Garlic is a plant with long, flat grasslike leaves and a papery hood around the flowers. ... The stalk rises directly from the flower bulb, which is the part of the plant used as food and medicine. The bulb is made up of many smaller bulbs covered with a papery skin known as cloves.
|Storage and Uses||Store them in a cool, dry and well-ventilated place inside mesh bags. Storing in sealed containers causes molding and sprouting. Used as flavouring in a wide variety of dishes like chutneys, rice, curries, sauce or to prepare garlic bread, pasta, etc.|
|Benefits||Garlic combats sickness, including the common cold and cough. They reduce blood pressure, the risk of heart diseases and kills intestinal worms and harmful bacteria. Additionally garlics improve athletic performance.|