthy.  It is nourishing, softening and smoothing - helping to reduce the risk of hair damage / premature skin aging due to its impressive anti-oxidant profile.  It is also used for problem skin types where spots, pimples or acne are present and the skin looks dull and sallow.


Garlic blends well with -

Lavender, Rosemary, Marjoram, Cedarwood and Rosewood - but do remember that it has to be used in the smallest quantity to avoid it overpowering a blend!


Mantra Aromatherapy's Garlic Essential Oil is -

A pure and neat Essential Oil that has not been blended/adulterated or diluted in any way.

It is a Vegan product that is cruelty free.

Is presented for retail in a pharmaceutical grade brown glass bottle with a tamper proof cap and its own dripper insert for ease of use.

Each product purchased is freshly decanted from verified stock in the Uk in Wales.

Mantra Aromatherapy's Garlic Essential Oil is a Therapeutic Grade product and can be used as part of a Holistic treatment.


Product Safety -

Always store pure Essential Oils/Absolute Oils in brown glass bottles in an upright position with their cap firmly secured in place.

To maximise the shelf life of any Essential Oil/Absolute Oil it should be stored out of direct sunlight, in a cool, dry environment.  - A medicine cabinet is ideal!

Essential Oils/Absolute Oils should never be -

taken internally,

put on the skin without being correctly diluted first. 

never be put in or near the eyes nor put on areas of damaged or inflamed  skin. 

they should be stored away from children and used with caution around babies, small children and pets.

care and Medical advice should be taken before using Essential Oils/Absolute Oils if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or if you have a medical condition.

Always patch test before using any new Essential Oil/Absolute Oil.

Please note - important information - 

Disclaimer for Mantra Aromatherapy's Essential Oils, Absolute Oils and

Products -

The section on the Traditional Uses of Essential Oils/Absolute Oils is just that - what each Essential Oil/Absolute Oil has been used for Traditionally by generations of users. 

Mantra Aromatherapy are not making any medical claims for the uses of any of the Essential Oils/Absolute Oils/Products we sell. 

Essential Oils/Absolute Oils should not be used to treat, cure or prevent any medical condition and they should not be used to substitute mainstream medical treatments. 

We reflect only what has been written about the reputed traditional uses of each Essential Oil/Absolute Oil to help guide you to a starting point for your own personal requirements, enjoyment and research.