Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Benefits Of Garlic

Benefits Of Garlic

One of the most commonly used spices, garlic is known for its immense health benefits. It is known for its pungent smell and distinct flavor. Garlic is a species of the onion family. The commonly used part of the plant is the bulb which is divided into many sections called cloves. The cloves are used for raw consumptions or used in cooking various dishes. The roots attached to the bulb and the thin skin of the cloves is not considered to be edible. Garlic has a sulphur bearing compound known by the name of Allicin, which gives the medicinal qualities to this wonder herb.

Nutritional Value of Garlic

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