Source: Mountain Rose Herbs
Other: common garlic, rocambole, serpent garlic, Spanish garlic, ajo, rasoon or lasunam (Ayurveda), da-suan (Chinese)
Allium sativum L.
Plant Family: Liliaceae
One of the single most popular herbal preparations and seasonings of all times, garlic with its intense odor, has a strong reputation that precedes it. It has been used literally all over the world to flavor foods, to ward off evil spirits, as offerings to ancient deities, and for its medicinal bounty. Garlic helps maintain healthy cholesterol levels that are within normal range.*