About the Product
The garlic plant's bulb is the most commonly used part of the plant. With the exception of the single clove types, garlic bulbs are normally divided into numerous fleshy sections called cloves. Garlic cloves are used for consumption (raw or cooked) or for medicinal purposes. They have a characteristic pungent, spicy flavor that mellows and sweetens considerably with cooking.The distinctive aroma is mainly due to organosulfur compounds including allicin present in fresh garlic cloves and ajoene which forms when they are crushed or chopped.
Garlic provides no significant nutritional value, with the content of all essential nutrients below 10% of the Daily Value . When expressed per 100 grams, garlic contains several nutrients in rich amounts , including vitamins B6 and C, and the dietary minerals manganese and phosphorus.