CHEMICAL COMPOSITION In every 100g of fresh garlic, there is 4.4g of protein, 0.2 g fat, 23g carbohydrate, 5rag calcium, 44mg phosphorus, 0.4mg iron, 0.24mg thiamin, 0.03rag of ovoflavin, 0.9 mg nicotinic acid, vitamin C. 3rag The essential oil, 0.2% overall, consists of allicin and many types of thioether compounds. Garlic also contains citral, geraniol, linalool, Phellandrene-α, β-Phellandrene, propionic aldehyde, valeraldehyde. "NATURE AND FLAVOR CHANNEL tropism to the pungent taste and warm in nature, acting on the channels of the spleen, stomach and lung. EFFICIENCIES AND INSTRUCTIONS To promote the circulation of qi retenu, warming the spleen and stomach, the removal of mass in the abdomen, eliminating toxic substances, destruction of intestinal worms. It is used to treat the conservation of food in the stomach, feeling cold and pain in the abdomen , hydrops, turgor, diarrhea, dysentery, malaria, cough Whoopy, boils and pyogenic infections, tinea capitis and snake bite. DIRECTIONS To be eaten raw, mashed, or decocted for internal use.
It can also be beaten to get its juice for external application to the affected part or in installments for moxibustion at acupuncture points. Ail be pungent in flavor and warm in nature, eating too much heat and causes irritation of certain parts body, it should be avoided if one or the other indicates the syndrome of hyperactivity of fire due to yin deficiency or suffering from diseases in the eyes, mouth or tongue.
ORIGIN The fresh root of Raphanus sativus [Cruciferae].
CHEMICAL COMPOSITION containing glucose, sucrose, fructose, various types of amino acids, coumaric acid, caffeic acid, ferulic acid, phenylpyruvic acid, gentisinic, HYDROX henzoic acid-acid, vitamin C, methyl, raphanusin and so on. NATURE AND FLAVOR CHANNEL tropism pungent, sweet taste and cool in nature, acting on the lung channel and stomach.EFFICIENCIES AND INSTRUCTIONS Remove stagnant food, eliminate phlegm-heat, keeping the adverse qi flowing into the down regulation of the average jiao, eliminate toxic substances. It is used to treat food stagnation, turgor, aphonia caused by coughing due to the accumulation of mucus, hematemesis, nose bleeding, diabetes, dysentery, megrim and headache. DIRECTIONS To be eaten raw, sautéed, cooked, or placed under medication.
It can also be beaten decocted or for its juice to drink, or applied on the affected area when used externally. Patients exhibiting symptoms of insufficiency of spleen-yang should not eat.