Latin Name -Allium sativum
Garlic is the edible bulb from a plant in the lily family. It has been used as a spice and an herbal remedy for thousands of years. Garlic cloves are an important ingredient in cooking around the world, from Italy and France to China and Korea. Garlic cloves may also be dried or powdered and are used in tablets and capsules. Raw garlic cloves are used to make oils and liquid extracts.