Garlic

Scientific Name: 
Allium sativum
Family Name: 
Amarylildaceae
Place of Origin: 
Central Asia
Plant Description: 
The stalks are topped with flower heads that are pink and mauve. The leaves are flat and leanear and the base is bulbous.
Plant Height: 
60cms
Plant Use: 
Edible
Medicinal
Harvest Period: 
Late spring early summer
Of Interest: 
The bulb is used in cooking for its strong flavor. Broad-spectrum antibiotic, antifungal, immunity booste, and anti-inflammatory. Make into a syrup or tincture, or include in all sorts of dishes.
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Herb

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