Guarding Your Health With Garlic

The word garlic comes from Old English garleac, meaning “spear leek.” Garlic (Allium sativum), shares the Allium genus with chives, scallions, leeks, onions, shallots, elephant garlic, and rakkyo.  All of these species, belong, in turn, to the Amaryllidaceae family, which includes many ornamentals, such as the belladonna lily, tuberose, snowdrop, snowflake, daffodil, Cape tulip, Peruvian lily, and amaryllis. Garlic is […]