Facts of the week: garlic

Facts of the week: garlic

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  • according to Christian mythology, when Santa left the Garden of Eden, garlic grew from his left footprint.

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  • Garlic has been used as repellant for evil-including vampires
  • Garlic can be used as repel insect towards mosquito, mites and fleas
  • April 19th is national garlic day
  • In the Medieval time, garlic was used to cure drunkeness and over-eating
  • Some one who is fear of garlic is called alliumphobia

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  • The garlic smell is a chemical reaction that occurs when garlic cells are broken. The smell is the most intense after mincing.
  • Apply garlic on wounds can heal them faster.
  • China produces the most garlic! Surprise!
  • There are white, pink and violet varieties of garlic.
  • Garlic is toxic to cats and dogs.
  • Garlic can thin the blood similar to the effect of aspirin
  • In the U.S., 90% of garlic comes from California! woohoo!