Garlic

is part of the onion family, making it a relative to the onion, leek, shallot and chive. While commonly noted for its distinctive aroma and taste when used in cooking, it has also been seen to have medicinal purposes. Studies have shown that can strengthen immune systems, reduce blood pressure, and fight fungal infections. Our is usually from China, Argentina, Mexico and California but is a very versatile plant that can be grown in most soils. can be used in a raw or cooked form, used to flavor oils, or pickled. John Venagarlic <span style="\\&quot;color:" rgb(51,="" 51,="" 51);="" font-family:="" arial,="" helvetica,="" sans-serif;="" line-height:="" 19px;\\"="">in fresh bulbs as well as peeled cloves.

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  • Nutrition Info
  • Serving Size: 1 clove (3.0 g
  • Amount per serving
  • Calories: 4
  • Calories from fat: 0
  • Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 1mg
  • Total Carbs: 1g
    • Fiber: 0.1g
    • Sugars: 0g
  • Protein: .2g
  • Vitamin A: 0%
  • Vitamin C: 2%
  • Calcium: 1%
  • Iron: 0%

Availability

Handling & Storage

Varieties

Available year round

Also Known As

  • Allium sativum

Garlic should be stored in a dry, cool place

  • Sativum
  • Ophioscorodon

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