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Allium sativum (family Liliaceae), its bulb contains up to 0.9% of volatile irritating oil with antiseptic action; has been used as a diaphoretic, diuretic, and expectorant.
Synonym(s): garlic


a genus of plants belonging to the Liliaceae family; contain N-propyl-disulfide. A constant heavy diet of many species causes severe hemolytic anemia. Includes A. ameloprasm (wild onion), A. canadense (wild onion), A. cepa (cultivated onion), A. sativum (garlic), A. schoenprasm (chives), A. triquetrum (three-cornered garlic), A. ursinum (wild garlic), A. validum (wild onion), A. vineale (false garlic).
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Another recipe is made from Olax subscorpioidea, Chasmanthera dependens, Calliandra portoricensis (Tude), Mimosa pigra, Securidaca longipedunculata (Ipeta in Yoruba), Crinum jagus, Allium ascalonicum and Tetrapleura tetraptera that are also soaked in water.
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Heat stable antimicrobial activity of Allium ascalonicum against bacteria and fungi.
And, one final suggestion: "To reap the most benefit from your alliums, they should be allowed to sit for at least 10 minutes after chopping, slicing, or mincing to allow the allicin compound to become stable before heating," advises Landman.
La importancia del Allium cepa test radica en que es un excelente modelo de ensayo in vivo, donde es posible evaluar el dano producido por una sustancia o solucion de interes sobre el crecimiento de las raices y sobre el ADN vegetal.
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Bulbs of Allium cepa (onion) were collected from a local market in Dhaka city, Bangladesh during June 2013.