GARLIC
INTRODUCTION
This webpage is designed for garlic,an agricultural product.Since the beginning of the ancient world,garlic has been considered as a medical magic herbal drug with a reputation of folkore medicine.Now garlic is an essential part of our modern medicine and science.
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In addition,garlic has a major role to add fabulous aroma to our delicious dishes.Garlic can be called "The Stinking Rose" or "King of Herbs.Allmost all the holy books recognized garlic for its multipurpose uses.Considering all these facts,we have selected garlic as our topic.


CULTIVATION:
It is one of the oldest known crops.It is often believed,garlic was first cultivated in
Indus Vally (advaced ancient civilisation,Pakistan and the west part of India).From here it spreaded to china for cultivation in 2000 BC.
The Spanish,Portuguese and French spreaded it to the new world.


It is a frost tolerant crops.It requires cool and moist climate during growth period and warm during maturity.
More than 300 varieties of garlic have been cultivated all over the world.
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MEDICAL DATE LINE:

Garlic contains a compound called ALLICIN which is a powerful ANTIOXIDANT.With Vitamin C,this sulfur-compound kill those
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becteria that cause Cold and Flu (Natural Antibiotics).It also contains some compound such as Allin,Ajoeno ,which have the
ability to block Cancer causing agents.It is often believed that allicin has a great role for weight control.


DATE
USE
WHERE/WHOM
9500 BC-
3000 BC
As food flavouring and seassioning
Central Asia ,NEOLITH TIME
(New ston age to last part of Ston Age)
3200 BC
Used by the Pyramide builders,who believed garlic gave them strength.It was
inscribed on great Pyramide of CHEOPS.
Egypt ---Pharaoh
(King Khufu )
3000 BC
Garlic was mentioned in the first written language of Sanskrit.
Sanskrit ,India
2000 BC
Wide area of China had used garlic.It was thought,garlic provide more energy and alleviate depression
alleviate depression and US Department of Agricultur
1500 BC
recommended garlic as a cure all for over 22 commmon ailment including
lack of Stamina,Heart disease and Tumors.
Egyptian Papyrus
460-370
BC
recommended garlic for Pneumonia,Other infection,Cancer and for Digestive
disorder
Hippocrate is considered as the father of western medicin
2nd Century BC-2nd Century
AD
For medical treatment in India
Charaka Samhita,india
129-199
Roman and Greeks carried for the medicinal practice
GALEN ,personal physician of Roman
Emperor Murcas.
400
Described the medicinal properties in India and Nepal
Buddist,Navanitaka Text
1100-1200
Recommended garlic as a Palliative of the heat of the sun in field labor.
Alexander Neckam,a writer of 12th century
1665
Recommended garlic for the great PLAGUE
London College of Physicians
1772
Recorded the beneficial effects of garlic on human health
Pliney the Elder, Roman senator, naturalist and scholar.
1858
Recognised the anti- bacterial powers of garlic
Louis Pasteur ,discovered penicillin.
World war 1
Russian army used garlic to treat wounds incurred by soldiers on the Front Line.The Red Army physicians relied so heavily on garlic that it became known as the "Russian Penicilin".(garlic oil)
Russian Penicillin
1987
According to a research,garlic reduce the cholesterol level .
Loma Linda s University School of Med,icine
1998
Garlic Wine was launched commercially.
Gilroy,CAPITAL OF GARLIC
.
Lemon Garlic Wine Marinade
RAPPAZINIA gARLIC WINE
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GARLIC FOOD:
Garlic has been used as an ingredient in Asia and all over the world to make quality food and add aroma.Thousands of garlic recipes like garlic potato pie,garlic shrimp,lemon garlic etc. are favourite to millions of people.
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Now all over the world,thousands of garlic lovers celebrate the harvest session for its generous life-sustaining gifts and food-enhancing benifits to develop awareness of people
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CONCLUSION:
Eating garlic can boost our Immune sytem and prevent cardiovascular disease.Although,clinical trials on garlic by the scientists could not satisfy the medical doctors.It is a potential cancer-preventive foods. It is often belived,if garlic had produced in pharmaceutically rather than agriculturally,it would have been the largest ever produced drug in the world.In our opinion,garlic must be seen as an inseparable part of our daily diet but not an alternative modern medical drug.


EAT LEEKS IN MARCH AND GARLIC IN MAY,THEN THE REST OF THE YEAR,YOUR DOCTOR CAN PLAY..


THANK you


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