Garlic | Incredible Edible Todmorden | Herbs


garlicAllium sativum

Most cultures in the world value the healthy properties of garlic, even if many don’t like the smell. Modern research has largely vindicated its high historical reputation: it benefits digestion, the lungs, and the circulation of blood, lowers blood cholesterol, and works as a general anti-microbial combating many infectious diseases.

“Garlick maketh a man wynke, drynke, and stynke.” (Thomas Nashe, 16th cent. poet)