When to harvest garlic - Is garlic good for you

Is Garlic Good For You ?           Though garlic’s pungent smell puts many people off, nutritionists and dieticians down the ages have recommended it for its anti-bacterial nature. Garlic boosts the body’s immune system. It also thins the blood and relaxes the arteries, helping in the smoother flow of blood.

            This is because garlic has a compound called allicin. Allicin is an antioxidant which binds with free radicals to prevent cell degeneration. When Allicin decomposes, it produces an acid that binds with free radicals.More...



Garlic Facts Benefits

Garlic Facts Benefits

Garlic belongs to the same family as onions and leeks. Its sections are called cloves. Garlic has many health benefits. Though its pungent smell prevents many from consuming it, garlic is actually very good for health.More...




Growing Garlic In The Garden

Growing Garlic In The Garden

Garlic is a fairly easy plant to grow even if you are a novice at gardening. You can grow garlic by planting individual cloves. Each clove will grow up to form one plant, and yield one bulb of garlic. Garlic is, therefore, a self sustaining plant.More...



How Do You Store Fresh Garlic ?

How Do You Store Fresh Garlic

One of the best ways to store fresh garlic is to keep it in a cool dark place. There should be no moisture, and the container should be left open or have vents for free flow of air. A temperature of 50 degrees Fahrenheit is ideal for storage of garlic. You can place the garlic in open ceramic or glass containers. Traditional garlic keepers too work well for garlic storage. Wrap the leaves of the garlic around it when you store it.More...



How To Roast Garlic ?

How To Roast Garlic

Garlic is both a wonderful tasting condiment, and a healthy one too. If you know how to roast garlic, you will be able to use it in almost any of your favorite dishes. Roasting garlic is a fairly simple process that does not take much preparation time. You can mash roasted garlic into butter, add the roasted cloves to soup, and so on.More...

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