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Allium sativum L.

  • Weici Tang
  • Gerhard Eisenbrand

Abstract

Allium sativum L. (Liliaceae), garlic, is a well known spice and has been used worldwide as a folk medicine for treatment of various infectious diseases; prevention of coronary thrombosis, atherosclerosis, and stroke; and for treatment of hyperlipidemia and vascular disorders. It is included in the appendix of the Chinese Pharmacopoeia.

Keywords

Allyl Alcohol Garlic Extract Allium Sativum Diallyl Disulfide Diallyl Trisulfide 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Weici Tang
    • 1
  • Gerhard Eisenbrand
    • 1
  1. 1.Lebensmittelchemie und UmwelttoxikologieUniversität KaiserslauternKaiserslauternGermany

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