Allicin and health: A comprehensive review


Salehi B., Zucca P., ERDOĞAN ORHAN İ. , Azzini E., Adetunji C. O. , Mohammed S. A. , ...More

TRENDS IN FOOD SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, vol.86, pp.502-516, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 86
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.tifs.2019.03.003
  • Title of Journal : TRENDS IN FOOD SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.502-516
  • Keywords: Allium, Allicin, Antimicrobial, Antiparasitic, Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular disease, ALLIUM-SATIVUM L., CORONARY-ARTERY-DISEASE, INTIMA-MEDIA THICKNESS, INHIBITS CELL-GROWTH, COLON-CANCER CELLS, IN-VITRO, DIALLYL DISULFIDE, ANTIOXIDANT PROPERTIES, ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY, BIOLOGICAL EVALUATION

Abstract

Background Allicin is an organosulfur and defensive compound found in garlic (Allium sativum L.) and other fawn species. Its unique odor is easily detectable, and its effects on human health have been studied since ancient times.