herbs
garlic

herbs: garlic

This is one of the most used plants in cooking and medicine. According to Herodotus, this plant which originated in Central Asia was already being eaten in ancient Egypt by workmen building the Great Pyramid at Giza. They believed it to have magical and medicinal properties. It was brought to France during the Crusades and came to America with the first colonists. Garlic has remained a universal remedy in the countryside.