About National Garlic Day
Garlic is one of the healthiest foods on earth with many health properties: anti-blood coagulation, antioxidant, antiviral, antimicrobial, lowers cholesterol, anticancer properties and really helps fight the common cold.
Garlic is one of the oldest food flavorings and one of the first herbs to be cultivated.. Archaeological records show that this seasoning plant was used even in Neolithic times, more than 7,000 years ago.
The first ancient civilization that truly incorporated garlic into their diet was Egypt. In the 3rd millennium BC garlic was used not only by nobility but also in medicine, religious rituals and was given to the slaves as a powerful source of strength.