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BOTANICAL BACKGROUND 728 485 Garlic Wise

BOTANICAL BACKGROUND

As time moved on, the uses of garlic in medicine flourished and many great physicians and philosophers made reference to its benefits. Hippocrates, Homer, Aristotle, Pliny, Galen, Virgil and Mohammed all believed garlic to have many useful properties. The Greek and Roman armies, like the Egyptian workers, fed garlic to build strength competitions to build…

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A HISTORY OF GARLIC CONTINUED 620 412 Garlic Wise

A HISTORY OF GARLIC CONTINUED

The Egyptians often left clay models of garlic in ordinary graves. However its powers seem to have been acknowledged at all levels of society for, during Howard Carter’s 1922 excavations, six carefully positioned bulbs were found in Tutankhamen’s tomb- probably to ward off evil spirits. Clearly the Egyptians were familiar with the power of garlic.…

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EXCERPTS FROM PETER JOSLING’S BOOK ON ALLICIN 610 409 Garlic Wise

EXCERPTS FROM PETER JOSLING’S BOOK ON ALLICIN

A HISTORY OF GARLIC, THE SOURCE OF ALLICIN To appreciate the importance of allicin it is first useful to appreciate the historical significance of garlic. Of all the plants used in cooking and natural medicine, it must be the best known and most widely used. This is not surprising given that its reputation as an…

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