Chinese Scholars were praising garlic around 3000 B.C.
In ancient Egypt, 15 lbs. of garlic would purchase a healthy slave.
Workers constructing the Great Pyramids of Giza lived mainly on garlic & onions.
There are 300 strains of garlic in the world.
California grows 500 million pounds of garlic on more than 27,000 acres.
In World War I, Garlic was used to control infections in wounds and in 1963 Russia sent out
a call for garlic to help control a raging epidemic of flu.
It is considered good luck to dream of garlic but not to dream of giving it away, which is
symbolic of giving away one's good luck. Telugu proverb says, "Garlic is as good as 10 mothers".
According to various scientific studies,
GARLIC is said to...
- Act as an antiseptic
- Fight infection
- Contain chemicals that prevent cancer
- Thin the blood
- Lower blood pressure
- Reduce cholesterol
- Control triglycerides
- Stimulate the immune system
- Prevent & relieve chronic bronchitis
- Act as a decongestant & expectorant
...And it's tasty, too!