Definitions for "Garlic "
Keywords:  cloves, sativum, allium, pungent, leek
A plant of the genus Allium (A. sativum is the cultivated variety), having a bulbous root, a very strong smell, and an acrid, pungent taste. Each root is composed of several lesser bulbs, called cloves of garlic, inclosed in a common membranous coat, and easily separable.
A bulb made up of sections of "cloves." Garlic is closely related to the onion. Recipe: Garlic Oregano Chicken
Probably native to Central Asia, garlic is a member of the same family as leeks and onions. There are many varieties of differing size, pungency and colour. The bulb or 'head' of garlic is formed of 12-16 bulblets, commonly called 'cloves'. The most widely used variety has a white/grey skin and is grown in southern France. Garlic is used to flavour many types of dishes and, for real lovers of its taste, can be roasted whole and served as a vegetable.
As A Treatment"...Another is by stimulating other immune cells, such as macrophages and T-cells to fight bacterial and viral infections and to scavenge for cancer cells..."
Is used to reduce infection; Ancient Egyptians considered garlic the wonder drug of the herbal world, using it for everything from treating ear infections to tuberculosis. It is said to help prevent heart disease and cancer. Albert Schweitzer used garlic to treat Cholera, Typhus and Dysentery. Truly a wonderful herb, garlic is also said to be good to strengthen the immune system, protect from aging, protect cells from toxins, improve the cardiovascular system while fighting viral, fungal and bacterial infections.
As A Treatment"...227-37] One way garlic enhances the immune system is by promoting phagocytosis, the ability of white blood cells to fight infections..."
Keywords:  spices, lasan, lahsun
Lasan Spices
Lahsun Spices
Keywords:  allyl, sulfide
allyl sulfide, (C3H5)2S ...
Everyone knows the unfortunate side-effect of garlic: bad breath! The reason for this is that garlic's essential oils permeate the lung tissue, which means that it remains with the body long after it's been digested. It can even affect skin odor! Chewing fresh parsley may help a little, but there is no real cure. Use sparingly, unless amongst like-minded people
Garlic is said to be active against yeast in the digestive tract
Keywords:  farce, jig, kind
A kind of jig or farce.
Keywords:  pesto, berkeley, rss, companion, thanks
Garlic is a Web-based personal bookmark manager which does not require a separate SQL server. It provides full text indexing and bookmark categorization. Data is stored in Berkeley DB format, and can be exported to XML. Garlic can build a reading list from RSS feeds, thanks to a companion application called Pesto.
Keywords:  detoxifier, cleanser, natural
A natural detoxifier and cleanser
Keywords:  valerian, root
valerian root
Garlic is used in large quantities in all Asian cooking except Japanese. Asian varieties are often smaller and more potent. Pickled garlic is used as a garnish and relish.
As A Treatment"...Garlic is so effective in preventing abnormal arterial blood clotting ( thrombosis) that some surgeons advise their patients to avoid garlic one week prior to surgery because garlic can cause excessive bleeding during surgery..."
A core ingredient of many curries, along with ginger, this can be used crushed, chopped or pulped into a paste.
As A Treatment"...Garlic extract has broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity against many types of bacteria and fungi..."
Keywords:  inexpensive, excellent
Excellent and inexpensive
Keywords:  recipes, information
more information - recipes