Garlic, Powder - ALLIUM SATIVUM
(Organically Grown) Available in 1 OZ
Description: Garlic is a perennial herb belonging to the Liliaceae family, which includes the onion and chive. It has long and thin flat leaves, small umbels of white-rose flowers, and an underground clustered bulb made up of several cloves enclosed in a smooth white thin papery tunic. Garlic is a powerful natural antibiotic.
Other Names: Ajo, Nectar of the Gods, Poor Man's Treacle, Stinking Rose, Stinkweed
Part Used: Bulbs ground Culinary Uses: Garlic Powder disperses easily in liquids and is a good for dishes where you would like flavor, but not texture. Garlic Powder can be substituted for fresh garlic. Use 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder in place of a fresh garlic clove.
Medicinal Uses: Garlic is considered to provide nourishment for the circulatory, immune and urinary systems. It is considered a natural antibiotic and fungicide, and to aid the body's natural ability to resist disease. It is used to reduce blood pressure in hypertensive conditions, as a supportive during colds and infections, to aid in arthritis, and for weak digestion.
Precautions and Adverse Reactions: Garlic is not to be used during pregnancy or while nursing.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.*