Allii sativi bulbus, garlic clove.
Garlic bulbs, consisting of fresh or carefully dried bulbs that consist of the main bulb with several secondary bulbs (cloves) of Allium sativum L. [Fam. Alliaceae], as well as its preparations in effective dosage.
Garlic contains alliin and its degradation products and sulfur-containing essential oil.
Unless otherwise prescribed:
Average daily dosage:
- 4 g fresh garlic;
- equivalent preparations.
The minced bulb and preparations thereof for internal use.
AntibacterialAntimycoticLipid-loweringInhibition of platelet aggregationProlongation of bleeding and clotting timeEnhancement of fibrinolytic activity