allicin


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allicin

(ˈælɪsɪn)
n
a substance found in garlic that has anti-bacterial qualities and the distinct smell redolent of garlic
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Y cemegyn Allicin sy 'na mewn garlleg, nionyn, cennin, craf y geifr ac aelodau eraill o deulu'r nionyn, a hwn sy'n gallu lladd bacteria.
More than 100 chemicals, including manganese, allicin and selenium.
Allicin is the component that is responsible for a majority of the health benefits of garlic.
Allicin is considered a promising substitute or co-adjuvant for commercial antibiotics (Cutler & Wilson, 2004).
sativum, the presence of alliin was described, whose enzyme action produced by alliinase causes allicin, which along with its degradation products, is responsible for biological activities of essential oils in the release of the odor of such species (Heinzmann, 2004).
In the herein study, experimental hens were gavaged with fresh garlic juice individually to insure that each hen receives its designated level of garlic and to confirm the integrity of some of garlic active components, allicin to be specific.
Chillies contain the strongly vasodilatory capsaicin; garlic contains the pungent organosulphur compounds allicin and diallyl disulphide that induce inflammation and pain.
Garlic contains a chemical called allicin with antiseptic properties, honey is soothing.
But hi-tech biotechnology company Neem Biotech Ltd of St Mellons, Cardiff, has come up with a new type of cattle feed infused with allicin, the active agent in garlic which gives it its pungent smell and taste.
Garlic: Contains the active ingredient allicin that fights infection.
A group of Japanese researchers recently found that cooking destroys allicin quickly.
The current study used higher levels of allicin than investigated in past trials, and also involved more participants than almost all previous investigations.