Frequently Asked Questions

What is Garlic?

Garlic (Allium sativum) is a persistent flowering plant arising from a bulb (round and bulgy part) having a stingy smell. The bulb has thin outer leaves which enclose the inner sheath containing cloves. The bulb contains ten to twenty cloves that vary in shape and size, except for the central part.

What is the nutritional value of Garlic?

One clove (3 gram) of raw garlic consist of the following

  • Vitamin C-1% DV(daily value)
  • Vitamin B6-2% DV
  • Manganese-2% DV
  • Selenium-1% DV
  • Fiber-0.06 grams
  • Protein -0.2 grams
  • Carbohydrate-1 gram
What are the health benefits of Garlic?

Garlic is beneficial for a number of health conditions such as

  • Promotes wound healing
  • Prevents common cold
  • Reduces blood pressure
  • Improving cardiac health
  • Improving bone health
  • Helps preventing mental diseases
  • Increasing longevity
  • Reduces fatigue
  • Detoxifying heavy metals
What are the side effects of Garlic?
  • Bad breath
  • Body odor
  • Heartburn
  • Stomach gas
  • Stomach problem
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Hives
  • Itching
How to store of Garlic?
  • One can refrigerate garlic but not freeze it, as it affects its flavor and shape.
  • One can keep garlic in the stock room’s cool, dry, and dark places
  • It can be stored for around eight weeks when kept correctly

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