The Health and Healing Properties of Garlic


The Health and Healing Properties of Garlic

Late Spring and early Summer is when gardeners around the world commence to harvest, plump heavenly scented garlic bulbs, which are then dried in the sun for a few days before being stored for use throughout the year.

The highly aromatic member of the onion family is most commonly known as a flavouring agent in many cuisines of the world, but it also has a long history of medicinal use for humans – reducing blood pressure and cardiac conditions as well as fighting infections and a major ingredient used by many an organic gardener to create tonics for use in their gardens to fight pests.

The primary ingredients in garlic are allicin and sulphur compounds.

Why not try the following two simple recipes and enjoy both a flavour burst for your taste buds and a health boost for your body?

Chinese Garlic Chicken

Chinese Garlic Chicken
A highly aromatic dish which is quick and easy to make with only a handful of ingredients.

Tuscan Garlic Chicken

Tuscan Garlic Chicken
A rustic, flavoursome dish with endless possibilities.