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Persian Shallot


Plant names

Scientific name: Allium Hirtifolium Boiss.
Generic name: Bulbus Allii Hirtifoliae
English names: Shallot, Persian Shallot.
Farsi names: Moosir, Moosir Irani.
Arabic names: Fom jabali, Al-karas, Ghofloot.


Plant specification

Plant family: Alliaceae.
Organs Used: Bulbs.

Type of active substance: Important components of shallot bulbs are flavonols, which include, quercetin and kaempferol. Also several sulfuric compounds such as, allicin, allium, allyl disulfide were found in shallot bulbs.

Persian shallot health benefits: One of the most important benefits shallots are known for is their high amount of antioxidants, which can help lower your risk of certain cancers. Shallots have generous amounts of iron and copper, two minerals that are known for increasing red blood cell production. Aside from lowering your risk of cancer, allicin may also help regulate your cholesterol levels. It works by inhibiting the production of a reductase enzyme in your liver responsible for cholesterol production. When potassium and allicin in shallots combine, they release nitric oxide into your system, which help lower your blood pressure. Shallots contain allium and allyl disulfide. Together, these compounds help regulate your blood sugar levels, helping diabetics to keep their condition under control.

Geographic Distribution: Persian shallot is one of the Iranian native plants that endemic to zagros mountains regions.


Persian Shallot export

Persian Shallot export are easily done by us. contact us.

Exporter of Medicinal Plants in IranMaleki Commercial Co
Phone 989025791893+