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Botanical Name Allium sativum
Family Amaryllidaceae
Origin Rason is native to Central Asia
Description Rason is a bulbous herb with a strong pungent odor and a hot, bitter taste. It has a stem that grows up to 60-90 cm in height with long, narrow leaves that grow from the base of the stem. The bulb is composed of several cloves that are enclosed in a white papery skin.
Parts Used The bulb is the most commonly used part of Rason for medicinal purposes.
Dose The recommended dose of Rason is 2-5 grams per day.