Allium sativum / garlic

Allium sativum (L.), Allioideae

Active substance extract
CAS number  8008-99-9
Plant part bulbs, leaves or flowers
China list yes
Conditions fresh or dried and crushed
Country of origin the Netherlands



Allium as an active ingredient in cosmetics and nutraceuticals

Allium sativum, a cultivated plant in the Netherlands, is a flowering plant from the Allioideae (formerly Alliaceae) family and used as an active ingredient in nutraceuticals and skin care products.

Many other varieties of allium and species are also available, for example cepa, tuberosum, hookeri, porrum and victorialis.

Allium plant components include allicin, kaempferol, ferulic acid, astragalin, methyl allyl disulfide, quercetin, diallyl disulfide, and furostanol glycosides.

Applications of Allium:

  • skin conditioning
  • high cholesterol
  • hypertension
  • fragrance
  • and many others

Delivery conditions of Allium raw material:

  • fresh flowers
  • fresh bulbs
  • dried flowers
  • crushed and dried bulbs
  • seeds

We can locate and cultivate Allium with the highest yield of active compounds for your needs!

In the Netherlands we grow approximately 30,000 different varieties of hundreds of genera on a commercial scale. Many varieties of Alliums are grown, each with its own unique ingredients and chemical composition. Let us know which substances you are looking for, and we will find the right variety with the highest levels of active substances. We have our own laboratory with the latest analytical equipment to help you find the most active plant extract for your product with the use of Multivariate data analysis of our own NMR data, LC-MS, GC-MS ao.

More information about our services, or get in touch via 0031 651 537699, info@holland

Additional information



Active substance


CAS number


Plant part

aerial parts, bulbs

China list


Country of origin

the Netherlands


cosmetics, food ingredients