A Clove of Garlic Facts

To celebrate, we’d like to help you find a tastier way to eat your way into a garlic way of life. Thanks to AmericanFolklore.net, we've dug up some interesting misconceptions, facts and tips regarding garlic history Indian food. After this, you'll be a bulb waiting to bloom. Give it a try ... American Folklore In Palestinian tradition, if the bridegroom wears a clove of garlic in his buttonhole, he is assured a successful wedding night. Many practitioners of Auryvedic medicine still practice this today. Dreaming that there is "garlic in the house" is supposedly lucky; to dream about eating  garlic means you will  discover hidden secrets.  Find some of our own  hidden (and delicious)  garlic secrets, like our creamy  Malai Kofta! You’ll be glad you did. Garlic is used for reducing cholesterol levels and cardiovascular risk. Sometime olive oil infused with fresh, raw garlic tastes fantastic, but be careful not to leave at room temperature - food poisoning could occur. "Tall Tales About Garlic Can’t Be Believed": This old saying may indeed have merit as a health remedy: "Eat leeks in March and garlic in May, Then the rest of the year, your doctor can play.”  Some of our tastiest ways to enjoy include Malai Kofta,  Chicken Curry, Palak Paneer and Chicken Biryani. Maybe not, but there IS a long history of using garlic to get rid of many insects, from slugs to mosquitos! Garlic is used today by herbalists for a wide variety of illnesses including, colds, flu, coughs, bronchitis, fever, ringworm, and liver, gallbladder, and digestive problems. You may think garlic can cure any ailment is an old wives tale, but historically, garlic has been used around the world to treat many conditions, including hypertension, infections, and snakebites. And some cultures have even used garlic to ward off evil spirits.
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