Tag - garlic

Allium sativum

Garlic

Allium sativum Liliaceae Habitat: Cultivated worldwide. Collection: The bulb with its numerous cloves should be unearthed when the leaves begin to wither in September. They should be stored in a cool dry place. Part Used: Bulb. Constituents:...

Onion

Onions (Allium cepa) are members of the Liliaceae (Lily) Family, making them relatives of garlic and leeks and scallions. The genus name cepa, is from its old Latin name. Native to Asia, they are one of the planet’s oldest cultivated foods...

Tofu Aioli

This is the vegan version of the French garlic mayonnaise often served with seafood, but great with roasted potatoes, artichokes, greens, and greens beans. Early harvest garlic is much milder than garlic that has been sitting around for a while and...

Various Herbs and Ginger

Blood-Thinning Herbs

Q I have antiphospholipid syndrome and have been advised to take 75 mg of aspirin daily to thin my blood. Is there an alternative blood-thinner? I already take borage oil for rheumatoid arthritis and have read that this has blood-thinning properties...

Verruca

My son has developed a verruca on his foot, and I may have one, too. I do not want to put chemicals on our skin. How can we deal with this naturally? - CN

Lowering blood pressure

Q My wife has been taking drugs for high blood pressure for six years, and suffers distressing side-effects from whichever type she is prescribed. She is convinced the drugs have no beneficial effect whatsoever, as her blood pressure goes up and...

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