Name: Allium sativum
Common names: ai, ajo, ajun, Aggiu, agliazzu, allu, hudor, scorbo.
Habitat: it is only cultivated
Parts used: the bulbs
Garlic - Allium sativum: Cultivation of garlic
Harvest: April May - July August
Storage: hang the bulbs and dry them in a ventilated and dry place
Properties: antiseptic, cholagogues, choleretics, expectorants, hypotensive, stimulants, tonics, vermifuge.
Internal use. infusion, decoction, fluid extract, tincture. Exterior: apply on corns and calluses protecting the surrounding parts.
Notes: Very used in the kitchen, excellent flavoring.
There are many varieties of wild garlic, the drying methods are the same, properties and uses are the same. Attention to the recognition of these varieties.
Properties: caloric power 88 calories per 100 gr
Vitamins contained in 100gr B1 = 0.14mg, B2 = 0.02mg, C = 5mg
Mineral salts Phosphorus = 63 mg, Calcium = 14 mg, Iron = 1.5 mg