Medicinal vs Allicin - What's the difference?

medicinal | allicin |


As an adjective medicinal

is medicinal.

As a noun allicin is

allicin.

medicinal

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Having the properties of medicine, or pertaining to medicine; medical.
  • Tending or used to cure disease or relieve pain.
  • Tasting like medicine; particularly of sweetish artificial flavours similar to cherry, almond or licorice.
  • See also

    * salutary

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any plant that can be used for medicinal purposes.
  • Anagrams

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    allicin

    English

    Noun

  • (organic compound) An organic compound, diallyl thiosulfinate , obtained from garlic, with a variety of medicinal and antibacterial properties.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2009, date=August 26, author=Susan Sampson, title=Touring Ontario's West Coast, work=Toronto Star citation
  • , passage=The "neck" is not soft and braidable, the cloves are big and fat, there's a round basal plate at the root, and the content of allicin (a healthful compound) is five times that of offshore garlic, Rowe boasts. }}

    See also

    * (wikipedia "allicin")