A Miscellany of Garlic : From Paying Off Pyramids and Scaring Away Tigers to Inspiring Courage and Curing Hiccups, the Unusual Power Behind the World's Most Humble Vegetable (Hardcover)

Author: Clickner, Trina

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From ancient Greek lore to vampire movies and modern medicine, what other herb invokes such strong feelings in people as allium sativumbetter known as garlic? Most people know garlic can season food and may even protect from evil spirits but they may not know it can cure colds, attract lovers, and sweeten luckuntil now. A Miscellany of Garlic reveals all of the splendors of this amazing plant, including:

  • to keep them safe and strong, Egyptian slaves chewed on garlic while building the pyramids
  • eating garlic can help repair lung damage caused by smoking
  • Tibetan monks were banned from eating garlicdue to its reputation as an aphrodisiac
  • large quantities of raw garlic can prevent roundworm and other parasites
  • and a mixture of crushed garlic and water can rid roses of aphids
Packed with hundreds of aromatic facts, trivia, and quick-to-table recipes, A Miscellany of Garlic is an homage to the savory herb no garlic lover can resist.


Publisher Adams Media Corp
Mfg Part# 9781440529825
SKU 223041171
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1440529825
Release Date 12/18/2011
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0224
Publisher Adams Media Corporation
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