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Garlic

Species of plant

Garlic ( lat. Állium satívum ) is a perennial herbaceous plant ; species of the genus Onion of the family Amaryllidaceae ( Amaryllidaceae ) of the subfamily Onion ( Allioideae ), previously placed in an independent now abolished family of Onion ( Alliaceae ).

A popular vegetable crop among many peoples around the world, which is explained by the pungent taste and characteristic smell associated with the presence of organic sulfides (thioethers) in the plant. Bulb slices ("cloves") are used as a seed , eaten (raw or cooked, as a condiment). Leaves , arrows and flower stalks are also edible, consumed mainly in young plants.

Garlic is widely used in medicine due to its antiseptic action.

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August 22, 2021
The Times of India
The best thing about adding veggies to your diet is they are filling, high in fiber and extremely low in calories. That means you can eat as much as y
May 22, 2021
The Times of India
The ongoing pandemic is a concern for many with heart problems.
TIMESOFINDIA.COM
May 13, 2021
The Times of India
Right from cough and cold to inflammation and high blood pressure, the two ingredients work well to reduce the symptoms and provide relief.
May 12, 2021
The Times of India
The country has been badly hit by the second wave of coronavirus.
TIMESOFINDIA.COM
May 8, 2020
The Times of India
This herbal tea consists of the bulbous herb which is packed with immense medicinal benefits, lemon, and honey. Garlic is certainly an indispensable part of the Indian kitchen and is known to lend an unmissable flavour to the Indian curries and even breads.
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